United States Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Education, Training, and Library Occupations Aged 16yrs+
Updated on October 20, 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 education, training, and library occupations, was $1,030; that of Whites in the same age group and occupation group was $1,146, and that of Asians in the same age group and occupation group was $1,327. Also, the median weekly earnings of Hispanics or Latinos, of all racial backgrounds, in the same age group and occupation group was $1,108.

In more simple terms, the median weekly earnings of Black workers who work in education, training, and library occupations was 89.9% of that of their White colleagues, and 77.6% of that of their Asian colleagues who also work in education, training, and library occupations. In the same vein, the median weekly earnings of White workers who work in education, training, and library occupations was 86.4% of that of their Asian colleagues in education, training, and library occupations.

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

  1. Asian Men: $1,588
  2. White Men: $1,354
  3. Asian Women: $1,231
  4. Hispanic or Latino Men: $1,171
  5. Black Men: $1,157
  6. White Women: $1,079
  7. Hispanic or Latino Women: $1,040
  8. Black Women: $973

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 education, training, and library 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 Education, Training, and Library Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Workers in Education, Training, and Library Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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White Men
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers Education, Training, and Library Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black ($) White ($) Asian ($) Hispanic ($)
2015 836 966 1085 858
2016 847 1002 1049 865
2017 880 1020 1001 915
2018 859 1019 1140 907
2019 963 1065 1245 942
2020 1017 1100 1256 1028
2021 1030 1146 1327 1108
U.S. Men Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Education, Training, and Library Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Men ($) White Men($) Asian Men ($) Hispanic Men ($)
2015 983 1156 1238 1023
2016 1036 1165 1297 1059
2017 1033 1223 1348 1022
2018 1079 1236 1613 1033
2019 1088 1290 1440 1192
2020 1195 1328 1403 1254
2021 1157 1354 1588 1171
U.S. Women Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Education, Training, and Library Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Women ($) White Women($) Asian Women ($) Hispanic Women ($)
2015 780 919 1017 791
2016 772 951 986 808
2017 830 953 915 871
2018 806 959 916 852
2019 914 994 1159 867
2020 959 1029 1196 967
2021 973 1079 1231 1040

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.