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2004 Median Annual Earnings by Race and Sex

Race/gender Earnings Wage ratio
White men $42,601 100.0%
White women 32,683 76.7
Black men 31,732 74.5
Black women 29,145 68.4
Hispanic men 26,921 63.2
Hispanic women 24,255 56.9
All men $41,667  
All women $32,101  
Wage gap   77.0%
NOTE: Includes full-time, year-round workers ages 15 and above. “White” and “Black” exclude those who identified as Hispanic and/or reported more than one race category. “Hispanic” includes all those who so identified themselves, regardless of race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2005 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

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2006 Median Annual Earnings by Race and Sex The Wage Gap Women's Earnings as a Percentage of Men's, 1951–2004

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