Domestic workers who are male, U.S.-born, AAPI, college-educated, or ages 50 and older have the biggest wage gaps relative to their peers in other professions: Median real hourly wages, domestic workers versus other workers, 2019
Notes: This chart pulls the demographic worker categories with the largest percent difference between the hourly wages of all other workers and domestic workers in Table 6. Wages include overtime, tips, and commissions and are computed from pooled 2017–2019 microdata to ensure sufficient sample size. Data are in 2019 dollars.
Source: Economic Policy Institute (EPI) analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata, EPI Current Population Survey Extracts, Version 1.0.2 (2020), https://microdata.epi.org