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April 25, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Median weekly earnings in first quarter 2011 by demographics

Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers, not seasonally adjusted, first quarter 2011
Ethnicity Total Men Women


$755 $829 $683


774 856 699

Black or African American

604 621 590


831 948 762

Hispanic or Latino

549 570 515

These data are featured in the TED article, Median weekly earnings in first quarter 2011 by demographics.