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Is Women’s Work Undervalued?

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Is Women’s Work Undervalued?

Many women argue that the work done by women isn’t valued as highly as that done by men, contributing to the gender pay gap. Researchers from Cornell University have given that argument more credence. Their study finds that wages decline when women enter a business in large numbers although the women are doing exactly the […]

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Exploring the Gender Pay Gap

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Exploring the Gender Pay Gap

“The gender pay gap is real, but more complicated than you think,” reports an interesting new study of women’s and men’s wages conducted by PayScale.com, a provider of on-demand compensation data and software. The often-quoted wage statistic (which PayScale.com calls the “uncontrolled gender pay gap”) is that women earn 78 cents for every dollar a […]

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Women’s Pay Starts Strong Then Falls Behind

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Women’s Pay Starts Strong Then Falls Behind

Gender pay disparity often begins in favor of women but soon favors men. Researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York say women fresh from college earn as much or more than male counterparts in 29 fields. But by mid-career that advantage is gone. Women college graduates between the ages of 22 and 27 […]

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Women College Grads Still Face Pay Gap

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Women College Grads Still Face Pay Gap

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) no doubt wishes it had more encouraging news for young women graduating college this year. But it doesn’t. Young women coming out of college still earn less than male graduates. That gap is narrowing slowly, but largely, the EPI reports, “because the vast majority of men’s wages have stagnated or […]

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Equal Pay Day: Ask For More

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Equal Pay Day: Ask For More

Levo League’s survey of Millennial women finds that a majority don’t feel comfortable or prepared to successfully negotiate their job offers. Two-thirds (66%) say they haven’t known how to ask for more; 58% say they were afraid of losing their offer or their job if they negotiated. The fear of being seen as “pushy” keeps […]

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Do Women Value Salary Less Than Do Men?

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Do Women Value Salary Less Than Do Men?

When women are in charge they tend to pay themselves less than do male colleagues, Erik Sherman reports in Fortune. But women take more enjoyment from what they do. A recent study from the London School of Economics, Aston Business School and University of Antwerp looked at 159 “social entrepreneurs” in the United Kingdom. These […]

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Wage Gap for Accountants Persists

Filed in Mid-Career, Statistics to Discuss by on August 5, 2013 0 Comments
Wage Gap for Accountants Persists

Salaries for women accountants average 78% of men’s salaries in 2012, according to the latest Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) survey. The wage gap remains unchanged from 2011 but is wider than found in 2006 when women earned 80% of men’s salaries. The value of that gap in women’s pay increased to $26,470 from $25,572 […]

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Equal Pay: Two Views

Filed in Mid-Career, More Headlines, Starting Out by on November 16, 2012 0 Comments
Equal Pay: Two Views

What’s your opinion? Women in 2012 are more likely to have undergraduate and graduate degrees than their male counterparts, yet workplace inequality persists.  Catalyst, a non-profit whose goal is to increase job opportunities for women, believes the disparity begins when men and women graduate from business school.  Not only are women placed in lower positions, […]

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Catalyst: The Wage Gap is 82.2%

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Catalyst: The Wage Gap is 82.2%

Based on median weekly earnings for full-time workers, (excluding self-employed and full-time workers who work only part of the year), in 2011 women earned 82.2% as much as men, according to the latest data from Catalyst. The wage gap grows as men and women grow older, Catalyst finds. Where women ages 20-24 earn 93.8% as […]

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