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 California and Vermont, where women working full time, year round typically make 89 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make. New York follows with the ratio of women’s to men’s earnings at 88 percent. Women fare worst relative to men in Utah, where women’s earnings represented only 73 percent of men’s earnings.

Hover on a state below to see its wage gap for women overall.

Source Note: “What a woman makes for every dollar a man makes” is the ratio of women’s and men’s annual median earnings for full-time, year-round workers. The “wage gap” is the additional money a woman would have to make for every dollar made by a man in order to have equal annual earnings. Figures for women overall by state calculated by NWLC are based on 2022 American Community Survey Data. For the purposes of this analysis D.C. is considered a state..