United States Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Sales and Office 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 sales and office occupations, was $728; that of Whites in the same age group and occupation group was $846, and that of Asians in the same age group and occupation group was $875. Also, the median weekly earnings of Hispanics or Latinos, of all racial backgrounds, in the same age group and occupation group was $738.

In more simple terms, the median weekly earnings of Black workers who work in sales and office occupations was 86.1% of that of their White colleagues, and 83.2% of that of their Asian colleagues who also work in sales and office occupations. In the same vein, the median weekly earnings of White workers who work in sales and office occupations was 96.7% of that of their Asian colleagues in sales and office occupations.

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

  1. White Men: $1,006
  2. Asian Men: $995
  3. Asian Women: $822
  4. Black Men: $801
  5. Hispanic or Latino Men: $798
  6. White Women: $774
  7. Hispanic or Latino Women: $707
  8. Black Women: $701

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 sales and office 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 Sales and Office Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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White
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Hispanic or Latino
U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Workers in Sales and Office Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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 Sales and Office Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black ($) White ($) Asian ($) Hispanic ($)
2,015 593 692 692 593
2,016 623 713 743 613
2,017 621 739 763 630
2,018 639 763 766 647
2,019 672 775 801 676
2,020 711 829 907 723
2,021 728 846 875 738
U.S. Men Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Sales and Office Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Men ($) White Men($) Asian Men ($) Hispanic Men ($)
2,015 602 817 763 636
2,016 640 841 827 665
2,017 622 880 849 671
2,018 657 895 892 687
2,019 689 931 843 732
2,020 756 990 961 784
2,021 801 1,006 995 798
U.S. Women Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Sales and Office Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Women ($) White Women($) Asian Women ($) Hispanic Women ($)
2,015 588 636 651 575
2,016 618 658 688 588
2,017 621 683 716 609
2,018 631 710 731 624
2,019 664 719 779 643
2,020 695 755 870 692
2,021 701 774 822 707

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.