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U.S. full-time wage/salary workers - inflation adjusted weekly earnings 1979-2019

This statistic shows the median inflation adjusted weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2019. In 2019, the median usual weekly earnings of a full-time employee in the United States of America were 917 U.S. dollars. Dollar value is based on constant 2019 U.S. dollars.

Median inflation adjusted weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2019

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Source

Release date

December 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

1979 to 2019

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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