Wages

Average Wages for Full-Time Workers, by Gender

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties | 2022

Female:Male Wage Ratio for Full-Time Workers

Average Dollars Earned by a Female Worker for Every Dollar Earned by a Male Worker

Silicon Valley

Average Dollars Earned, Gender Wage Disparity, by Educational Attainment Level

2022

TotalLess than high school graduateHigh school graduate (includes equivalency)Some college or associate’s degreeBachelor’s degreeGraduate or professional degree
Silicon Valley$0.74$0.79$0.79$0.81$0.70$0.72
San Francisco$0.78$0.82$1.33$0.70$0.75$0.76
California$0.80$0.77$0.80$0.77$0.73$0.68
United States$0.76$0.76$0.75$0.73$0.70$0.67

Average Dollars Earned, Gender Wage Disparity

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties

Class of worker20192022
Private, for-profit$0.76$0.74
Non-profit$0.75$0.85
Local government$0.82$0.93
State government$0.72$0.86
Federal government$0.90$0.68
Self-employed (non-incorporated)$0.58$0.36
Self-employed (incorporated)$0.77$0.88
Hours Worked
Part-Time (less than 35 hours/week)$1.02$0.79
Occupational Category
Computer and Mathematical$0.81$0.73
Natural Science$0.83$0.76
Architectural and Engineering$0.77$0.70
Medical and Health Services$0.68$0.94
Financial Services$0.69$0.71
Adults 16-62 Living with Related Children
No related children in household$0.79$0.77
Living with related children$0.66$0.70
Nativity
Native$0.76$0.79
Foreign born$0.72$0.70
Race & Ethnicity
Multiple & Other, Non-Hispanic$0.90$0.85
White, Non-Hispanic$0.70$0.72
Black, Non-Hispanic$0.87$1.12
Asian, Non-Hispanic$0.75$0.70
Hispanic/Latino$0.87$0.89

Data Source:

United States Census Bureau, American Community Survey

Analysis:

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.

Data include 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.

Female:Male Wage Ratio for Full-Time Workers:
* 2020 data is unavailable.

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