Women who work full time, year round in the U.S. are typically paid just 82 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts, which translates into a loss of $10,194 in median earnings every year. What does that mean over a lifetime?

A 20-year old woman just starting full time, year round work stands to lose $407,760 over a 40-year career compared to her male counterpart. And when her male counterpart retires at age 60 after 40 years of work, she would have to work 9 additional years – until age 69, past Social Security’s full retirement age – to close this lifetime wage gap.

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