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Diversity Study: Pay Gap Still Exists for Some

Monday, June 13th, 2011

(Main St) A new report casts light on the state of diversity in the workplace, finding ethnicity, sexuality and disability all continue to make a difference when it comes to earning power and opportunity for advancement.

The CareerBuilder survey of more than 1,300 workers in the country’s 20 largest population centers found a number of associations between demographics and career success. Disabled workers, for instance, were most likely to report annual earnings below $50,000, with 58% of that group earning salaries in the lowest range. They were followed by women, 52% of whom fell into that earning group, and Hispanics at 51%. Asians were least likely to fall into the group, with three out of four Asian workers making more than $50,000 a year.

At the end of the spectrum, LGBT workers dominated, with 18% of those surveyed reporting a salary more than $100,000. That barely edged out “nondiverse workers,” defined as straight white males, 17% of whom earn six figures.

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