Gender pay gap barely budged in past two decades

Posted on AllSides March 2nd, 2023
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U.S. women have earned roughly 82% as much as men for the last 20 years, per recently published Pew Research Center analysis.

Why it matters: Although women continue to outpace men in educational attainment and more have taken on higher-paying jobs than in previous years, progress in narrowing the gender pay gap has stalled, especially compared to 20th-century strides.

By the numbers: While the roughly 82 cents to the dollar women made in 2022 signifies a huge leap from their 1982 average — 65 cents — it's only slightly more...

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