United States Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 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, transportation, and material moving occupations, was $696; that of Whites in the same age group and occupation group was $803, and that of Asians in the same age group and occupation group was $719. Also, the median weekly earnings of Hispanics or Latinos, of all racial backgrounds, in the same age group and occupation group was $700.

In more simple terms, the median weekly earnings of Black workers who work in production, transportation, and material moving occupations was 86.7% of that of their White colleagues, and 96.8% of that of their Asian colleagues who also work in production, transportation, and material moving occupations. In the same vein, the median weekly earnings of Asian workers who work in production, transportation, and material moving occupations was 89.5% of that of their White colleagues in production, transportation, and material moving occupations.

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

  1. White Men: $870
  2. Hispanic or Latino Men: $761
  3. Asian Men: $754
  4. Black Men: $716
  5. Asian Women: $667
  6. White Women: $639
  7. Black Women: $620
  8. Hispanic or Latino Women: $601

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, transportation, and material moving 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, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Workers in Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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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, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black ($) White ($) Asian ($) Hispanic ($)
2,015 584 683 611 556
2,016 602 685 635 557
2,017 606 717 653 596
2,018 617 733 677 612
2,019 660 755 666 646
2,020 685 768 689 675
2,021 696 803 719 700
U.S. Men Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Men ($) White Men($) Asian Men ($) Hispanic Men ($)
2,015 610 724 659 599
2,016 622 723 671 600
2,017 641 772 705 642
2,018 643 790 752 670
2,019 699 806 712 696
2,020 718 823 744 711
2,021 716 870 754 761
U.S. Women Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Women ($) White Women($) Asian Women ($) Hispanic Women ($)
2,015 478 519 550 438
2,016 528 531 585 451
2,017 530 551 577 479
2,018 539 563 587 499
2,019 592 596 592 530
2,020 615 612 602 586
2,021 620 639 667 601

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.