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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
1st
2013
1st
2014
In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
1st
2013
1st
2014
1st
2013
1st
2014

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

102,606 104,327 $773 $796 $334 $339

Men, 16 years and over

56,829 57,654 867 872 374 371

16 to 24 years

4,727 4,871 487 480 210 204

25 years and over

52,102 52,783 914 925 394 394

Women, 16 years and over

45,777 46,673 704 722 304 307

16 to 24 years

3,712 3,707 419 434 181 185

25 years and over

42,065 42,967 735 754 317 321

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

81,432 82,536 802 819 346 349

Men

46,163 46,637 888 898 383 382

Women

35,269 35,899 723 740 312 315

Black or African American

12,432 12,501 622 646 268 275

Men

5,784 5,863 666 708 287 301

Women

6,648 6,638 597 606 258 258

Asian

5,861 6,353 951 955 410 407

Men

3,255 3,516 1,058 1,045 456 445

Women

2,606 2,838 831 876 358 373

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16,016 16,804 575 593 248 252

Men

9,821 10,292 593 610 256 260

Women

6,195 6,513 531 565 229 240

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.

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Last Modified Date: April 17, 2014
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