African American full-time wage and salary workers - weekly earnings U.S. 1979-2019

This statistic shows the median weekly earnings of Black or African American full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2018. In 1979, the median usual weekly earnings of a Black full-time employee in the United States amounted to 199 current U.S. dollars, which was 42 U.S. dollars below the general average. In 2018, the median usual weekly earnings of an African American working full-time was 694 current U.S. dollars.

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

Wage in current U.S. dollars
2018694
2017682
2016678
2015641
2014639
2013629
2012621
2011615
2010611
2009601
2008589
2007569
2006554
2005520
2004525
2003514
2002498
2001491
2000474
1999445
1998426
1997400
1996387
1995383
1994371
1993369
1992357
1991348
1990329
1989319
1988314
1987301
1986291
1985277
1984269
1983261
1982245
1981235
1980212
1979199
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1979 to 2018

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