Source: Economic Policy Institute, 2016
The gender wage gap has lowered pay for working women, and growing inequality affects nearly everyone who works.
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In the federal government, how likely is it that a woman will make more than a man?
Source: Leslie Shapiro and Ted Mellnik, Washington Post, October 25, 2016
If men and women were evenly distributed among federal jobs and pay ranges, you’d expect women to make more than men about half the time. But women make more than men only 41 percent of the time. That’s according to a Washington Post analysis comparing people with similar education, experience and job categories.