United States Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Workers with a Bachelors Degree or Higher
Updated on May 14, 2022.

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, in the fourth quarter of 2021, the median weekly earnings of full-time working men aged 25 years and above in the United States who have a bachelors degree or higher, was $1,668; and that of women of the same age group and educational level was $1,307.

The chart and table below shows the historical median weekly earnings (without seasonal adjustment) by gender for full-time workers with a bachelors degree or higher in the United States from 2002 Q1 to 2021 Q4.

U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Workers with a Bachelors Degree or Higher ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Workers with a Bachelors Degree or Higher
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Year Quarter Both Genders ($) Men ($) Women ($)
2,002 Q1 940 1,110 798
2,002 Q2 939 1,078 800
2,002 Q3 941 1,071 826
2,002 Q4 943 1,112 810
2,003 Q1 961 1,129 819
2,003 Q2 969 1,134 841
2,003 Q3 958 1,120 830
2,003 Q4 967 1,138 834
2,004 Q1 996 1,148 855
2,004 Q2 973 1,123 850
2,004 Q3 984 1,136 859
2,004 Q4 996 1,163 873
2,005 Q1 1,013 1,171 877
2,005 Q2 996 1,150 873
2,005 Q3 1,014 1,168 874
2,005 Q4 1,029 1,187 905
2,006 Q1 1,019 1,223 868
2,006 Q2 1,047 1,200 923
2,006 Q3 1,047 1,191 920
2,006 Q4 1,046 1,207 917
2,007 Q1 1,030 1,200 908
2,007 Q2 1,092 1,244 943
2,007 Q3 1,088 1,250 938
2,007 Q4 1,086 1,265 937
2,008 Q1 1,108 1,274 950
2,008 Q2 1,105 1,277 942
2,008 Q3 1,131 1,291 968
2,008 Q4 1,115 1,297 960
2,009 Q1 1,138 1,353 962
2,009 Q2 1,140 1,337 973
2,009 Q3 1,145 1,310 981
2,009 Q4 1,121 1,273 963
2,010 Q1 1,140 1,333 978
2,010 Q2 1,138 1,311 993
2,010 Q3 1,158 1,338 992
2,010 Q4 1,139 1,331 981
2,011 Q1 1,150 1,338 1,007
2,011 Q2 1,141 1,314 988
2,011 Q3 1,152 1,331 993
2,011 Q4 1,158 1,341 1,005
2,012 Q1 1,158 1,356 1,008
2,012 Q2 1,164 1,377 1,001
2,012 Q3 1,170 1,366 1,004
2,012 Q4 1,168 1,387 991
2,013 Q1 1,189 1,373 1,050
2,013 Q2 1,193 1,390 1,040
2,013 Q3 1,174 1,378 1,031
2,013 Q4 1,219 1,433 1,051
2,014 Q1 1,199 1,393 1,063
2,014 Q2 1,187 1,377 1,049
2,014 Q3 1,170 1,366 1,019
2,014 Q4 1,224 1,407 1,065
2,015 Q1 1,227 1,429 1,048
2,015 Q2 1,210 1,397 1,051
2,015 Q3 1,234 1,416 1,064
2,015 Q4 1,245 1,439 1,091
2,016 Q1 1,250 1,461 1,102
2,016 Q2 1,249 1,431 1,086
2,016 Q3 1,266 1,461 1,099
2,016 Q4 1,270 1,501 1,117
2,017 Q1 1,280 1,490 1,135
2,017 Q2 1,290 1,474 1,134
2,017 Q3 1,271 1,460 1,128
2,017 Q4 1,278 1,507 1,125
2,018 Q1 1,286 1,502 1,128
2,018 Q2 1,310 1,522 1,141
2,018 Q3 1,338 1,518 1,154
2,018 Q4 1,340 1,541 1,155
2,019 Q1 1,350 1,589 1,158
2,019 Q2 1,357 1,565 1,179
2,019 Q3 1,383 1,573 1,227
2,019 Q4 1,382 1,569 1,230
2,020 Q1 1,386 1,609 1,182
2,020 Q2 1,416 1,646 1,253
2,020 Q3 1,457 1,665 1,270
2,020 Q4 1,421 1,646 1,234
2,021 Q1 1,426 1,658 1,259
2,021 Q2 1,438 1,668 1,252
2,021 Q3 1,474 1,652 1,311
2,021 Q4 1,467 1,668 1,307