Average Wages for Full-Time Workers, by Gender

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, 2015

Gender-Wage Disparity for Full-Time Workers
Average Dollars Earned by a Female Worker for Every Dollar Earned by a Male Worker | 2015
Total Less than high school graduate High school graduate (includes equivalency) Some college or associate’s degree Bachelor’s degree Graduate or professional degree
Silicon Valley $0.74 $0.78 $0.84 $0.84 $0.67 $0.71
San Francisco $0.77 $0.95 $0.89 $0.86 $0.67 $0.78
California $0.79 $0.74 $0.82 $0.77 $0.72 $0.67
United States $0.74 $0.73 $0.74 $0.74 $0.68 $0.64
Gender-Wage Disparity for Full-Time Workers, by Occupational Cateogory
Average Dollars Earned by a Female Worker for Every Dollar Earned by a Male Worker | 2015
Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties San Francisco California United States
All Occupational Categories $0.74 $0.77 $0.79 $0.74
Computer & Mathematical $0.79 $0.72 $0.81 $0.84
Software Developers, Applications and System Software $0.77 $0.61 $0.78 $0.81
Computer Programmers $0.79 $0.65 $0.82 $0.90
Financial $0.66 $0.73 $0.61 $0.60
Architectural & Engineering $0.76 $0.66 $0.82 $0.83
Managers Only $0.75 $0.71 $0.88 $0.91
Natural Science $0.81 $0.68 $0.91 $0.78
Medical and Health Services $0.67 $0.58 $0.59 $0.49
Gender-Wage Disparity for Full-Time Workers, by Worker Class
Average Dollars Earned by a Female Worker for Every Dollar Earned by a Male Worker | 2015
Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties San Francisco California United States
All Worker Classes $0.74 $0.77 $0.79 $0.74
For-Profit $0.75 $0.74 $0.78 $0.73
Non-Profit $0.86 $0.93 $0.84 $0.74
Local Government $0.81 $0.83 $0.78 $0.81
State Government $0.69 $0.92 $0.79 $0.79
Federal Government $0.74 $1.05 $1.02 $0.94
Self-Employed, Unincorporated $1.13 $0.66 $0.64 $0.57
Self-Employed, Incorporated $0.59 $0.89 $0.73 $0.69
Gender-Wage Disparity for Full-Time Workers, 2008-2015
Average Dollars Earned by a Female Worker for Every Dollar Earned by a Male Worker
Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, San Francisco, California, and the United States
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Silicon Valley $0.73 $0.75 $0.76 $0.76 $0.77 $0.71 $0.75 $0.74
San Francisco $0.73 $0.81 $0.76 $0.80 $0.77 $0.76 $0.82 $0.77
California $0.78 $0.79 $0.80 $0.80 $0.80 $0.79 $0.80 $0.79
United States $0.72 $0.74 $0.75 $0.75 $0.75 $0.74 $0.75 $0.74

Data Source:

United States Census Bureau, American Community Survey PUMS

Analysis:

Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Data is from the United States Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey Public Use Microdata (PUMS), and includes all full-time (35 or more hours per week) workers over age 15 with earnings.

Includes all full-time workers over age 15 with earnings. Some College includes Less than 1 year of college; Some college, 1 or more years, no degree; Associate degree; Professional certification.

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