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

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 … Continue reading “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.

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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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Lydia Dishman is a reporter writing about the intersection of tech, leadership, and innovation. She is a regular contributor to Fast Company and has written for CBS Moneywatch, Fortune, The Guardian, Popular Science, and the New York Times, among others.

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