Wage inequality in the U.S.

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Statista dossier about wage inequality in the U.S.

This dossier presents graphs and tables about wage inequality in the United States. The data is focused on the impact of education, gender and geographical region.

Table of contents

  • 1. The gender pay gap
    • U.S. worker earnings - female to male ratio from 1990 to 2016

    • U.S. wage and salary workers: weekly earnings by education and gender 2017

    • U.S. wage and salary workers: weekly earnings by gender and ethnicity 2017

    • U.S. gender pay gap in 2017, by age group

    • Minimum wage in the U.S.: share of workers by gender 1980-2016

    • U.S. gender wage gap in 2016, by industry

    • U.S. gender wage gap for the 20 most common occupations for women 2016

    • U.S. gender wage gap for the 20 most common occupations for men 2017

    • U.S. gender pay gap in 2016, by state

    • The worst-paying cities for women in the U.S. in 2016

    • The global gender gap index 2017

  • 2. Impact of education
    • Mean earnings in the U.S. by educational attainment 2005-2016

    • U.S. wage and salary workers: change in weekly earnings by gender/education 2016

    • Number of U.S. minimum wage workers in 2017, by education

    • New entrepreneur rate in the U.S. from 2000 to 2016, by education

    • The best master's degrees for jobs in the U.S. 2017

    • The worst master's degrees for jobs in the U.S. 2017

    • Top U.S. colleges by starting and mid-career pay of graduates (All Alumni) in 2017/18

    • Mobility rate of top 10 colleges in the U.S., 2017

  • 3. Regional differences
    • Private industry wages per employee in the U.S. 2017, by state

    • Best states to make a living in the U.S. 2018

    • U.S. minimum wage workers 2017, by state

    • Minimum wages in the United States 2018, by state

  • Language: English
  • Released: 2018
  • Source(s): Statista
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