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Full-time wage and salary workers - Weekly earnings

Median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers from 1979 to 2017 (in current U.S. dollars)

Full-time wage and salary workers - Weekly earnings This statistic shows the median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017. In 1979, the median usual weekly earnings of a full-time employee amounted to 241 current U.S. dollars. In 2017, the number had risen to 860 current U.S. dollars.
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This statistic shows the median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017. In 1979, the median usual weekly earnings of a full-time employee amounted to 241 current U.S. dollars. In 2017, the number had risen to 860 current U.S. dollars.
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Release date
August 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1979-2017
Age group
16 years and over
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