Links between race, education, earnings complex
What people earn on average differs among gender and race. Men earn more than women, and whites earn more than members of other races.
Beyond these general facts, things get complicated: What jobs are people seeking and getting? What levels of education and experience are they bringing? Is the difference between full- and part-time work factored in? It takes work to make apples-to-apples comparisons.
So the information from a large ongoing study of postgraduate outcomes by Minnesota’s employment department is useful and can be applied anywhere there is a diverse workforce.