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 82 cents for every dollar men make and the size of the disparity varies by state. Women fare best in Vermont, where women working full-time, year-round typically make 91 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make. Hawaii and Maryland follow with the ratio of women’s to men’s earnings at 89 percent. Women fare worst relative to men in Wyoming and Utah, where women’s earnings represented only 65 and 70 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.