United States Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance 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 natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations, was $803; that of Whites in the same age group and occupation group was $932, and that of Asians in the same age group and occupation group was $1,004. Also, the median weekly earnings of Hispanics or Latinos, of all racial backgrounds, in the same age group and occupation group was $777.

In more simple terms, the median weekly earnings of Black workers who work in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations was 86.2% of that of their White colleagues, and 80% of that of their Asian colleagues who also work in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. In the same vein, the median weekly earnings of White workers who work in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations was 92.8% of that of their Asian colleagues in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations.

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

  1. Asian Men: $1,018
  2. White Men: $944
  3. Black Men: $806
  4. Hispanic or Latino Men: $790
  5. Asian Women: $786
  6. Black Women: $776
  7. White Women: $687
  8. Hispanic or Latino Women: $608

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 natural resources, construction, and maintenance 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 Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Workers in Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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White Men
White Women
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Asian Women
Hispanic or Latino Men
Hispanic or Latino Women
U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black ($) White ($) Asian ($) Hispanic ($)
2,015 699 767 806 598
2,016 741 796 753 624
2,017 724 808 901 659
2,018 754 839 875 691
2,019 805 877 947 713
2,020 834 911 935 759
2,021 803 932 1,004 777
U.S. Men Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Men ($) White Men($) Asian Men ($) Hispanic Men ($)
2,015 699 776 808 606
2,016 741 805 779 639
2,017 723 818 911 676
2,018 750 851 892 699
2,019 820 887 933 723
2,020 848 925 959 774
2,021 806 944 1,018 790
U.S. Women Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Women ($) White Women($) Asian Women ($) Hispanic Women ($)
2,015 727 561 614 437
2,016 754 569 486 458
2,017 748 561 689 477
2,018 892 618 606 506
2,019 603 610 1,179 523
2,020 782 653 715 582
2,021 776 687 786 608

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.