The average Hispanic worker is consistently younger, having less work experience, than the average white worker: Average ages of full-time workers in the U.S. by Hispanic ethnicity and gender, 1979–2017

Year White men Hispanic men White women Hispanic women 
1979 37.3 34.5 36.3 33.7
1980 37.4 34.6 36.3 34.2
1981 37.4 34.5 36.3 34.0
1982 37.5 35.0 36.5 34.3
1983 37.4 35.0 36.4 34.7
1984 37.2 34.9 36.4 34.8
1985 37.3 35.0 36.5 34.9
1986 37.3 34.6 36.6 34.8
1987 37.4 34.4 36.6 34.9
1988 37.4 34.4 36.8 34.9
1989 37.5 34.4 37.1 35.0
1990 37.6 33.7 37.2 35.1
1991 37.9 34.2 37.6 35.6
1992 38.0 34.8 37.9 35.5
1993 38.1 34.6 38.1 35.9
1994 38.3 34.7 38.4 36.1
1995 38.5 34.9 38.6 35.9
1996 38.7 35.0 39.0 36.2
1997 38.9 35.2 39.1 36.3
1998 39.1 35.1 39.3 36.4
1999 39.3 35.4 39.6 36.5
2000 39.6 34.7 39.9 35.8
2001 39.9 35.0 40.3 36.1
2002 40.3 35.1 40.6 36.4
2003 40.4 35.4 40.9 36.7
2004 40.6 35.7 41.1 37.0
2005 40.7 35.9 41.2 37.4
2006 40.8 36.0 41.4 37.4
2007 41.0 36.3 41.6 37.4
2008 41.3 36.8 41.6 37.7
2009 41.6 37.5 42.0 38.4
2010 41.8 37.5 42.2 38.4
2011 41.9 37.3 42.3 38.9
2012 42.0 37.6 42.5 38.3
2013 42.0 37.9 42.4 38.6
2014 42.0 38.1 42.3 38.7
2015 41.9 38.3 42.2 38.9
2016 41.8 38.3 42.2 38.6
2017 41.9 38.6 42.2 38.8

Note: The population is full-time workers ages 18–64.

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata from the U.S. Census Bureau

View the underlying data on epi.org.