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Table 2. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by union affiliation and selected characteristics

Table 2. Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by union affiliation and selected characteristics, 2013-2014 annual averages
Characteristic 2013 2014
Total Members
of
unions(1)
Represented
by unions(2)
Non-
union(3)
Total Members
of
unions(1)
Represented
by unions(2)
Non-
union(3)

AGE AND SEX

Total, 16 years and over

$776 $950 $944 $750 $791 $970 $965 $763

16 to 24 years

454 576 565 445 477 602 605 470

25 years and over

827 966 961 797 839 987 985 810

25 to 34 years

708 877 871 683 726 874 867 705

35 to 44 years

874 1,008 1,001 844 881 1,034 1,029 848

45 to 54 years

883 999 996 857 899 1,025 1,022 872

55 to 64 years

904 998 992 882 911 1,014 1,017 885

65 years and over

801 871 866 786 824 908 920 813

Men, 16 years and over

860 991 985 831 871 1,015 1,013 840

16 to 24 years

479 577 573 473 493 644 643 485

25 years and over

912 1,010 1,005 891 922 1,036 1,035 899

25 to 34 years

744 902 897 722 755 896 889 740

35 to 44 years

956 1,060 1,052 936 964 1,102 1,097 933

45 to 54 years

994 1,073 1,067 978 1,011 1,083 1,088 994

55 to 64 years

1,011 1,039 1,035 1,002 1,021 1,068 1,076 1,007

65 years and over

937 896 897 944 942 921 936 943

Women, 16 years and over

706 898 893 676 719 904 899 687

16 to 24 years

423 575 542 420 451 557 562 445

25 years and over

740 911 907 716 752 921 917 728

25 to 34 years

665 845 843 642 679 848 843 655

35 to 44 years

767 958 951 743 781 962 956 751

45 to 54 years

761 924 923 738 780 951 945 754

55 to 64 years

779 928 923 757 780 931 935 757

65 years and over

691 841 832 670 740 879 887 719

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY,
AND SEX

White, 16 years and over

802 978 970 769 816 997 992 784

Men

884 1,019 1,012 856 897 1,043 1,041 867

Women

722 924 917 693 734 929 923 704

Black or African American, 16 years and over

629 791 794 606 639 810 807 611

Men

664 816 812 635 680 835 833 648

Women

606 771 779 584 611 792 788 590

Asian, 16 years and over

942 961 971 937 953 979 998 948

Men

1,059 1,044 1,044 1,063 1,080 1,028 1,041 1,087

Women

819 897 909 801 841 939 950 823

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 16 years and over

578 838 832 547 594 811 795 573

Men

594 895 884 571 616 860 838 596

Women

541 763 763 516 548 757 739 520

Footnotes
(1) Data refer to members of a labor union or an employee association similar to a union.
(2) Data refer to both union members and workers who report no union affiliation but whose jobs are covered by a union or an employee association contract.
(3) Data refer to workers who are neither members of a union nor represented by a union on their job.

NOTE: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full-time wage and salary workers. All self-employed workers are excluded, both those with incorporated businesses as well as those with unincorporated businesses. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: January 23, 2015
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