5:30 pm, February 13th | by Colette McIntyre
As working women out in the world, dressed in our Melanie Griffith finest, we know the sad, unequal state of affairs: women consistently earn less than men. Despite performing the same work and having similar credentials, women make about 70 cents to every dollar earned by men. We can recite these statistics in our sleep. Now, thanks to data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we also know where the pay gaps are widest, and the results may surprise you in just how unsurprising they really are.
11:30 am, September 25th | by Laura Donovan
If you didn’t have an “it’s Monday, I hate everything” moment yesterday, be prepared for a full day of headdesking and, well, hating everything: in 97 percent of congressional districts (423 out of 435 districts), the median annual income for females is less than that of their male counterparts.
4:00 pm, July 25th | by Amy Tennery
Here at The Jane Dough, we talk a lot about the gender pay gap — that’s because it’s a persistent, undeniable problem. But what about those rare few jobs in which women out-earn the guys? Yes, they do exist.
1:57 pm, January 19th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Women in their 20s are earning slightly more than their male counterparts. Does that suddenly make it some big competition?