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Dear Employers,
You may have a gender pay gap problem.
www.payscale.com
You also may not—but figuring it
out can be tricky.
www.payscale.com
Let’s get a few things out of the way first…
www.payscale.com
The stat that women earn 78 cents to every
dollar earned by men is not a myth. It’s just
used out of context or misunderst...
What it does reveal is that women are severely underrepresented
in the best-paying jobs in our society.
Some of that is a ...
It’s even worse for women of color.
www.payscale.com
Source: National Women’s Law
Center
When we control for all the major factors that
could influence pay outside of gender, the
gap shrinks to 97 cents on the d...
The controlled pay gap looks pretty small,
but the devil is in the details.
www.payscale.com
It’s worse for particular types of jobs.
www.payscale.com
Source: National Women’s Law
Center
It’s also worse as women advance
in their careers.
www.payscale.com Source: Payscale.com
How is it possible that women
are so underrepresented in the
most senior positions at
companies, when women make
up nearly...
It’s because women “opt out” of a career
track when they become mothers?
www.payscale.com
Source: Harvard Business
Review
www.payscale.com
Actually, according to women, the top
reason they leave companies is pay—even
more often than men.
Source...
As of September 2017, sharing
gender pay gap data may no longer
be optional for companies with
more than 100 employees.
ww...
If you haven’t looked at
gender pay equity at your
own organization, now is
the time.
www.payscale.com
www.payscale.com
Whether your motivation is legal
compliance or a sense of fairness, analyzing
gender pay equity needs to ...
It’s not just the right thing to do.
It’s also good for business.
www.payscale.com
Source: Payscale.com, Wall Street
Journ...
www.payscale.com
If you don’t like what you find, remember
that no one introduces pay inequities
intentionally—it happens ...
Any company could have a gender pay gap they’re unaware of.
It’s time you take the LEAD in solving it.
www.payscale.com
Lo...
To learn more, visit
PayScale’s Fair Pay Hub
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Fair Pay 2016—Closing the Gender Pay Gap

What is the gender pay gap? How do you discover if gender pay inequities exist in your company and what can you do about it? Find out now.

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Fair Pay 2016—Closing the Gender Pay Gap

  1. 1. Dear Employers,
  2. 2. You may have a gender pay gap problem. www.payscale.com
  3. 3. You also may not—but figuring it out can be tricky. www.payscale.com
  4. 4. Let’s get a few things out of the way first… www.payscale.com
  5. 5. The stat that women earn 78 cents to every dollar earned by men is not a myth. It’s just used out of context or misunderstood… a lot. www.payscale.com
  6. 6. What it does reveal is that women are severely underrepresented in the best-paying jobs in our society. Some of that is a career choice. Some of it is not. www.payscale.com Source: Payscale.com
  7. 7. It’s even worse for women of color. www.payscale.com Source: National Women’s Law Center
  8. 8. When we control for all the major factors that could influence pay outside of gender, the gap shrinks to 97 cents on the dollar — comparing all women to all men. www.payscale.com Source: Payscale.com
  9. 9. The controlled pay gap looks pretty small, but the devil is in the details. www.payscale.com
  10. 10. It’s worse for particular types of jobs. www.payscale.com Source: National Women’s Law Center
  11. 11. It’s also worse as women advance in their careers. www.payscale.com Source: Payscale.com
  12. 12. How is it possible that women are so underrepresented in the most senior positions at companies, when women make up nearly half of the US labor force and attain a higher percentage of college degrees? www.payscale.com Source: Catalsyst.org
  13. 13. It’s because women “opt out” of a career track when they become mothers? www.payscale.com Source: Harvard Business Review
  14. 14. www.payscale.com Actually, according to women, the top reason they leave companies is pay—even more often than men. Source: Harvard Business Review
  15. 15. As of September 2017, sharing gender pay gap data may no longer be optional for companies with more than 100 employees. www.payscale.com
  16. 16. If you haven’t looked at gender pay equity at your own organization, now is the time. www.payscale.com
  17. 17. www.payscale.com Whether your motivation is legal compliance or a sense of fairness, analyzing gender pay equity needs to be a priority.
  18. 18. It’s not just the right thing to do. It’s also good for business. www.payscale.com Source: Payscale.com, Wall Street Journal
  19. 19. www.payscale.com If you don’t like what you find, remember that no one introduces pay inequities intentionally—it happens when you’re not looking.
  20. 20. Any company could have a gender pay gap they’re unaware of. It’s time you take the LEAD in solving it. www.payscale.com Look for potential pay equity issues. Evaluate the issues, talk to managers, determine the rationale for any discrepancies. Fair isn’t always equal, but fair should be defensible. Act. Think strategically about how to best address a potential pay gap in your organization and determine the best approach to correcting it. Discuss solutions.
  21. 21. To learn more, visit PayScale’s Fair Pay Hub

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