Median hourly earnings of wage and salary workers in the United States in 2016, by age (in current U.S. dollars)

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Wage in current U.S. dollars
16 to 19 years9.2
20 to 24 years10.79
25 to 34 years14
35 to 44 years15.77
45 to 54 years16.29
55 to 64 years16.2
65 years and older13.77

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This statistic shows the median hourly earnings of wage and salary workers in the United States in 2016, by age. In 2016, the usual median hourly rate of a worker's wage between 20 and 24 years was 10.79 current U.S. dollars.
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August 2017
United States
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