UNEQUAL: CAN RACE AND GENDER SHRINK YOUR PAYCHECK? W
omen today are more likely than men to complete college and go to graduate school. They also make up nearly half of the country’s total workforce. But a new report from the White House shows that although women have made advances in education and employment, a
YOUR COMPANY'S CEO IS PROBABLY NAMED JOHN
70% OF K-8 TEACHERS ARE WOMEN, BUT MALE TEACHERS STILL OUTEARN THEM
There are more executives named John than there are female executives. Period.
significant pay gap between the sexes still exists. At the rate progress is going, it will take until 2059 for the gap to finally be closed. Here's a look at what this pay gap looks like, and how it impacts the earning potential of women across the country.
Median earned per week in a salaried teaching position
20 LOWEST PAYING JOBS
ALL BUT 5 CAREERS PAY MEN MORE THAN WOMEN FOR THE SAME POSITION
Source: White House Equal Pay Task Force
20 HIGHEST PAYING JOBS
STUDIES SHOW THAT EVEN WITH A MASTER'S DEGREE, WOMEN ACTUALLY MAKE LESS THEN THEIR MALE COUNTERPARTS WHO ONLY HAVE A BACHELOR'S DEGREE BY
WOMEN OF COLOR FACE EVEN LARGER GENDER PAY GAPS THAN THEIR WHITE COUNTERPARTS
Of the country’s 20 lowest-paying jobs, women make up 56 percent of the workers. In the highest paying 20, they make up only 29.
THESE 5 STATES RANK WORST IN EQUAL PAY These ratios show just how much women can earn in comparison to men.
WEST VIRGINIA 67.3%
W YOMING 67.9%
NEBR ASK A 73.1%
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Published on Oct 26, 2016