By Doree Shafrir

That’s still higher than the 80 cents for every dollar that the average woman in the US makes. Still, not only has no other occupation in the area become so much less equitable so quickly according to the survey data, but this also places LA among the worst places in the country for income parity in tech. In an industry dogged by pay disparity issues — in addition to several well-publicized sexual harassment and gender discrimination lawsuits — it’s troubling that, at least in LA, this disparity has grown. (LiveStories’ data encompasses the City of Los Angeles, where Facebook, Google, Snap and YouTube all have offices. Santa Monica, which also hosts a number of tech companies, is not included.)

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