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

U.S. male full-time wage and salary workers - weekly earnings 1979-2017 This statistic shows the median weekly earnings of male full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017. In 1979 the median usual weekly earnings of a male full-time employee in the United States of America amounted to 292 current U.S. dollars. In 2017, that figure had risen to 941 current U.S. dollars.
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Wage in current U.S. dollars
1979292$
1980313$
1981340$
1982364$
1983379$
1984392$
1985407$
1986419$
1987434$
1988449$
1989468$
1990481$
1991493$
1992501$
1993510$
1994522$
1995538$
1996557$
1997579$
1998598$
1999618$
2000641$
2001670$
2002679$
2003695$
2004713$
2005722$
2006743$
2007766$
2008798$
2009819$
2010824$
2011832$
2012854$
2013860$
2014871$
2015895$
2016915$
2017941$
Wage in current U.S. dollars
1979292$
1980313$
1981340$
1982364$
1983379$
1984392$
1985407$
1986419$
1987434$
1988449$
1989468$
1990481$
1991493$
1992501$
1993510$
1994522$
1995538$
1996557$
1997579$
1998598$
1999618$
2000641$
2001670$
2002679$
2003695$
2004713$
2005722$
2006743$
2007766$
2008798$
2009819$
2010824$
2011832$
2012854$
2013860$
2014871$
2015895$
2016915$
2017941$
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This statistic shows the median weekly earnings of male full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017. In 1979 the median usual weekly earnings of a male full-time employee in the United States of America amounted to 292 current U.S. dollars. In 2017, that figure had risen to 941 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 older
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