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How well you are paid versus your peers

Median Income by Education Level

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How are you paid vs. your peers?

How much you make is a topic few people like to reveal. It's considered impolite in many circles and it's also fairly subjective, depending on your position and skill level, as well as gender, age and race, among other factors.

"There's a lot of arbitrariness and judgment that goes into what people are paid, and that's to the disadvantage of women and minorities," said Lawrence Mishel, president of the Economic Policy Institute.

To better understand where you really fall on the income scale, broke down the median income in the U.S. by education, age, race, geography and gender using Census Bureau data.

How does your paycheck stack up? Click ahead to see how you compare to your peers.

— By CNBC's Jessica Dickler
Posted 11 April 2016

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