Percent change of median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers in the United States between 2015 and 2016, by gender and educational attainment

U.S. wage and salary workers: change in weekly earnings by gender/education 2016 This statistic shows the average annual percent change in median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers in the United States in 2016, by gender and educational attainment. Male workers with some college or associate’s degree tend to earn around 1.5 percent more in 2016 than the preceding previous year.
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WomenMen
Less than a high school diploma1.2%6%
High school graduate, no college2.2%1.3%
Some college or associate’s degree3.6%1.5%
Bachelor’s degree and higher3.5%3.1%
WomenMen
Less than a high school diploma1.2%6%
High school graduate, no college2.2%1.3%
Some college or associate’s degree3.6%1.5%
Bachelor’s degree and higher3.5%3.1%
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This statistic shows the average annual percent change in median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers in the United States in 2016, by gender and educational attainment. Male workers with some college or associate’s degree tend to earn around 1.5 percent more in 2016 than the preceding previous year.
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Release date
March 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2015-2016
Age group
25 years and older
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The change is measured as the percent change of current-dollar median usual weekly earnings.
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