United States Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Wage And Salary Workers Aged 16 years and Over (Seasonally Adjusted)
Updated on October 20, 2022.

In the third quarter of 2022, 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 $1,166 for men and $968 for women, according to recent data released by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Compared to the second quarter of 2022, the median weekly earnings of men increased by $18, and that of women increased by $19 in 2022 Q3.

As a reference point, the total median weekly earnings for both genders was $1,068 in 2022 Q3, an increase of $23 compared to 2022 Q2.

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 2022 Q3.

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 ($)
2002 Q1 607 677 525
2002 Q2 608 678 524
2002 Q3 608 679 531
2002 Q4 610 683 540
2003 Q1 615 689 546
2003 Q2 619 692 551
2003 Q3 621 697 554
2003 Q4 623 702 560
2004 Q1 629 705 562
2004 Q2 642 715 576
2004 Q3 635 712 574
2004 Q4 646 720 577
2005 Q1 647 723 580
2005 Q2 647 714 584
2005 Q3 651 723 588
2005 Q4 658 730 588
2006 Q1 662 737 594
2006 Q2 663 732 597
2006 Q3 678 755 603
2006 Q4 681 748 607
2007 Q1 687 752 610
2007 Q2 693 765 610
2007 Q3 698 774 621
2007 Q4 700 774 615
2008 Q1 713 783 633
2008 Q2 722 802 636
2008 Q3 724 802 637
2008 Q4 727 806 647
2009 Q1 732 815 645
2009 Q2 737 818 652
2009 Q3 742 820 664
2009 Q4 747 823 666
2010 Q1 748 836 662
2010 Q2 742 814 671
2010 Q3 746 821 670
2010 Q4 750 826 676
2011 Q1 750 821 679
2011 Q2 754 830 687
2011 Q3 760 836 681
2011 Q4 760 838 686
2012 Q1 764 841 693
2012 Q2 772 870 687
2012 Q3 766 836 693
2012 Q4 771 868 690
2013 Q1 768 860 699
2013 Q2 777 863 706
2013 Q3 779 855 705
2013 Q4 782 865 712
2014 Q1 790 865 716
2014 Q2 781 860 715
2014 Q3 798 878 721
2014 Q4 795 878 724
2015 Q1 802 886 725
2015 Q2 803 890 725
2015 Q3 809 896 727
2015 Q4 821 904 729
2016 Q1 823 904 744
2016 Q2 828 913 746
2016 Q3 834 918 748
2016 Q4 845 924 759
2017 Q1 858 941 760
2017 Q2 863 937 782
2017 Q3 864 944 769
2017 Q4 854 943 770
2018 Q1 875 956 778
2018 Q2 881 963 783
2018 Q3 891 980 796
2018 Q4 897 991 795
2019 Q1 899 994 803
2019 Q2 913 1004 818
2019 Q3 922 1010 825
2019 Q4 934 1020 842
2020 Q1 951 1056 853
2020 Q2 1008 1091 919
2020 Q3 996 1112 901
2020 Q4 982 1069 894
2021 Q1 983 1079 897
2021 Q2 996 1098 905
2021 Q3 1003 1108 915
2021 Q4 1008 1100 928
2022 Q1 1030 1118 937
2022 Q2 1045 1148 949
2022 Q3 1068 1166 968