United States Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Wage And Salary Workers Aged 25 years and Over (Not Seasonally Adjusted)
Updated on June 8, 2021.

In the first quarter of 2021, the United State’s usual median weekly earnings (not seasonally adjusted) of full-time wage and salary workers, who were at least 25 years old, was $1,154 for men and $941 for women, according to recent data released by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Compared to the fourth quarter of 2020, the median weekly earnings of men increased by $17, and that of women increased by $4 in 2021 Q1.

As a reference point, the total median weekly earnings for both genders was $1,040 in 2021 Q1, an increase of $11 compared to 2020 Q4.

The chart and table below shows the quarterly median weekly earnings by gender of full-time wage and salary workers (aged 25 years and over) for the United States (not seasonally adjusted) from 2002 Q1 to 2021 Q1.

U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Wage And Salary Workers Aged 25yrs+, Not Seas. Adj. ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Wage And Salary Workers Aged 25yrs+, Not Seas. Adj. ($)
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Year Quarter Both Genders ($) Men ($) Women ($)
2,002 Q1 645 730 568
2,002 Q2 643 732 559
2,002 Q3 646 729 570
2,002 Q4 651 737 576
2,003 Q1 659 741 581
2,003 Q2 659 743 582
2,003 Q3 662 742 585
2,003 Q4 667 750 588
2,004 Q1 676 757 592
2,004 Q2 684 763 601
2,004 Q3 681 759 602
2,004 Q4 692 768 603
2,005 Q1 696 775 610
2,005 Q2 688 762 608
2,005 Q3 697 768 615
2,005 Q4 704 778 614
2,006 Q1 712 793 624
2,006 Q2 705 783 619
2,006 Q3 726 808 629
2,006 Q4 726 800 638
2,007 Q1 733 811 646
2,007 Q2 735 819 635
2,007 Q3 745 831 654
2,007 Q4 741 831 649
2,008 Q1 757 848 666
2,008 Q2 760 862 668
2,008 Q3 763 857 666
2,008 Q4 764 859 679
2,009 Q1 772 879 679
2,009 Q2 770 872 679
2,009 Q3 774 870 691
2,009 Q4 780 871 700
2,010 Q1 787 887 698
2,010 Q2 774 861 704
2,010 Q3 780 869 702
2,010 Q4 788 878 709
2,011 Q1 791 880 716
2,011 Q2 794 884 720
2,011 Q3 798 888 713
2,011 Q4 805 893 724
2,012 Q1 815 904 731
2,012 Q2 821 918 727
2,012 Q3 803 891 725
2,012 Q4 823 926 725
2,013 Q1 827 914 735
2,013 Q2 828 913 743
2,013 Q3 820 904 737
2,013 Q4 835 915 746
2,014 Q1 837 925 754
2,014 Q2 831 914 750
2,014 Q3 839 920 750
2,014 Q4 847 929 756
2,015 Q1 856 944 759
2,015 Q2 852 942 759
2,015 Q3 857 946 762
2,015 Q4 872 958 764
2,016 Q1 878 963 779
2,016 Q2 880 967 777
2,016 Q3 886 971 785
2,016 Q4 896 977 794
2,017 Q1 908 998 803
2,017 Q2 909 995 824
2,017 Q3 909 995 811
2,017 Q4 902 998 803
2,018 Q1 922 1,016 819
2,018 Q2 928 1,015 824
2,018 Q3 934 1,033 841
2,018 Q4 946 1,045 834
2,019 Q1 954 1,062 846
2,019 Q2 960 1,059 855
2,019 Q3 975 1,070 877
2,019 Q4 984 1,090 883
2,020 Q1 1,000 1,131 894
2,020 Q2 1,046 1,147 956
2,020 Q3 1,051 1,164 942
2,020 Q4 1,029 1,137 937
2,021 Q1 1,040 1,154 941