Despite Similar Education, Racial Wealth Gaps Large across Sectors, Especially in STEM; Income Gaps Smaller

Bar graph showing smaller income differences and larger wealth differences by race/ethnicity for employees in five sectors controlling for education. Largest racial/ethnic wealth differences can be seen in Finance and STEM and data reveals that for all sectors in the study, other than restaurants, Black and Latino workers typically have over $30,000 less in median wealth than their white peers.