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

U.S. male wage and salary workers - weekly earnings in constant dollars 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 constant U.S. dollars. In 2017, the median usual weekly earnings of a male full-time employee in the United States of America amounted to 941 U.S. dollars. Dollar value is based on 2017 U.S. dollars.
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Wage in constant U.S. dollars
2017941
2016935
2015927
2014903
2013906
2012913
2011908
2010928
2009938
2008911
2007908
2006906
2005908
2004927
2003929
2002928
2001931
2000914
1999912
1998902
1997884
1996869
1995862
1994857
1993854
1992861
1991868
1990878
1989897
1988896
1987899
1986897
1985887
1984883
1983890
1982890
1981883
1980889
1979921
Wage in constant U.S. dollars
2017941
2016935
2015927
2014903
2013906
2012913
2011908
2010928
2009938
2008911
2007908
2006906
2005908
2004927
2003929
2002928
2001931
2000914
1999912
1998902
1997884
1996869
1995862
1994857
1993854
1992861
1991868
1990878
1989897
1988896
1987899
1986897
1985887
1984883
1983890
1982890
1981883
1980889
1979921
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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 constant U.S. dollars. In 2017, the median usual weekly earnings of a male full-time employee in the United States of America amounted to 941 U.S. dollars. Dollar value is based on 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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