African American full-time wage and salary workers - weekly earnings 1979-2018

This statistic shows the median inflation adjusted weekly earnings of Black full-time wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2018. In 2018, the median usual weekly earnings of an African American full-time employee in the United States amounted to 694 U.S. dollars. Dollar value is based on 2018 U.S. dollars.

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

Wage in constant 2018 U.S. dollars
2018694
2017699
2016709
2015680
2014678
2013679
2012680
2011688
2010706
2009705
2008689
2007691
2006692
2005670
2004700
2003703
2002697
2001698
2000693
1999673
1998657
1997626
1996619
1995629
1994624
1993633
1992629
1991627
1990615
1989625
1988642
1987638
1986638
1985618
1984621
1983627
1982614
1981625
1980616
1979644
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1979 to 2018

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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