Women of color are more likely to be paid low wages by state and local governments: Gender and race/ethnicity of private and state and local government workers who are paid less than $15 an hour
|Group||White women||Black women||Latinx women||AAPI women||Native American and multiracial women||Men|
|All state and local government workers||39.7%||8.8%||7.9%||3.1%||0.7%||39.8%|
|State and local government workers making below $15/hr||40.9%||12.7%||10.9%||2.8%||1.3%||31.3%|
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Source: Authors' analysis of 2019 and 2021 Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata.