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Table 2. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 2. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, quarterly averages, not seasonally adjusted
Characteristic Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
2nd
2021
2nd
2022
In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
2nd
2021
2nd
2022
2nd
2021
2nd
2022

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

113,593 118,887 $990 $1,041 $368 $356

Men, 16 years and over

62,485 65,478 1,094 1,144 406 391

16 to 24 years

5,759 6,144 643 707 239 242

25 years and over

56,726 59,334 1,154 1,211 429 414

Women, 16 years and over

51,108 53,409 899 943 334 322

16 to 24 years

4,660 4,919 596 656 221 224

25 years and over

46,448 48,490 944 989 351 338

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

87,138 90,564 1,012 1,068 376 365

Men

49,224 51,073 1,115 1,161 414 397

Women

37,914 39,490 921 956 342 327

Black or African American

14,665 15,820 799 885 296 303

Men

6,969 7,684 877 953 326 326

Women

7,696 8,137 746 840 277 287

Asian

7,724 8,045 1,281 1,336 476 457

Men

4,106 4,325 1,473 1,496 547 511

Women

3,619 3,720 1,037 1,182 385 404

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

20,777 22,488 779 812 289 278

Men

12,450 13,452 825 877 306 300

Women

8,327 9,036 714 752 265 257

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. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

Last Modified Date: July 19, 2022