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Gender wage gap
3:43 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Study: In Seattle, Women Paid More in Lower-Paying Jobs

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Women who work for the city of Seattle earn more money than men in some jobs. The reverse is true for other jobs. The problem is the classes of jobs in which women earn more are lower-paying than the ones in which men earn more, according to a new study conducted by the city's own Personnel Department. 

The study compared the wages of workers by gender in 871 job classes. While there was some inequity between women and men within the same job classes, the larger disparity involved men earning more in higher-paying jobs, according to the report first reported by The Stranger.

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Business
7:48 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Seattle area ranks the worst for gender-based wage gap

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The Seattle area has a dubious distinction – the biggest wage gap between men and women of any major metropolitan area in the country.

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