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Table 5. Quartiles and selected deciles of usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, second quarter 2022 averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 5. Quartiles and selected deciles of usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, 2nd quarter 2022 averages, not seasonally adjusted
Characteristic Number of
workers
(in
thousands)
Upper limit of:
First decile First
quartile
Second
quartile
(median)
Third
quartile
Ninth
decile

SEX, RACE, AND HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY

Total, 16 years and over

118,887 $547 $710 $1,041 $1,655 $2,561

Men

65,478 584 755 1,144 1,847 2,894

Women

53,409 512 668 943 1,459 2,177

White

90,564 559 723 1,068 1,689 2,621

Men

51,073 590 772 1,161 1,870 2,899

Women

39,490 519 675 956 1,479 2,224

Black or African American

15,820 491 630 885 1,359 1,909

Men

7,684 517 650 953 1,481 2,185

Women

8,137 469 613 840 1,219 1,798

Asian

8,045 602 813 1,336 2,153 3,172

Men

4,325 627 904 1,496 2,482 3,590

Women

3,720 575 748 1,182 1,865 2,699

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

22,488 491 616 812 1,230 1,857

Men

13,452 511 651 877 1,282 1,909

Women

9,036 456 588 752 1,127 1,731

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Total, 25 years and over

107,824 578 745 1,107 1,750 2,697

Less than a high school diploma

6,521 416 534 689 886 1,223

High school graduates, no college(1)

26,660 517 640 838 1,188 1,711

Some college or associate degree

26,043 558 703 961 1,389 1,938

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

48,600 742 1,034 1,547 2,321 3,451

Bachelor's degree only

29,963 702 961 1,441 2,207 3,120

Advanced degree

18,637 845 1,168 1,743 2,515 3,881

Men, 25 years and over

59,334 603 798 1,211 1,908 2,915

Less than a high school diploma

4,382 448 591 747 984 1,337

High school graduates, no college(1)

16,397 572 693 939 1,325 1,896

Some college or associate degree

13,934 602 783 1,097 1,558 2,232

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

24,621 797 1,158 1,775 2,736 3,882

Bachelor's degree only

16,015 757 1,075 1,649 2,518 3,516

Advanced degree

8,606 949 1,371 2,012 3,020 4,527

Women, 25 years and over

48,490 532 696 989 1,528 2,283

Less than a high school diploma

2,139 379 479 594 713 890

High school graduates, no college(1)

10,263 481 591 735 974 1,287

Some college or associate degree

12,109 508 648 851 1,164 1,617

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

23,979 705 945 1,372 1,921 2,829

Bachelor's degree only

13,947 665 871 1,248 1,830 2,679

Advanced degree

10,031 797 1,079 1,541 2,120 3,039

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Ten percent of all full-time wage and salary workers earn less than the upper limit of the first decile; 25 percent earn less than the upper limit of the first quartile; 50 percent earn less than the upper limit of the second quartile, or median; 75 percent earn less than the upper limit of the third quartile; and 90 percent earn less than the upper limit of the ninth decile.
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