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

U.S. White full-time wage and salary workers - weekly earnings 1979-2017 This statistic shows the median weekly earnings of white full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017. In 2017, the median usual weekly earnings of a white full-time employee in the United States of America amounted to 890 current U.S. dollars.
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Wage in current U.S. dollars
2017890
2016862
2015835
2014816
2013802
2012792
2011775
2010765
2009757
2008742
2007716
2006690
2005672
2004657
2003636
2002623
2001610
2000590
1999573
1998545
1997519
1996506
1995494
1994484
1993475
1992458
1991442
1990424
1989409
1988395
1987384
1986371
1985356
1984336
1983320
1982310
1981291
1980269
1979248
Wage in current U.S. dollars
2017890
2016862
2015835
2014816
2013802
2012792
2011775
2010765
2009757
2008742
2007716
2006690
2005672
2004657
2003636
2002623
2001610
2000590
1999573
1998545
1997519
1996506
1995494
1994484
1993475
1992458
1991442
1990424
1989409
1988395
1987384
1986371
1985356
1984336
1983320
1982310
1981291
1980269
1979248
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This statistic shows the median weekly earnings of white full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017. In 2017, the median usual weekly earnings of a white full-time employee in the United States of America amounted to 890 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 over
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