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Table 3. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by age, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, not seasonally adjusted

Age, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity Total Men Women
Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
TOTAL

16 years and over

16 to 24 years

16 to 19 years

20 to 24 years

25 years and over

25 to 54 years

25 to 34 years

35 to 44 years

45 to 54 years

55 years and over

55 to 64 years

65 years and over

White(1)

16 years and over

16 to 24 years

25 years and over

25 to 54 years

55 years and over

Black or African American(1)

16 years and over

16 to 24 years

25 years and over

25 to 54 years

55 years and over

Asian(1)

16 years and over

16 to 24 years

25 years and over

25 to 54 years

55 years and over

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16 years and over

16 to 24 years

25 years and over

25 to 54 years

55 years and over

Footnotes:
(1) Beginning in 2003, persons who selected this race group only; persons who selected more than one race group are excluded. For more information, see Concepts and Definitions online at www.bls.gov/cps/documentation.htm#concepts.

NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.

 

Last Modified Date: September 16, 2015