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Latinos and Women Still Earn Less

Latinos, women, and other people of color still earn less than white men, even with similar education levels.

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Among workers age 25 and older with at least a bachelor’s degree, median weekly earnings in 2014 were $1,385 for men and $1,049 for women. Black or African American workers with at least a bachelor’s degree had median weekly earnings of $970 in 2014, compared with $1,219 for White workers with the same level of education. Asians with at least a bachelor’s degree had median weekly earnings of $1,328. The median for Hispanic or Latino workers with that level of education was $1,007 per week.

 

Tech Companies’ “Super Minority” Problem

Microsoft released its diversity numbers yesterday, and they resemble those of other tech giants. Not pretty. I’ll have more to share on the tech industry’s diversity problem in a later post. In the meantime, pictures always speak louder than words.

Workforce Gender – 71% male:

Leadership – 83% male:

Workforce Diversity – Latinos 5%

(Graphic credit: Fortune Magazine)