Median hourly earnings of female wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2016 (in constant U.S. dollars)

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Wage in constant U.S. dollars
197911.17
198010.97
198110.86
198211.03
198311.01
198410.95
198510.91
198611.15
198711.31
198811.41
198911.42
199011.48
199111.6
199211.68
199311.65
199411.62
199511.67
199611.78
199711.85
199812.12
199912.45
200012.64
200113.06
200213.2
200313.16
200412.92
200512.67
200612.68
200712.71
200812.81
200913.15
201013.03
201112.79
201212.53
201312.48
201412.35
201512.71
201613.01

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This statistic shows the median hourly earnings of female wage and salary workers in the United States from 1979 to 2016. In 2016, the usual median hourly rate of a female worker's wage in the United States of America was 13.01 U.S. dollars. Dollar value is based on 2016 U.S. dollars.
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Release date
August 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
1979-2016
Age group
16 years and older
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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