Top Ten States with Biggest Gender Wage Gap

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State Male Wage Female Wage Ratio
1) Wyoming $51,630 $34,381 67%
2) Louisiana $46,313 $31,844 69%
3) Utah $47,573 $32,843 69%
4) West Virginia $42,125 $29,688 70%
5) North Dakota $44,660 $32,462 73%
6) Mississippi $40,202 $29,548 73%
7) Michigan $50,053 $36,931 74%
8) Alabama $42,951 $31,862 74%
9) Montana $41,635 $31,067 75%
10) Idaho $41,528 $31,238 75%
United States $48,202
$37,118 77%

 

State Median Annual Earnings and Earnings Ratio for Full-time, Year-round Workers, Ages 16 and Older, by Gender, 2011.

National data include workers ages 15 and older and are based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011 American Community Survey data. National
data include workers ages 15 and older and are based on Current Population Survey data, U.S. Census Bureau; and DeNavas-Walt, Carmen, Bernadette D. Proctor, and Jessica C. Smith. (2012). U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports. Income, Poverty , and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2011. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

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