United States Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Workers with a High School Diploma
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 high school diploma (with no college education) was $917; and that of women of the same age group and educational level was $726.

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

U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Workers with a High School Diploma ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Workers with a High School Diploma ($)
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Year Quarter Both Genders ($) Men ($) Women ($)
2,002 Q1 533 618 451
2,002 Q2 532 616 459
2,002 Q3 532 617 454
2,002 Q4 542 617 468
2,003 Q1 549 627 464
2,003 Q2 547 621 474
2,003 Q3 563 632 480
2,003 Q4 556 632 477
2,004 Q1 562 640 479
2,004 Q2 576 657 489
2,004 Q3 574 634 491
2,004 Q4 581 648 491
2,005 Q1 579 644 496
2,005 Q2 584 654 491
2,005 Q3 583 650 491
2,005 Q4 585 658 493
2,006 Q1 592 672 498
2,006 Q2 591 669 496
2,006 Q3 602 694 501
2,006 Q4 597 674 506
2,007 Q1 602 684 511
2,007 Q2 597 680 508
2,007 Q3 610 697 512
2,007 Q4 610 697 516
2,008 Q1 615 701 518
2,008 Q2 620 715 521
2,008 Q3 618 710 518
2,008 Q4 619 710 525
2,009 Q1 620 712 527
2,009 Q2 630 714 550
2,009 Q3 621 715 545
2,009 Q4 638 721 547
2,010 Q1 624 710 551
2,010 Q2 629 714 542
2,010 Q3 622 701 542
2,010 Q4 633 718 539
2,011 Q1 633 714 555
2,011 Q2 643 721 557
2,011 Q3 636 720 545
2,011 Q4 641 723 562
2,012 Q1 653 733 565
2,012 Q2 659 742 572
2,012 Q3 648 726 571
2,012 Q4 647 738 539
2,013 Q1 651 732 574
2,013 Q2 647 722 581
2,013 Q3 659 742 569
2,013 Q4 648 732 564
2,014 Q1 660 756 564
2,014 Q2 666 737 584
2,014 Q3 681 753 590
2,014 Q4 664 756 568
2,015 Q1 669 747 575
2,015 Q2 678 758 593
2,015 Q3 672 753 588
2,015 Q4 690 776 589
2,016 Q1 679 751 596
2,016 Q2 690 762 596
2,016 Q3 700 785 600
2,016 Q4 698 779 603
2,017 Q1 702 792 602
2,017 Q2 718 797 620
2,017 Q3 714 799 608
2,017 Q4 714 798 611
2,018 Q1 713 808 605
2,018 Q2 726 810 620
2,018 Q3 736 823 615
2,018 Q4 746 835 622
2,019 Q1 739 821 622
2,019 Q2 751 851 644
2,019 Q3 749 857 629
2,019 Q4 747 849 636
2,020 Q1 768 858 661
2,020 Q2 788 878 682
2,020 Q3 793 901 677
2,020 Q4 781 884 665
2,021 Q1 792 893 675
2,021 Q2 793 887 674
2,021 Q3 817 916 707
2,021 Q4 831 917 726