According to a recent study by the National Women’s Law Center, Vermont has the narrowest gender wage gap in the country.
Compared to the average U.S. gender wage gap of $0.18, Vermont has an average wage gap of $0.09 where women make $.91 cents for every $1 a man makes. Women average a median salary of $46,616 and men make a median salary of $51,212 per year.
Following Vermont are Hawaii and Maryland, both states with an average gender wage gap of $0.11. At the bottom are Utah and Wyoming where women average more than $.30 cents less.
Republished from the July 1 Sun Community News