United States Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Wage And Salary Workers Aged 16 years and Over (Seasonally Adjusted)
Updated on June 8, 2021.

In the first quarter of 2021, the United State’s usual median weekly earnings (seasonally adjusted) of full-time wage and salary workers, who were at least 16 years old, was $1,080 for men and $898 for women, according to recent data released by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Compared to the fourth quarter of 2020, the median weekly earnings of men increased by $11, and that of women increased by $2 in 2021 Q1.

As a reference point, the total median weekly earnings for both genders was $984 in 2021 Q1, an increase of $1 compared to 2020 Q4.

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 (seasonally adjusted) from 2002 Q1 to 2021 Q1.

See also: U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender, for 16 years and Over (Not Seasonally Adjusted)

U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Wage And Salary Workers Aged 16yrs+, Seas. Adj. ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Wage And Salary Workers Aged 16yrs+, Seas. Adj. ($)
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Year Quarter Both Genders ($) Men ($) Women ($)
2,002 Q1 607 677 525
2,002 Q2 608 678 524
2,002 Q3 608 679 531
2,002 Q4 610 683 540
2,003 Q1 615 689 546
2,003 Q2 619 692 551
2,003 Q3 621 697 554
2,003 Q4 623 702 560
2,004 Q1 629 705 562
2,004 Q2 642 715 576
2,004 Q3 635 712 574
2,004 Q4 646 720 577
2,005 Q1 647 723 580
2,005 Q2 647 714 584
2,005 Q3 651 723 588
2,005 Q4 658 730 588
2,006 Q1 662 737 594
2,006 Q2 663 732 597
2,006 Q3 678 755 603
2,006 Q4 681 748 607
2,007 Q1 687 752 610
2,007 Q2 693 765 610
2,007 Q3 698 774 621
2,007 Q4 700 774 615
2,008 Q1 713 783 633
2,008 Q2 722 802 636
2,008 Q3 724 802 637
2,008 Q4 727 806 647
2,009 Q1 732 815 645
2,009 Q2 737 818 652
2,009 Q3 742 820 664
2,009 Q4 747 823 666
2,010 Q1 748 836 662
2,010 Q2 742 814 671
2,010 Q3 746 821 670
2,010 Q4 750 826 676
2,011 Q1 750 821 679
2,011 Q2 754 830 687
2,011 Q3 760 836 681
2,011 Q4 760 838 686
2,012 Q1 764 841 693
2,012 Q2 772 870 687
2,012 Q3 766 836 693
2,012 Q4 771 868 690
2,013 Q1 768 860 699
2,013 Q2 777 863 706
2,013 Q3 779 855 705
2,013 Q4 782 865 712
2,014 Q1 790 865 716
2,014 Q2 781 860 715
2,014 Q3 798 878 721
2,014 Q4 795 878 724
2,015 Q1 802 886 725
2,015 Q2 803 890 725
2,015 Q3 809 896 727
2,015 Q4 821 904 729
2,016 Q1 823 904 744
2,016 Q2 828 913 746
2,016 Q3 834 918 748
2,016 Q4 845 924 759
2,017 Q1 857 941 760
2,017 Q2 863 938 783
2,017 Q3 865 943 768
2,017 Q4 853 943 770
2,018 Q1 874 956 778
2,018 Q2 881 964 784
2,018 Q3 892 979 796
2,018 Q4 897 990 795
2,019 Q1 898 995 802
2,019 Q2 914 1,005 818
2,019 Q3 922 1,009 824
2,019 Q4 934 1,019 844
2,020 Q1 949 1,057 853
2,020 Q2 1,009 1,092 918
2,020 Q3 996 1,110 900
2,020 Q4 983 1,069 896
2,021 Q1 984 1,080 898