United States Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Production 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 production occupations, was $694; that of Whites in the same age group and occupation group was $845, and that of Asians in the same age group and occupation group was $767. Also, the median weekly earnings of Hispanics or Latinos, of all racial backgrounds, in the same age group and occupation group was $703.

In more simple terms, the median weekly earnings of Black workers who work in production occupations was 82.1% of that of their White colleagues, and 90.5% of that of their Asian colleagues who also work in production occupations. In the same vein, the median weekly earnings of Asian workers who work in production occupations was 90.8% of that of their White colleagues in production occupations.

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

  1. White Men: $907
  2. Asian Men: $806
  3. Hispanic or Latino Men: $772
  4. Black Men: $728
  5. Asian Women: $679
  6. White Women: $659
  7. Black Women: $622
  8. Hispanic or Latino Women: $596

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 production 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 Production Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Workers in Production Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
Black Men
Black Women
White Men
White Women
Asian Men
Asian Women
Hispanic or Latino Men
Hispanic or Latino Women
U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers Production Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black ($) White ($) Asian ($) Hispanic ($)
2,015 583 686 620 555
2,016 566 691 650 543
2,017 614 721 656 599
2,018 595 759 690 612
2,019 647 775 675 644
2,020 698 800 703 688
2,021 694 845 767 703
U.S. Men Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Production Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Men ($) White Men($) Asian Men ($) Hispanic Men ($)
2,015 612 748 696 605
2,016 589 752 698 603
2,017 668 792 717 672
2,018 617 822 788 690
2,019 703 847 737 709
2,020 734 869 774 730
2,021 728 907 806 772
U.S. Women Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Production Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Women ($) White Women($) Asian Women ($) Hispanic Women ($)
2,015 511 520 562 449
2,016 526 526 582 455
2,017 545 568 601 489
2,018 531 581 601 504
2,019 575 605 599 546
2,020 633 632 604 586
2,021 622 659 679 596

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.