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Fact of the Week: 17 June 2013


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Median Weekly Earnings Highest for Men Ages 45-64

Men "ages 45 to 54 and 55 to 64 had the highest median weekly earnings, $1,015 and $983, respectively. Usual weekly earnings were highest for women ages 35 to 64; weekly earnings were $757 for women ages 35 to 44, $758 for women ages 45 to 54, and $771 for women ages 55 to 64," according to a BLS report based on Current Population Survey data.

Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2012). Median weekly earnings by age, sex, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, first quarter 2013: The Editor's desk. Retrieved April 23, 2013, from www.bls.gov.

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