United States Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Service 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 service occupations, was $615; that of Whites in the same age group and occupation group was $654, and that of Asians in the same age group and occupation group was $675. Also, the median weekly earnings of Hispanics or Latinos, of all racial backgrounds, in the same age group and occupation group was $603.

In more simple terms, the median weekly earnings of Black workers who work in service occupations was 94% of that of their White colleagues, and 91.1% of that of their Asian colleagues who also work in service occupations. In the same vein, the median weekly earnings of White workers who work in service occupations was 96.9% of that of their Asian colleagues in service occupations.

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

  1. Asian Men: $773
  2. White Men: $743
  3. Black Men: $665
  4. Hispanic or Latino Men: $644
  5. Asian Women: $614
  6. White Women: $599
  7. Black Women: $594
  8. Hispanic or Latino Women: $571

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 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 Service Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Workers in Service Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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 Service Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black ($) White ($) Asian ($) Hispanic ($)
2,015 477 518 518 469
2,016 495 536 545 493
2,017 501 562 554 505
2,018 512 585 569 528
2,019 556 602 607 561
2,020 584 636 649 589
2,021 615 654 675 603
U.S. Men Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Service Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Men ($) White Men($) Asian Men ($) Hispanic Men ($)
2,015 524 601 588 496
2,016 524 610 599 517
2,017 527 621 613 543
2,018 579 670 615 589
2,019 597 685 668 604
2,020 624 723 706 629
2,021 665 743 773 644
U.S. Women Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers in Service Occupations Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Black Women ($) White Women($) Asian Women ($) Hispanic Women ($)
2,015 440 467 489 430
2,016 475 488 514 460
2,017 484 505 515 475
2,018 490 517 528 489
2,019 523 540 576 511
2,020 551 578 600 535
2,021 594 599 614 571

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.