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IWPR Publication

The Gender Wage Gap 2009 (Updated September 2010)
by Robert Drago, Ph.D., Claudia Williams (September 2010)

The ratio of women’s and men’s median annual earnings, was 77.0 for full-time, year-round workers in 2009, essentially unchanged from 77.1 in 2008. (This means the gender wage gap for full-time year-round workers is now 22.9 percent.) This is below the peak of 77.8 percent in 2007.

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