By Michael B Sauter

Ariane Hegewisch, program director of employment and earnings at The Institute for Women’s Policy Research, a nonpartisan policy research group, told 24/7 Wall St. in an interview that these high-paying jobs are a positive sign, even if representation and pay gap is still a work in progress. “The level of pay is important — to have more women in higher-paying positions, even if the men make even more — is progress, because it means more women earn higher salaries and can support their families.”

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