Racial disparities in Metro Nashville government salaries, jobs

Salary gaps and job status disparities still exist for minorities who work in city government, according to 2018 data provided by Metro Nashville and Davidson County.  

In a city that prides itself on its progressive views, minorities who hold professional Metro government jobs earn an average salary that's nearly $9,000 less than the salaries of their white counterparts.  Minorities are also more likely to hold administrative positions within Metro, while white Metro employees fill more city government positions that are considered professional.