Black college graduates are more likely than white graduates to be underemployed when it comes to their skills: Shares of workers with a college degree who are not employed in a college occupation, by race, 2019
|Race/ethnicity||Share employed but not in a college occupation|
Notes: Estimates are based on a 12-month average (July 2018–June 2019). College graduates include those with a bachelor’s degree or higher. “Black” includes blacks of Hispanic ethnicity. Whites are non-Hispanic. See the methodology for how “college occupation” is defined.
Source: Authors’ analysis of Current Population Survey basic monthly microdata from the U.S. Census Bureau