Average Dollars Earned by a Female Worker for Every Dollar Earned by a Male Worker, by Educational Attainment Level

2018

TotalLess than high school graduateHigh school graduate (includes equivalency)Some college or associate’s degreeBachelor’s degreeGraduate or professional degree
Silicon Valley$0.73$0.77$0.81$0.77$0.68$0.74
San Francisco$0.82$0.84$0.82$0.83$0.78$0.76
California$0.79$0.75$0.79$0.75$0.72$0.70
United States$0.75$0.74$0.74$0.73$0.68$0.65

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, 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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