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Table 3. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by age, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, fourth quarter 2015 averages, not seasonally adjusted

Table 3. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by age, race, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, and sex, 4th quarter 2015 averages, not seasonally adjusted
Age, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity Total Men Women
Number of
workers
(in
thousands)
Median
weekly
earnings
Number of
workers
(in
thousands)
Median
weekly
earnings
Number of
workers
(in
thousands)
Median
weekly
earnings

TOTAL

16 years and over

109,913 $825 61,013 $907 48,900 $729

16 to 24 years

9,815 502 5,511 543 4,304 453

16 to 19 years

1,079 410 601 431 479 389

20 to 24 years

8,736 513 4,910 569 3,825 464

25 years and over

100,098 872 55,502 958 44,596 764

25 to 54 years

77,377 859 43,162 926 34,216 764

25 to 34 years

26,693 743 15,025 790 11,668 695

35 to 44 years

25,064 914 14,209 994 10,855 837

45 to 54 years

25,620 920 13,928 1,038 11,693 797

55 years and over

22,721 930 12,340 1,092 10,380 768

55 to 64 years

18,525 943 10,004 1,119 8,521 775

65 years and over

4,196 870 2,336 991 1,859 710

White

16 years and over

86,103 847 48,944 931 37,159 745

16 to 24 years

7,639 508 4,375 550 3,264 457

25 years and over

78,464 892 44,569 986 33,895 782

25 to 54 years

59,956 876 34,286 950 25,670 780

55 years and over

18,507 962 10,283 1,144 8,225 789

Black or African American

16 years and over

13,698 643 6,486 674 7,212 621

16 to 24 years

1,382 462 725 500 657 427

25 years and over

12,317 672 5,762 709 6,555 647

25 to 54 years

9,862 663 4,673 703 5,189 641

55 years and over

2,455 702 1,089 726 1,366 680

Asian

16 years and over

6,567 1,091 3,628 1,178 2,939 943

16 to 24 years

353 610 184 612 168 602

25 years and over

6,214 1,121 3,444 1,240 2,770 960

25 to 54 years

4,921 1,124 2,735 1,247 2,186 966

55 years and over

1,293 1,101 709 1,200 584 930

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16 years and over

18,272 624 11,127 679 7,145 570

16 to 24 years

2,094 473 1,260 506 834 423

25 years and over

16,178 661 9,867 705 6,311 596

25 to 54 years

13,857 666 8,485 701 5,372 604

55 years and over

2,321 641 1,381 730 940 552

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 22, 2016
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