United States Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers with an Associates Degree
Updated on May 14, 2022.

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2021, the median weekly earnings (without seasonal adjustment) of full-time working Blacks aged 25 years and over in the United States who have an associates degree, was $782; that of Whites in the same age group and educational level was $989, and that of Asians in the same age group and educational level was $963. Also, the median weekly earnings of Hispanics, of all racial backgrounds, in the same age group and educational level was $899.

A closer look at the median weekly earnings of full-time U.S. workers with an associates degree in 2021 by race, hispanic ethnicity, and gender, reveals the following rankings:

  1. White Men: $1,133
  2. Asian Men: $1,020
  3. Hispanic Men: $1,016
  4. Black Men: $899
  5. Asian Women: $874
  6. White Women: $857
  7. Hispanic Women: $774
  8. Black Women: $736

The charts and tables below shows the historical median weekly earnings by race and ethnicity as well as by gender (without seasonal adjustment), for full-time U.S. workers with an associates degree from 2015 to 2021.

Note: The data for Hispanics refers to hispanics of all racial backgrounds.

U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers with an Associates Degree ($)
Black
White
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Hispanic
U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Workers with an Associates Degree ($)
Black Men
Black Women
White Men
White Women
Asian Men
Asian Women
Hispanic Men
Hispanic Women
U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers with an Associates Degree
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Year Black ($) White ($) Asian ($) Hispanic ($)
2,015 681 826 793 727
2,016 707 851 786 753
2,017 707 868 791 744
2,018 717 900 837 778
2,019 733 922 838 799
2,020 797 968 1,004 852
2,021 782 989 963 899
U.S. Men Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers with an Associates Degree
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Year Black Men ($) White Men($) Asian Men ($) Hispanic Men ($)
2,015 765 960 828 859
2,016 816 975 825 879
2,017 790 1,003 911 823
2,018 793 1,026 910 920
2,019 802 1,081 939 922
2,020 926 1,127 1,112 987
2,021 899 1,133 1,020 1,016
U.S. Women Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers with an Associates Degree
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Year Black Women ($) White Women($) Asian Women ($) Hispanic Women ($)
2,015 630 721 747 630
2,016 649 734 760 662
2,017 649 744 740 667
2,018 653 769 724 694
2,019 688 781 789 737
2,020 740 823 878 765
2,021 736 857 874 774