Compared to every other state, New York ranks third for the smallest gender pay gap. With women getting paid 12% less, that means women essentially stop getting paid for the year on November 22, said the report.
In New York, women earn an average salary of $56,200 while men earn an average of $63,588. The report also said that men will earn an average of $7,388 more than women in 2022.
In Vermont, women earn 10.4% less than men, with an average salary of $49,460 compared to a man’s $55,205. This is the second smallest wage gap in the U.S. In Massachusetts, women make 19.8% less than men, with an average salary of $60,827, compared to a man’s $75,832.
In the United States:
- The states with the worst wage gaps range from 21.8% to 34.6%
- The largest wage gap is in Wyoming, with women earning 34.6% less than men
- Washington DC has the smallest wage gap, with women earning 8% less than men
- Since 2010, the wage gap has remained stagnant between 18% and 19% between the salaries of men and women in similar positions
- No state pays women more than men
Occupations where women make more than men
- Compliance officers, 7% more than men
- Graphic designers, 6% more than men
- Pharmacists, 45 more than men
- Clinical laboratory tenchnologist and technicians, 4% more than men
- Insurance claims and policy processing clerks, 2% more than men
Occupations with the largest pay gaps
- Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents, 44% less than men
- Legal occupations, 40% less than men
- Medical scientists, 40% less than men
- Personal financial advisors, 35% less than men
- Engineering technologists and technicians, 34% less than men