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Aug. 19, 2013 10:00 am

Maryland women earn 86% what men do: second highest rate in U.S.

the MintLife blog curated some interesting details on how those differences break down by state, putting Maryland ahead of the curve, but decidedly still behind.

Gender disparity in wages — because of bias, work-life balance and field preferences — have been an issue of contention for years.

But the MintLife blog curated some interesting details on how those differences break down by state, putting Maryland ahead of the curve, but decidedly still behind.

In addition to looking at gender differences in wage by industry and age, you can can judge it by state.

5. Rhode Island – women earn 85 cents for every dollar earned by men
4. California – women earn 85 cents for every dollar earned by men
3. Nevada – women earn 85 cents for every dollar earned by men
2. Maryland – women earn 86 cents for every dollar earned by men
1. Vermont – women earn 87 cents for every dollar earned by men

[MintLife]

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Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink is a cofounder and Editorial Director of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog here. The bicycle commuter loves cities, urban politics and squabbling about neighborhood boundaries.

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