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

White full-time wage and salary workers in the U.S.: weekly earnings 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 U.S. dollars. Dollar value is based on 2017 U.S. dollars.
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Total, 16 years and olderWhite
2017860890
2016850880
2015837864
2014820846
2013818845
2012821847
2011825846
2010841861
2009847867
2008824847
2007823848
2006818841
2005819845
2004830854
2003829850
2002831851
2001828847
2000822842
1999810845
1998789822
1997768792
1996764789
1995768792
1994767795
1993769796
1992756787
1991750778
1990752774
1989764784
1988768788
1987774795
1986769794
1985749776
1984734757
1983735751
1982738758
1981738756
1980744764
1979760782
Total, 16 years and olderWhite
2017860890
2016850880
2015837864
2014820846
2013818845
2012821847
2011825846
2010841861
2009847867
2008824847
2007823848
2006818841
2005819845
2004830854
2003829850
2002831851
2001828847
2000822842
1999810845
1998789822
1997768792
1996764789
1995768792
1994767795
1993769796
1992756787
1991750778
1990752774
1989764784
1988768788
1987774795
1986769794
1985749776
1984734757
1983735751
1982738758
1981738756
1980744764
1979760782
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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 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
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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