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Fact of the Week: 07 December 2015


Median weekly earnings for women between ages 35-64 was $780 in 2014

"In 2014, median weekly earnings for women were highest between the ages of 35 and 64. There was little or no difference in the earnings of 35- to 44-year-olds ($781),  45- to 54-year-olds ($780), and 55- to 64-year-olds ($780).  For men, earnings peaked between the ages of 45 and 64, with  45- to 54-year-olds ($1,011) and 55- to 64-year-olds ($1,021) having similar earnings," according to a 2015 analysis of CPS data.  
Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2015). Highlights of women's earnings in 2014. (p. 2). Washington DC: U.S. Department of Labor. Retrieved from
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