Families depend on women’s wages more than ever, but women working full time, year round are typically paid less than full–time, year–round male workers in every state. Nationally, women working full time, year round typically make only 84 cents for every dollar a man makes, and the size of the disparity varies by state. Women overall fare best in Vermont, where women working full time, year round typically make 93 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make. Alaska and New York follow with the ratio of women’s to men’s earnings at 89 percent. Women fare worst relative to men in Wyoming and Louisiana, where women’s earnings represented only 68 and 73 percent of men’s earnings, respectively.
Click on a state below to see its wage gap for women overall, Black women, Latinas, Asian women, Native American women, white, non-Hispanic women, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander women.