Gender Inequality

Men make 48% more than women in some sectors of the gig economy, study shows

Freelance worker. Women working in the fast-growing gig economy are being paid far less than men.

Women working in the fast-growing gig economy are being paid far less than men. Image: Unsplash/Brooke Cagle

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Chart showing gender gap in Admin, IT and customer services in the gig economy
The gender pay gap in the US has been found to be worse in the gig economy. Image: ZenBusiness
Chart showing gender gap in accountancy and consulting rates in the gig economy.
The sector with the widest pay gap in the gig economy is accounting and consulting. Image: ZenBusiness


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