United States Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers with Some College Education or an Associates Degree (AA)
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 some college education or an associates degree, was $766; that of Whites in the same age group and educational level was $962, and that of Asians in the same age group and educational level was $910. Also, the median weekly earnings of Hispanics, of all racial backgrounds, in the same age group and educational level was $868.

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

  1. White Men: $1,096
  2. Asian Men: $989
  3. Hispanic Men: $985
  4. Black Men: $838
  5. Asian Women: $833
  6. White Women: $824
  7. Hispanic Women: $771
  8. Black Women: $718

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 some college education or an associates degree from 2002 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 Some College Ed or AA ($)
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White
Asian
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Workers with Some College Ed or AA ($)
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 Some College Ed or AA
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Year Black ($) White ($) Asian ($) Hispanic ($)
2,002 532 651 606 563
2,003 551 659 624 576
2,004 563 682 620 593
2,005 559 697 640 599
2,006 588 717 647 611
2,007 594 729 696 633
2,008 608 746 695 663
2,009 608 749 712 658
2,010 614 758 704 660
2,011 616 762 711 663
2,012 626 774 715 680
2,013 629 773 744 678
2,014 637 791 748 689
2,015 642 792 750 700
2,016 682 808 758 715
2,017 678 834 772 737
2,018 684 869 817 763
2,019 720 894 844 777
2,020 764 934 919 829
2,021 766 962 910 868
U.S. Men Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers with Some College Ed or AA
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Year Black Men ($) White Men($) Asian Men ($) Hispanic Men ($)
2,002 600 753 616
2,003 609 761 623
2,004 620 787 650
2,005 611 794 659
2,006 642 826 673
2,007 645 841 714
2,008 665 866 724
2,009 655 868 729
2,010 657 877 731
2,011 687 873 737
2,012 694 894 787 758
2,013 680 893 835 749
2,014 705 909 775 780
2,015 715 916 825 796
2,016 759 927 827 803
2,017 736 959 856 812
2,018 755 993 887 875
2,019 791 1,030 935 882
2,020 845 1,073 1,007 951
2,021 838 1,096 989 985
U.S. Women Median Weekly Earnings By Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Workers with Some College Ed or AA
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Year Black Women ($) White Women($) Asian Women ($) Hispanic Women ($)
2,002 500 559 497
2,003 510 573 509
2,004 521 586 518
2,005 513 600 528
2,006 534 612 544
2,007 552 621 564
2,008 576 644 601
2,009 581 645 592
2,010 587 654 601
2,011 589 665 600
2,012 595 678 656 611
2,013 596 677 671 614
2,014 600 678 706 604
2,015 601 680 681 618
2,016 622 704 710 630
2,017 633 717 710 663
2,018 628 742 717 677
2,019 662 755 779 701
2,020 714 797 792 737
2,021 718 824 833 771