United States Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Business and Financial Operations Occupations Aged 16yrs+
Updated on May 14, 2022.

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2021, the median weekly earnings (without seasonal adjustment) of full-time working Blacks aged 16 years and over in the United States who work in business and financial operations occupations, was $1,197; that of Whites in the same age group and occupation group was $1,399, and that of Asians in the same age group and occupation group was $1,554. Also, the median weekly earnings of Hispanics or Latinos, of all racial backgrounds, in the same age group and occupation group was $1,241.

In more simple terms, the median weekly earnings of Black workers who work in business and financial operations occupations was 85.6% of that of their White colleagues, and 77% of that of their Asian colleagues who also work in business and financial operations occupations. In the same vein, the median weekly earnings of White workers who work in business and financial operations occupations was 90% of that of their Asian colleagues in business and financial operations occupations.

A closer look at the median weekly earnings of full-time U.S. workers who work in business and financial operations occupations in 2021 by race, hispanic or latino ethnicity, and gender, also reveals the following rankings:

  1. Asian Men: $1,753
  2. White Men: $1,559
  3. Asian Women: $1,467
  4. Black Men: $1,436
  5. Hispanic or Latino Men: $1,392
  6. White Women: $1,259
  7. Hispanic or Latino Women: $1,151
  8. Black Women: $1,119

The charts and tables below shows the historical median weekly earnings by race and hispanic or latino ethnicity as well as by gender (without seasonal adjustment), for full-time U.S. workers who work in business and financial operations occupations from 2015 to 2021.

You may also be interested in similar data for several other occupation groups here.

Note: The data for Hispanics or Latinos refers to hispanics or latinos of all racial backgrounds.

U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Business and Financial Operations Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Workers in Business and Financial Operations Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Black Women
White Men
White Women
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Hispanic or Latino Men
Hispanic or Latino Women
U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers Business and Financial Operations Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black ($) White ($) Asian ($) Hispanic ($)
2,015 959 1,151 1,232 940
2,016 970 1,172 1,335 1,017
2,017 983 1,196 1,403 987
2,018 1,118 1,216 1,357 1,029
2,019 1,120 1,295 1,520 1,036
2,020 1,145 1,367 1,625 1,162
2,021 1,197 1,399 1,554 1,241
U.S. Men Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Business and Financial Operations Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Men ($) White Men($) Asian Men ($) Hispanic Men ($)
2,015 1,055 1,343 1,416 1,001
2,016 1,122 1,392 1,536 1,143
2,017 1,075 1,414 1,630 1,106
2,018 1,219 1,421 1,506 1,202
2,019 1,170 1,493 1,700 1,135
2,020 1,190 1,576 1,771 1,310
2,021 1,436 1,559 1,753 1,392
U.S. Women Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Business and Financial Operations Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Women ($) White Women($) Asian Women ($) Hispanic Women ($)
2,015 942 1,009 1,134 883
2,016 903 1,033 1,169 953
2,017 950 1,064 1,337 912
2,018 1,019 1,101 1,255 944
2,019 1,056 1,139 1,441 950
2,020 1,119 1,185 1,527 1,069
2,021 1,119 1,259 1,467 1,151

U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity for Other Occupation Groups

See also the median weekly earnings by race and ethnicity for the following occupation groups in the United States, or use similar links here. You can also see the median weekly earnings by gender of many occupation groups, as well as many specific occupations.