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What Americans earn

January 23, 2013: 9:43 AM ET

Median weekly earnings in the U.S. for wage and salary workers were $775 at the end of 2012.
But just how much you make depends on a number of factors, including your race and gender,
CNNMoney gives you a snapshot into what Americans earn:

The more schooling you have, the more you get in your paycheck.
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And your profession has a big impact:
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It's well-known that women make less than men...but the size of the gap depends greatly on race.
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