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Good, Growing, Middle-Skill Jobs Exclude Women, New Report Shows

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To narrow the wage gap, women need greater access to well-paying jobs in key growth sectors Washington, D.C., March 24, 2016 —Women account for only a third of positions in growing, middle-skill jobs that pay at least $35,000 or as much as $102,000 per year, according to a new report by the Institute for Women’s […]

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Narrow the Wage Gap through Access to Good Jobs

Half of the gender wage gap is due to women working in different occupations and sectors than men. Improving women’s access to good middle-skill jobs can help close the wage gap and improve women’s economic security.

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