Hourly wages by race/ethnicity and wage percentile, 2007–2014 (2014 dollars)

10th 20th 30th 40th 50th 60th 70th 80th 90th 95th
White
2007 $9.20 $11.43 $13.73 $16.25 $19.01 $21.97 $26.29 $32.26 $42.92 $54.76
2013 $8.97 $10.97 $13.35 $15.77 $18.69 $21.96 $26.25 $32.47 $44.05 $58.25
2014 $8.98 $10.99 $13.46 $15.79 $18.70 $21.94 $26.17 $32.22 $43.49 $57.40
Annualized percent change
2007–2014 -0.3% -0.6% -0.3% -0.4% -0.2% 0.0% -0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
2013–2014 0.1% 0.2% 0.8% 0.2% 0.0% -0.1% -0.3% -0.8% -1.3% -1.5%
Black
2007 $8.48 $10.02 $11.37 $12.95 $14.53 $16.88 $19.74 $23.71 $31.91 $40.01
2013 $8.14 $9.39 $10.54 $12.26 $14.32 $16.33 $19.17 $23.88 $31.74 $40.78
2014 $8.08 $9.31 $10.34 $12.06 $14.00 $16.05 $19.13 $23.87 $31.22 $41.51
Annualized percent change
2007–2014 -0.7% -1.0% -1.3% -1.0% -0.5% -0.7% -0.4% 0.1% -0.3% 0.5%
2013–2014 -0.7% -0.8% -1.8% -1.6% -2.2% -1.7% -0.2% 0.0% -1.6% 1.8%
Hispanic
2007 $8.21 $9.22 $10.42 $11.56 $13.44 $15.18 $17.60 $21.72 $28.81 $38.01
2013 $8.07 $9.04 $10.09 $11.20 $12.80 $15.04 $17.54 $21.55 $29.61 $38.71
2014 $8.10 $9.14 $10.06 $11.46 $13.01 $15.04 $17.73 $21.60 $29.85 $38.46
Annualized percent change
2007–2014 -0.2% -0.1% -0.5% -0.1% -0.5% -0.1% 0.1% -0.1% 0.5% 0.2%
2013–2014 0.5% 1.1% -0.3% 2.3% 1.7% 0.0% 1.1% 0.3% 0.8% -0.6%
Wage disparities
Black as a share of white
2007 92.1% 87.7% 82.8% 79.7% 76.4% 76.8% 75.1% 73.5% 74.3% 73.1%
2013 90.8% 85.6% 78.9% 77.7% 76.6% 74.4% 73.0% 73.5% 72.0% 70.0%
2014 90.0% 84.8% 76.8% 76.4% 74.8% 73.1% 73.1% 74.1% 71.8% 72.3%
Hispanic as a share of white
2007 89.2% 80.7% 75.9% 71.1% 70.7% 69.1% 67.0% 67.3% 67.1% 69.4%
2013 89.9% 82.4% 75.5% 71.0% 68.5% 68.5% 66.8% 66.3% 67.2% 66.5%
2014 90.2% 83.1% 74.7% 72.6% 69.6% 68.5% 67.7% 67.0% 68.6% 67.0%

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata

View the underlying data on epi.org.