Workforce and Employment

Young women are out-earning young men in several US cities

Young women are out-earning young men in 22 cities in the US. Image: UNSPLASH/

Richard Fry

Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center


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Map showing the medial annual earnings of women across the US.
In the New York and Washington metro areas, young women earn 102% of what young men earn. Image: Pew Research Center
Table showing how much women earn compared to men across US metros.
These US cities are where young women earn the most and the least, relative to their male counterparts. Image: Pew Research Center
Chart showing gender wage gap.
There is a 93% gender earnings gap in the US. Image: Pew Research Center

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