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

African American full-time wage and salary workers - weekly earnings 1979-2017 This statistic shows the median weekly earnings of Black full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017. In 2017, the median usual weekly earnings of an African American full-time employee in the United States of America amounted to 682 U.S. dollars. Dollar value is based on 2017 U.S. dollars.
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Total, 16 years and olderBlack or African American
2017860682
2016850693
2015837664
2014820662
2013818663
2012821664
2011825671
2010841688
2009847688
2008824672
2007823674
2006818676
2005819654
2004830683
2003829687
2002831680
2001828682
2000822676
1999810656
1998789643
1997768611
1996764604
1995768614
1994767609
1993769618
1992756613
1991750613
1990752600
1989764611
1988768627
1987774623
1986769623
1985749603
1984734606
1983735613
1982738599
1981738610
1980744602
1979760628
Total, 16 years and olderBlack or African American
2017860682
2016850693
2015837664
2014820662
2013818663
2012821664
2011825671
2010841688
2009847688
2008824672
2007823674
2006818676
2005819654
2004830683
2003829687
2002831680
2001828682
2000822676
1999810656
1998789643
1997768611
1996764604
1995768614
1994767609
1993769618
1992756613
1991750613
1990752600
1989764611
1988768627
1987774623
1986769623
1985749603
1984734606
1983735613
1982738599
1981738610
1980744602
1979760628
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This statistic shows the median weekly earnings of Black full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2017. In 2017, the median usual weekly earnings of an African American full-time employee in the United States of America amounted to 682 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
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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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