Pay Equity by Age

See how the earnings difference between women and men varies with age

Age groups     Women's wages
as % of men's
20-24 93.8
25-34 90.8
35-44 79.9
45-54 76.5
55-64 75.2
65+ 75.7
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Median Usual Weekly Earnings of Full-time Wage and Salary Workers, by Selected Characteristics, 2010 Annual Averages.

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