Asian Men Earn the Most and Other Interesting Salary Facts


The median weekly wage of the nation's 99.8 million full-time workers was $744 in the second quarter of 2010 seasonally adjusted), according to the latest numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This was 0.8 percent higher than a year earlier, but down $4 from the previous quarter's average of $748. And yes, Asians still make more than other races, and men are still making up to 17 percent more than women.

Here are five other interesting facts about the disparity in weekly earnings between races, genders, age and educational levels in America: