Black workers with degrees earn 23.1% less than white counterpartsStaff writer ▼ | February 2, 2016
Black workers with degrees earn 23.1% less on average than white workers with degrees, according to new analysis by the Trades Union Congress (TUC).
Equality The analysis of official statistics
Black workers with A-levels earn 14.3% less on average .
The findings reveal that the pay gap between white and black workers is at its widest at degree level. Black workers with A-levels earn 14.3% less on average than their white counterparts. And black people who leave school with GCSEs typically get paid 11.4% less than their white peers.
The pay gap between all black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers with degrees and white graduates is 10.3% - the equivalent of £1.93 per hour.
The pay gap with white workers for all groups, regardless of their educational attainment, is 5.6% for BAME workers and 12.8% for black workers. ■