Figure B

African Americans are paid less than whites at every education level: Average hourly wages, by race and education, 2015

Education level White Black 
Less than HS $13.57 $11.25 
High school $18.00 $14.24
Some college $19.80 $15.85 
College $31.83 $25.77 
Advanced degree $39.82 $33.51 
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Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata. For more information on the data sample see EPI's State of Working America Data Library.

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