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Pay and Employment Equity Review Report and Action Plan

12 Women are under-represented in academic staff relative to their overall representation at Massey University, comprising 45% of academic staff compared with 56% of all staff 13 Women are under-represented in senior academic positions and over-represented in junior and ‘non-career’ academic positions. In terms of ‘career’ academic staff, nearly half (46%) of all female academics are lecturers, while just a quarter (26%) of male academics are lecturers. There is a gender difference > 20%, with women under-represented in the following senior academic positions: Professor (14% women, 86% men) Associate professor (32% women, 68% men) Senior lecturer/senior research officer (37% women, 63% men) Education managers nec (37% women, 63% men). There is a gender difference > 20%, with women over-represented in the following junior academic positions: Assistant lecturer/assistant research officer (73% women, 27% men) Tutor 72% women, 28% men) Graduate teaching assistant (69% women, 31% men). 14 Academic women are over-represented on fixed-term contracts (57%) relative to their proportion of the academic workforce. One in four female academics is on a fixed-term contract, compared with one in six male academics. Academic staff – pay 15 There is a gender pay gap of 15% for academic staff. On average women earn $83,000 compared with $97,500 for men. 16 In three of the 10 academic positions there is a gender pay gap favouring men, and two favouring women. Two of the three positions where the pay difference favours men are senior academic positions. Both of the positions where the pay gap favours women are junior positions, and the pay gaps are smaller than those favouring men. There is a gender pay difference advantaging men in the following positions: Professor – 7% gap Women on average earn $134,000 and men $144,000 Education managers nec – 14% gap Women on average earn $114,500 and men $133,000 Graduate teaching assistants – 19% gap Women on average earn $26,500 and men $32,500. There is a pay gap advantaging women in the following positions: Assistant lecturer/assistant research officer – 5% gap 142

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