On average, white workers are paid more than black workers at every education level: Average hourly wages, by race/ethnicity and education, 2018
|Less than high school||$13.77||$11.42|
Note: Sample based on all workers ages 16 and above.
Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata
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- Let’s not give up on the American Dream: Testimony before the Economic Policy Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
- OLD_VERSION_Testimony to the Economic Policy Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on ‘Economic Mobility: Is the American Dream in Crisis?’
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