Immigrant women in the united states: A portrait of demographic diversity final part

Immigrant women in the united states: A portrait of demographic diversity final part

Immigrant Women in the Labor Force Earn Less than Any Other Demographic • Immigrant women in the labor force had an annual median income of $32,015 in 2012, compared to $38,514 for native-born women, $36,802 for foreign-born men, and $50,283 for native-born men. • Immigrant women from India who were in the labor force had the highest median annual income ($61,767). o Immigrant women from Taiwan ($60,650), Australia ($58,657), Israel ($57,215), and Ireland ($57,020) rounded out the top five in annual median income. o Women from Mexico, who make up more than a quarter of all female immigrants , made the least of all female immigrant groups in 2012, with an annual median income of $21,489. Four other Latin American origin countries rounded out the bottom five for annual median incomes – Guatemala ($22,303), El Salvador ($22,380), Nicaragua ($24,074), and the Dominican Republic ($25,340). In all top 10 countries of origin, immigrant men in the labor force earned more than immigrant women in the labor force . Figure 8: Median Earnings of Foreign-Born Men and Women from Select Countries of Origin, 2012

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