While income differences exist among racial and ethnic groups in the United States, with whites and Asians making more on average than blacks and Hispanics, women earn less than men in every category.

Source: Ariane Hegewisch and Adiam Tesfaselassie, “The Gender Wage Gap: 2018; Earnings Differences by Gender, Race, and Ethnicity,” Table 1, Institute for Women's Policy Research, Sept. 11, 2019, https://tinyurl.com/y6ls4pje

Data for the graphic are as follows:

Demographic Group Average Annual Income
All Women $45,097
All Men $55,291
White Women $48,390
White Men $61,576
Black Women $38,036
Black Men $44,386
Asian Women $55,569
Asian Men $70,377
Hispanic Women $33,540
Hispanic Men $40,008

close window