Fact Sheets State by State Comparisons 2 minutes

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 80 cents for every dollar a man makes and the size of the disparity varies by state. Women fare best in New York and Delaware, where women working full time, year round typically make 89 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make. Florida and Washington, D.C. follow New York and Delaware with the ratio of women’s to men’s earnings above 86 percent in both states. Women fare worst relative to men in Wyoming, where women’s earnings represented only 64 percent of men’s earnings.

Published On: September 15, 2016Associated Issues: Equal Pay and the Wage GapMeasuring the Wage GapWorkplace