United States Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Sales and Related 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 related occupations, was $640; that of Whites in the same age group and occupation group was $934, and that of Asians in the same age group and occupation group was $906. Also, the median weekly earnings of Hispanics or Latinos, of all racial backgrounds, in the same age group and occupation group was $712.

In more simple terms, the median weekly earnings of Black workers who work in sales and related occupations was 68.5% of that of their White colleagues, and 70.6% of that of their Asian colleagues who also work in sales and related occupations. In the same vein, the median weekly earnings of Asian workers who work in sales and related occupations was 97% of that of their White colleagues in sales and related occupations.

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

  1. Asian Men: $1,161
  2. White Men: $1,099
  3. Hispanic or Latino Men: $789
  4. Asian Women: $777
  5. Black Men: $750
  6. White Women: $749
  7. Hispanic or Latino Women: $645
  8. Black Women: $585

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 related 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 Related Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Workers in Sales and Related Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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 Related Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black ($) White ($) Asian ($) Hispanic ($)
2,015 504 751 691 582
2,016 584 782 719 596
2,017 583 817 722 604
2,018 598 849 758 637
2,019 649 878 810 658
2,020 653 925 931 709
2,021 640 934 906 712
U.S. Men Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Sales and Related Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Men ($) White Men($) Asian Men ($) Hispanic Men ($)
2,015 604 917 830 714
2,016 673 943 845 677
2,017 624 974 862 724
2,018 680 1,006 943 753
2,019 763 1,037 844 774
2,020 721 1,118 1,051 814
2,021 750 1,099 1,161 789
U.S. Women Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Sales and Related Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Women ($) White Women($) Asian Women ($) Hispanic Women ($)
2,015 440 598 590 496
2,016 503 611 551 514
2,017 524 628 634 506
2,018 529 687 657 556
2,019 582 708 770 582
2,020 618 741 817 624
2,021 585 749 777 645

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.