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700. Workers Paid Hourly Rates, by Selected Characteristics

[1997 data are for the fourth quarter, not seasonally adjusted. (71,081 represents 71,081,000). Beginning 1998 data are annual averages. For employed wage and salary workers. Based on Current Population Survey; see text, Section 1, Population, and Appendix III]

 
PERCENT OF ALL Median
WORKERS PAID hourly
NUMBER OF WORKERS 1 (1,000) HOURLY RATES earn-
ings of
CHARACTERISTIC Total At or below At or below workers
paid 5.15 5.15 paid
hourly hourly
rates Total At Below Total At Below rates 2
5.15 5.15 5.15 5.15
 
1997
Total, 16 years and over 3 71,081 6,237 2,115 4,122 8.8 3.0 5.8 8.84
    16 to 24 years 15,793 3,225 1,145 2,080 20.4 7.3 13.2 6.22
      16 to 19 years 5,973 1,838 654 1,184 30.8 10.9 19.8 5.64
    25 years and over 55,287 3,013 970 2,043 5.4 1.8 3.7 9.91
 
  Male, 16 years and over 35,326 2,390 755 1,635 6.8 2.1 4.6 9.89
    16 to 24 years 8,107 1,450 520 930 17.9 6.4 11.5 6.61
      16 to 19 years 3,021 895 334 561 29.6 11.1 18.6 5.70
    25 years and over 27,219 940 235 705 3.5 0.9 2.6 11.16
 
  Women, 16 years and over 35,755 3,846 1,359 2,487 10.8 3.8 7.0 8.02
    16 to 24 years 7,687 1,774 624 1,150 23.1 8.1 15.0 6.03
      16 to 19 years 2,952 943 320 623 31.9 10.8 21.1 5.59
    25 years and over 28,068 2,073 735 1,338 7.4 2.6 4.8 8.83
 
  White 58,395 4,863 1,632 3,231 8.3 2.8 5.5 8.97
  Black 9,562 1,116 423 693 11.7 4.4 7.2 8.06
 
  Hispanic origin 4 8,765 984 388 596 11.2 4.4 6.8 7.61
 
  Full-time workers 53,422 2,510 841 1,669 4.7 1.6 3.1 9.82
  Part-time workers 5 17,529 3,714 1,272 2,442 21.2 7.3 13.9 6.24
 
  Private sector industries 62,889 5,812 1,991 3,821 9.2 3.2 6.1 8.60
    Goods-producing 6 19,243 741 257 484 3.9 1.3 2.5 10.15
    Service-producing 7 43,646 5,071 1,734 3,337 10.9 3.7 7.2 7.92
  Public sector 8,192 425 124 301 5.2 1.5 3.7 10.88
 
1998
Total, 16 years and over 3 71,440 4,427 1,593 2,834 6.2 2.2 4.0 9.10
    16 to 24 years 16,361 2,260 883 1,377 13.8 5.4 8.4 6.58
      16 to 19 years 6,482 1,348 558 790 20.8 8.6 12.2 5.88
    25 years and over 55,080 2,166 710 1,456 3.9 1.3 2.6 10.13
 
  Male, 16 years and over 35,761 1,667 628 1,039 4.7 1.8 2.9 10.06
    16 to 24 years 8,411 936 400 536 11.1 4.8 6.4 6.91
      16 to 19 years 3,219 585 257 328 18.2 8.0 10.2 5.98
    25 years and over 27,349 731 228 503 2.7 0.8 1.8 11.72
 
  Women, 16 years and over 35,680 2,759 965 1,794 7.7 2.7 5.0 8.23
    16 to 24 years 7,949 1,324 483 841 16.7 6.1 10.6 6.24
      16 to 19 years 3,263 763 301 462 23.4 9.2 14.2 5.78
    25 years and over 27,730 1,435 482 953 5.2 1.7 3.4 9.13
 
  White 58,512 3,559 1,269 2,290 6.1 2.2 3.9 9.22
  Black 9,773 705 274 431 7.2 2.8 4.4 8.39
 
  Hispanic origin 4 9,065 669 276 393 7.4 3.0 4.3 7.92
 
  Full-time workers 54,093 1,793 596 1,197 3.3 1.1 2.2 10.01
  Part-time workers 5 17,198 2,621 993 1,628 15.2 5.8 9.5 6.53
 
  Private sector industries 62,796 4,142 1,471 2,671 6.6 2.3 4.3 8.90
    Goods-producing 6 19,179 497 177 320 2.6 0.9 1.7 10.36
    Service-producing 7 43,617 3,645 1,294 2,351 8.4 3.0 5.4 8.12
  Public sector 8,644 285 122 163 3.3 1.4 1.9 11.16
 
1999
Total, 16 years and over 3 72,306 3,340 1,146 2,194 4.6 1.6 3.0 9.53
    16 to 24 years 16,636 1,695 632 1,064 10.2 3.8 6.4 6.87
      16 to 19 years 6,600 1,006 429 577 15.2 6.5 8.7 6.08
    25 years and over 55,670 1,644 514 1,130 3.0 0.9 2.0 10.47
 
  Male, 16 years and over 36,073 1,214 446 768 3.4 1.2 2.1 10.31
    16 to 24 years 8,556 699 289 410 8.2 3.4 4.8 7.12
      16 to 19 years 3,346 428 195 233 12.8 5.8 7.0 6.18
    25 years and over 27,517 515 157 358 1.9 0.6 1.3 12.00
 
  Women, 16 years and over 36,233 2,126 700 1,426 5.9 1.9 3.9 8.64
    16 to 24 years 8,080 996 343 654 12.3 4.2 8.1 6.60
      16 to 19 years 3,254 577 233 344 17.7 7.2 10.6 5.98
    25 years and over 28,153 1,129 357 772 4.0 1.3 2.7 9.53
 
  White 58,999 2,698 895 1,803 4.6 1.5 3.1 9.74
  Black 10,126 516 217 298 5.1 2.1 2.9 8.85
 
  Hispanic origin 4 9,402 513 238 275 5.5 2.5 2.9 8.07
 
  Full-time workers 54,931 1,320 372 948 2.4 0.7 1.7 10.22
  Part-time workers 5 17,227 2,011 772 1,238 11.7 4.5 7.2 6.86
 
  Private sector industries 63,557 3,108 1,028 2,080 4.9 1.6 3.3 9.19
    Goods-producing 6 19,165 308 129 179 1.6 0.7 0.9 10.87
    Service-producing 7 44,392 2,801 899 1,902 6.3 2.0 4.3 8.49
  Public sector 8,749 230 117 113 2.6 1.3 1.3 11.48



1 Excludes the incorporated self-employed.
2 For definition of median, see Guide to Tabular Presentation.
3 Includes races not shown separately. Also includes a small number of multiple jobholders whose full- part- time status can not be determined for their principal job.
4 Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
5 Working fewer than 35 hours per week.
6 Includes agriculture, mining, construction, and manufacturing.
7 Includes transportation and public utilities; wholesale trade; finance, insurance, and real estate; private households; and other service industries.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, unpublished data.

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