United States Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Wage And Salary Workers Aged 16 years and Over (Not Seasonally Adjusted)
Updated on July 21, 2021.

In the second quarter of 2021, the United State’s usual median weekly earnings (not seasonally adjusted) of full-time wage and salary workers, who were at least 16 years old, was $1,094 for men and $899 for women, according to recent data released by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Compared to the first quarter of 2021, the median weekly earnings of men increased by $5, and that of women decreased by $1 in 2021 Q2.

As a reference point, the total median weekly earnings for both genders was $990 in 2021 Q2, an increase of $1 compared to 2021 Q1.

The chart and table below shows the quarterly median weekly earnings by gender of full-time wage and salary workers (aged 16 years and over) for the United States (not seasonally adjusted) from 2002 Q1 to 2021 Q2.

See also: U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender, for 16 years and Over (Seasonally Adjusted)

U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Wage And Salary Workers Aged 16yrs+, Not Seas. Adj. ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Wage And Salary Workers Aged 16yrs+, Not Seas. Adj. ($)
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Year Quarter Both Genders ($) Men ($) Women ($)
2,002 Q1 611 682 530
2,002 Q2 605 677 520
2,002 Q3 603 671 527
2,002 Q4 613 686 542
2,003 Q1 620 695 551
2,003 Q2 616 692 547
2,003 Q3 618 689 550
2,003 Q4 625 704 561
2,004 Q1 634 711 567
2,004 Q2 639 714 572
2,004 Q3 632 704 571
2,004 Q4 647 722 578
2,005 Q1 653 729 586
2,005 Q2 643 713 580
2,005 Q3 649 716 585
2,005 Q4 659 731 588
2,006 Q1 668 744 600
2,006 Q2 659 731 593
2,006 Q3 675 749 599
2,006 Q4 682 749 609
2,007 Q1 693 759 615
2,007 Q2 690 763 607
2,007 Q3 695 767 616
2,007 Q4 700 774 618
2,008 Q1 719 790 637
2,008 Q2 719 800 634
2,008 Q3 720 796 631
2,008 Q4 728 807 650
2,009 Q1 738 823 649
2,009 Q2 734 815 652
2,009 Q3 738 812 657
2,009 Q4 748 825 670
2,010 Q1 754 844 665
2,010 Q2 740 810 672
2,010 Q3 740 813 662
2,010 Q4 752 830 679
2,011 Q1 755 829 683
2,011 Q2 753 825 689
2,011 Q3 753 827 673
2,011 Q4 764 843 688
2,012 Q1 769 848 697
2,012 Q2 771 865 689
2,012 Q3 758 828 685
2,012 Q4 775 875 692
2,013 Q1 773 867 704
2,013 Q2 776 860 707
2,013 Q3 771 847 698
2,013 Q4 786 869 713
2,014 Q1 796 872 722
2,014 Q2 780 857 716
2,014 Q3 790 870 715
2,014 Q4 799 882 724
2,015 Q1 808 895 730
2,015 Q2 801 886 726
2,015 Q3 803 889 721
2,015 Q4 825 907 729
2,016 Q1 830 912 750
2,016 Q2 824 909 744
2,016 Q3 827 911 745
2,016 Q4 849 927 758
2,017 Q1 865 950 765
2,017 Q2 859 934 780
2,017 Q3 859 937 767
2,017 Q4 857 946 769
2,018 Q1 881 965 783
2,018 Q2 876 959 780
2,018 Q3 887 973 796
2,018 Q4 900 993 794
2,019 Q1 905 1,004 806
2,019 Q2 908 1,000 814
2,019 Q3 919 1,002 825
2,019 Q4 936 1,022 843
2,020 Q1 957 1,066 857
2,020 Q2 1,002 1,087 913
2,020 Q3 994 1,104 902
2,020 Q4 984 1,072 894
2,021 Q1 989 1,089 900
2,021 Q2 990 1,094 899