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Table 5. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers for the foreign born and native born by selected characteristics, 2012-2013 annual averages

Table 5. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers for the foreign born and native born by selected characteristics, 2012-2013 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic 2012 2013
Foreign born Native born Earnings
of foreign
born as
percent of
native
born
Foreign born Native born Earnings
of foreign
born as
percent of
native
born
Number Median
weekly
earnings
Number Median
weekly
earnings
Number Median
weekly
earnings
Number Median
weekly
earnings

Total, 16 years and over

17,089 $625 85,659 $797 78.4 17,551 $643 86,712 $805 79.9

Men

10,385 665 46,901 898 74.1 10,741 671 47,254 899 74.6

Women

6,704 589 38,758 710 83.0 6,810 610 39,458 719 84.8

AGE

16 to 24 years

994 403 8,036 452 89.2 1,001 415 8,246 459 90.4

25 to 34 years

4,275 591 20,310 729 81.1 4,257 593 20,824 730 81.2

35 to 44 years

4,972 692 19,112 897 77.1 5,065 705 19,238 911 77.4

45 to 54 years

4,267 683 21,079 913 74.8 4,341 699 20,759 916 76.3

55 to 64 years

2,142 667 14,376 929 71.8 2,376 706 14,691 932 75.8

65 years and over

439 628 2,747 778 80.7 510 665 2,954 831 80.0

RACE AND HISPANIC OR
LATINO ETHNICITY(1)

White non-Hispanic or Latino

2,906 898 64,284 857 104.8 2,867 952 64,767 864 110.2

Black non-Hispanic or Latino

1,459 640 10,002 623 102.7 1,547 649 10,139 634 102.4

Asian non-Hispanic or Latino

4,213 922 1,385 937 98.4 4,383 951 1,524 936 101.6

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

8,316 501 7,986 641 78.2 8,529 509 8,330 651 78.2

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Total, 25 years and over

16,095 652 77,623 851 76.6 16,550 670 78,465 860 77.9

Less than a high school diploma

3,879 428 3,131 510 83.9 3,931 428 3,025 511 83.8

High school graduates, no college(2)

3,899 550 21,339 675 81.5 4,047 565 20,997 674 83.8

Some college or associate degree

2,702 673 23,124 758 88.8 2,719 691 23,315 754 91.6

Bachelor's degree and higher(3)

5,615 1,164 30,029 1,165 99.9 5,853 1,235 31,129 1,187 104.0

Footnotes
(1) Data for race/ethnicity groups do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races.
(2) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(3) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

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

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Last Modified Date: May 22, 2014
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