US Pay Rates For Men And Women: Myths Debunked

How to lie with statistics:  “Women earn only 80% of what men are paid” (per the AAUW among other sources).  But when you adjust the data to match the realities of the workplace, the gender wage gap is much smaller, often just 1% or 2%, and varies from profession to profession.  Further, the data shows that professional women’s rates of pay growth typically EXCEED those of men up to age 30, which is the average age when women take temporary or permanent leave of the workforce to have children.   The statistics in the following article are worth a look, … Continue reading