United States Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Workers with Less Than 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 do not have a high school diploma was $704; and that of women of the same age group and educational level was $576.

The chart and table below shows the historical median weekly earnings (without seasonal adjustment) by gender for full-time U.S. workers who have less than a high school diploma from 2002 Q1 to 2021 Q4.

U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Workers with Less Than a High School Diploma ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Workers with Less Than a High School Diploma ($)
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Year Quarter Both Genders ($) Men ($) Women ($)
2,002 Q1 389 419 326
2,002 Q2 390 435 323
2,002 Q3 386 418 330
2,002 Q4 388 418 322
2,003 Q1 397 431 338
2,003 Q2 394 437 322
2,003 Q3 397 427 327
2,003 Q4 397 423 331
2,004 Q1 396 434 339
2,004 Q2 404 455 326
2,004 Q3 399 442 334
2,004 Q4 404 449 335
2,005 Q1 404 449 341
2,005 Q2 412 456 343
2,005 Q3 413 461 343
2,005 Q4 407 452 338
2,006 Q1 420 473 352
2,006 Q2 420 475 356
2,006 Q3 420 468 363
2,006 Q4 415 461 363
2,007 Q1 429 480 368
2,007 Q2 440 490 377
2,007 Q3 422 472 368
2,007 Q4 424 482 365
2,008 Q1 435 479 375
2,008 Q2 449 497 378
2,008 Q3 471 505 381
2,008 Q4 459 503 377
2,009 Q1 450 493 388
2,009 Q2 465 503 387
2,009 Q3 448 495 382
2,009 Q4 449 506 371
2,010 Q1 448 494 383
2,010 Q2 440 485 377
2,010 Q3 449 485 400
2,010 Q4 438 479 392
2,011 Q1 444 487 388
2,011 Q2 458 496 393
2,011 Q3 459 489 404
2,011 Q4 444 482 394
2,012 Q1 450 494 380
2,012 Q2 483 515 399
2,012 Q3 464 503 381
2,012 Q4 478 518 381
2,013 Q1 457 488 400
2,013 Q2 477 502 404
2,013 Q3 479 509 404
2,013 Q4 468 499 390
2,014 Q1 480 501 410
2,014 Q2 492 533 407
2,014 Q3 488 519 408
2,014 Q4 491 518 412
2,015 Q1 478 506 410
2,015 Q2 499 522 420
2,015 Q3 492 515 424
2,015 Q4 502 548 418
2,016 Q1 494 526 415
2,016 Q2 499 529 421
2,016 Q3 504 550 426
2,016 Q4 519 586 436
2,017 Q1 512 576 433
2,017 Q2 515 583 444
2,017 Q3 522 591 447
2,017 Q4 531 586 467
2,018 Q1 563 616 457
2,018 Q2 554 606 462
2,018 Q3 556 610 476
2,018 Q4 543 595 480
2,019 Q1 578 633 483
2,019 Q2 588 644 496
2,019 Q3 606 654 501
2,019 Q4 596 643 499
2,020 Q1 609 661 527
2,020 Q2 630 685 523
2,020 Q3 642 696 523
2,020 Q4 608 647 529
2,021 Q1 613 664 533
2,021 Q2 620 669 569
2,021 Q3 633 689 534
2,021 Q4 651 704 576