by Jessica Guynn

SAN FRANCISCO — Hispanics, Asians and blacks are not getting equal pay for equal work in the high-tech industry.

That's the finding of new research that shows Hispanics earn $16,353 a year less on average than their colleagues who are not Hispanic.

In the same high-skilled positions such as computer programmers and software developers, Asians make $8,146 less than whites and blacks $3,656 less than whites, according to the report from the American Institute for Economic Research.

"What this tells us is that race and ethnicity matter, and they matter a lot," said Nicole Kreisberg, the senior research analyst who conducted the research. "Simply increasing diversity is not enough. We also have to talk about money."

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