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Table 7. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, annual averages,

Table 7. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers by selected characteristics, annual averages
Characteristic Number of workers
(in thousands)
Median weekly earnings
2012 2013 In current dollars In constant (1982-84) dollars
2012 2013 2012 2013

SEX AND AGE

Total, 16 years and over

102,749 104,262 $768 $776 $335 $333

Men, 16 years and over

57,286 57,994 854 860 372 369

16 to 24 years

5,164 5,207 468 479 204 206

25 years and over

52,122 52,787 910 912 396 391

Women, 16 years and over

45,462 46,268 691 706 301 303

16 to 24 years

3,866 4,041 416 423 181 182

25 years and over

41,597 42,228 727 740 317 318

RACE, HISPANIC OR LATINO ETHNICITY, AND SEX

White

81,779 82,672 792 802 345 344

Men

46,672 47,053 879 884 383 380

Women

35,108 35,619 710 722 309 310

Black or African American

12,230 12,439 621 629 271 270

Men

5,756 5,851 665 664 289 285

Women

6,474 6,588 599 606 261 260

Asian

5,790 6,073 920 942 401 404

Men

3,231 3,376 1,055 1,059 459 455

Women

2,560 2,698 770 819 335 352

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

16,302 16,859 568 578 247 248

Men

9,887 10,325 592 594 258 255

Women

6,414 6,534 521 541 227 232

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, 2014
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