Average Dollars Earned, Gender Wage Disparity

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties

Class of worker20192021
Private, for-profit$0.76$0.76
Local government$0.82$0.81
State government$0.72$0.82
Federal government$0.90$0.71
Self-employed (non-incorporated)$0.58$1.72
Self-employed (incorporated)$0.77$0.82
Occupational Category
Computer and Mathematical$0.81$0.76
Natural Science$0.83$0.79
Architectural and Engineering$0.77$0.77
Medical and Health Services$0.68$0.66
Financial Services$0.69$0.78
Other Occupations$0.82$0.88
Adults 16-62 Living with Related Children
No related children in household$0.79$0.79
Living with related children$0.66$0.68
Foreign born$0.72$0.73
Race & Ethnicity
Multiple & Other, Non-Hispanic$0.90$0.87
White, Non-Hispanic$0.70$0.66
Black, Non-Hispanic$0.87$1.17
Asian, Non-Hispanic$0.75$0.74

Data Source:

United States Census Bureau, American Community Survey PUMS


Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

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

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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