The pay gap between working women and men is one of the highest ranking concerns for women. It’s increasingly a priority for men—because when one earner in a family brings in less than she should, the family suffers overall.
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 125 occupations.
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One in eleven U.S. workers work in retail jobs, close to 13 million workers in 2014-16. Occupations in the retail sector include Retail Salespersons, Cashiers, and Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, but also Advertising Agents, Telemarketers, and Models and Product Promoters.
DOWNLOAD REPORT The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation [...]
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IWPR Survey Finds Construction Trades Offer Good Wages for Women Workers, but Harassment and Discrimination Still Common
by Ariane Hegewisch During the past 40 years, many previously [...]
IWPR Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s Commission on the Status of Women Report
by Jessica Milli, Ph.D. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of [...]
1. If current trends continue, it will take almost another [...]
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