United States Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Protective Service Occupations Aged 16yrs+
Updated on January 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 protective service occupations, was $769; that of Whites in the same age group and occupation group was $1,061, and that of Asians in the same age group and occupation group was $1,022. Also, the median weekly earnings of Hispanics or Latinos, of all racial backgrounds, in the same age group and occupation group was $924.

In more simple terms, the median weekly earnings of Black workers who work in protective service occupations was 72.5% of that of their White colleagues, and 75.2% of that of their Asian colleagues who also work in protective service occupations. In the same vein, the median weekly earnings of Asian workers who work in protective service occupations was 96.3% of that of their White colleagues in protective service occupations.

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

  1. White Men: $1,120
  2. Asian Men: $1,039
  3. Hispanic or Latino Men: $928
  4. Hispanic or Latino Women: $915
  5. White Women: $881
  6. Black Men: $822
  7. Black Women: $672
  8. Asian Women: $650

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 protective service 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 Protective Service Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Workers in Protective Service Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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White Men
White Women
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Hispanic or Latino Women
U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers Protective Service Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black ($) White ($) Asian ($) Hispanic ($)
2,015 633 867 745 745
2,016 681 890 646 782
2,017 679 921 782 764
2,018 608 953 806 763
2,019 692 992 989 851
2,020 725 1,046 911 926
2,021 769 1,061 1,022 924
U.S. Men Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Protective Service Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Men ($) White Men($) Asian Men ($) Hispanic Men ($)
2,015 660 905 742 796
2,016 689 923 624 808
2,017 731 956 794 782
2,018 672 1,009 876 829
2,019 745 1,027 1,034 852
2,020 764 1,116 912 978
2,021 822 1,120 1,039 928
U.S. Women Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Protective Service Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Women ($) White Women($) Asian Women ($) Hispanic Women ($)
2,015 562 678 888 645
2,016 631 712 671 744
2,017 595 783 753 653
2,018 518 708 568 600
2,019 616 843 934 848
2,020 685 860 888 763
2,021 672 881 650 915

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.