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This map shows how wide the gender pay gap is in every state

This map shows how wide the gender pay gap is in every state
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Women in Louisiana likely won’t be celebrating the fact that they live in the home of the nation’s biggest gender pay gap. Men in that state earn an extra $15,238 dollars more than women, which is more than the gap in New York and California combined.

Florida, meanwhile has the smallest pay gap where the difference is $5,474; three times lower than Louisiana.

Here what the average gender pay gap is in every state:

The researchers at Expert Market used data from the National Women’s Law Center to determine average wages in each U.S. state and pinpoint where the largest gender wage gaps are.
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