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[IWS] IWPR: THE GENDER WAGE GAP BY OCCUPATION AND BY RACE AND ETHNICITY, 2013 [7 April 2014]

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Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR)

Fact Sheet IWPR #C414

 

THE GENDER WAGE GAP BY OCCUPATION AND BY RACE AND ETHNICITY, 2013 [7 April 2014]

by Ariane Hegewisch, Stephanie Keller Hudiburg

http://www.iwpr.org/publications/pubs/the-gender-wage-gap-by-occupation-and-by-race-and-ethnicity-2013/

or

http://www.iwpr.org/publications/pubs/the-gender-wage-gap-by-occupation-and-by-race-and-ethnicity-2013/at_download/file

[full-text, 7 pages]

 

Women’s median earnings are lower than men’s in nearly all occupations, whether they work in occupations predominantly done by women, occupations predominantly done by men, or occupations with a more even mix of men and women. Data for both women’s and men’s median weekly earnings for full-time work are available for 112 occupations ; there are only three occupations in which women have higher median weekly earnings than men. In 101 of the 112 occupations, the gender earnings ratio of women’s median weekly earnings to men’s is 0.95 or lower (that is, a wage gap of at least 5 cents per dollar earned by men); in 17 of these occupations the gender earnings ratio is lower than 0.75 (that is, a wage gap of more than 25 cents per dollar earned by men).

 

 

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