Fact Sheet – The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation

The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation
by Ariane Hegewisch, Claudia Williams, Vanessa Harbin (April 2012)

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. This study was done for the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (http://www.iwpr.org/publications/pubs/the-gender-wage-gap-by-occupation-1)

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