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Monday, March 28, 2005

Average Income for African Americans with a Bachelor's Degree

From Times Wire Reports

March 28, 2005

Black and Asian women with bachelor's degrees earn slightly more than similarly educated white women, and white men with comparable degrees make more than anyone else.A white woman with a bachelor's degree typically earned about $37,800 in 2003, compared with about $43,700 for a college-educated Asian woman and $41,100 for a college-educated black woman, according to data being released today by the Census Bureau. Hispanic women took home $37,600 a year.
A white male with a college diploma earns far more than any similarly educated man or woman — more than $66,000 a year, according to the Census Bureau. Among men with bachelor's degrees, Asians earned more than $52,000 a year, Hispanics earned $49,000 and blacks earned more than $45,000.


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