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Highlights of Women's Earnings in 2013 (BLS Report)

Category: Employment

Information on earnings is collected from one-fourth of the CPS sample each month.  In 2013, women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $706. On
average in 2013, women made 82 percent of the median weekly earnings of male full-time wage and salary workers ($860).  In 1979 the first year for which comparable earnings data are available, women earned 62 percent of what men earned.  The comparisons of earnings in this report are
on a broad level and do not control for many factors that can be significant in explaining earnings

External Website:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

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