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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
4th
2013
4th
2014
In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
4th
2013
4th
2014
4th
2013
4th
2014

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

104,791 107,368 $786 $799 $337 $338

Men, 16 years and over

57,995 59,930 869 882 373 374

16 to 24 years

5,064 5,611 492 508 211 215

25 years and over

52,931 54,319 915 929 392 394

Women, 16 years and over

46,796 47,438 713 724 306 306

16 to 24 years

4,058 4,144 449 469 192 198

25 years and over

42,738 43,294 746 756 320 320

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

82,953 84,596 813 823 348 349

Men

46,927 48,355 896 907 384 384

Women

36,026 36,241 728 738 312 313

Black or African American

12,402 13,209 632 621 271 263

Men

5,846 6,300 646 667 277 282

Women

6,556 6,909 621 602 266 255

Asian

6,206 6,111 916 959 393 406

Men

3,419 3,314 1,019 1,067 437 452

Women

2,788 2,797 792 826 340 350

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16,949 17,870 576 600 247 254

Men

10,407 11,081 594 631 255 267

Women

6,542 6,789 531 544 228 230

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: January 21, 2015
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