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

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U.S. Full-time wage / salary workers - weekly earnings in constant dollars 1979-2017 This statistic shows the median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017. In 2017, the median usual weekly earnings of a full-time employee in the United States of America were 860 U.S. dollars. Dollar value is based on constant 2017 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 2017, the median usual weekly earnings of a full-time employee in the United States of America were 860 U.S. dollars. Dollar value is based on constant 2017 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
Supplementary notes
The term constant dollars refers to a metric for valuing the price of something over time, without that metric changing due to inflation or deflation. The term specifically refers to dollars whose present value is linked to a given year.

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