U.S. male wage and salary workers - inflation adjusted weekly earnings 1979-2018

This statistic shows the median inflation adjusted weekly earnings of male full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2018. In 2018, the median usual weekly earnings of a male full-time employee in the United States amounted to 973 U.S. dollars. Dollar value is based on 2018 U.S. dollars.

Median weekly earnings of male full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2018

Wage in constant 2018 U.S. dollars
2018973
2017964
2016957
2015949
2014925
2013929
2012935
2011931
2010952
2009961
2008933
2007930
2006928
2005930
2004951
2003951
2002951
2001953
2000937
1999935
1998923
1997906
1996891
1995883
1994877
1993875
1992882
1991888
1990899
1989918
1988918
1987919
1986919
1985908
1984905
1983911
1982912
1981904
1980910
1979945
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1979 to 2018

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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