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Women Make Less Than Men. Always | Care2 Causes

Women Make Less Than Men. Always | Care2 Causes

The pay gap between the genders doesn’t appear to be disappearing anytime soon. According to Amanda Hess at GOOD , new data out shows that women continue to make less than men, regardless of the field or of the education level examined. “Among Americans with some form of post-high school education—a vocational, associate’s, bachelor’s, or advanced degree—men make more than $800 above women’s pay every month,” Hess writes. “And the gap widens as men and women climb educational ranks. Men with bachelor’s degrees in business make $1,000 more each month than their female classmates; among men and women with advanced degrees in business, the gap widens to $1,400 a month. In the natural sciences—the only sector in which men and women earned fairly equal pay at the associate’s and bachelor’s degree levels—the equity was erased among advanced degree holders. Men with advanced degr...

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