Median Annual Earnings by Race and Sex, 2011

Race/gender Earnings Wage ratio
White men $44,512 100.0%
White women 36,556 82.1
Black men 33,956 76.2
Black women 30,940 69.5
Hispanic men 29,692 66.7
Hispanic women 26,936 60.5
Asian men 50,440 113.3
Asian women 39,052 87.7
All men $43,264  
All women $35,568  
NOTE: Includes full-time, year-round workers ages 16 and above. “White” and “Black” exclude those who identified as Hispanic and/or reported more than one race category. “Hispanic” includes all those who so identified themselves, regardless of race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau.

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The Wage Gap 2004 Median Annual Earnings by Race and Sex
2011 Median Annual Earnings by Race and Sex

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