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Median weekly full-time earnings at ages 55-64 are $1102 for men, $812 for women

Among adults age 55-64 who were full-time wage and salary workers in 2016, the median usual weekly earnings were $812 for women and $1102 for men, according to a 2017 analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Women's median weekly earnings were highest for those between the ages of 35 and 54, with 35- to 44-year- olds ($839) and 45- to 54-year- olds ($836) earning about the same. For men, earnings were highest for 45- to 54-year- olds ($1,075) and 55- to 64-year- olds ($1,102)."
       
 
 
         
Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2017). Women's and men's earnings by age in 2016. The economics daily. Washington DC: U.S. Department of Labor. Retrieved from this source.
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