Florida Women Make 80 Cents for Every Dollar a Man Makes; Latinas Make Only 66 Cents

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Here's the good news: The gap between how much women and men make in Florida is actually pretty low compared to the rest of the country, and the Sunshine State actually has the 11th narrowest gap in the nation.

Here's the bad news: That gap still means a Florida woman makes 80 cents to every dollar a man makes, and the gap is even more noticeable for black and Hispanic women.

According to a study conducted by the National Partnership for Women & Families, the pay gap varies greatly throughout the country, but in no state do women make more than men. Washington, D.C., has the smallest gap, with women making 91 cents for every dollar a man makes. Of actual states, Vermont has the smallest gap, with a 16-cent difference. Wyoming has the largest gap, with women making 36 cents less than men make.

Florida's gap is small compared to most states and smaller than the national average of 77 cents for women to every dollar for men. Though, the gap grows for minority women.

African-American women in Florida make just 71 cents for every dollar men make. Latinas make just 66 cents for every dollar made by men.

"As a group, full-time working women in Florida lose approximately $20,141,201,236 each year due to the wage gap," the National Partnership writes.

The group finds that the gap persists regardless of the number of children a woman has, which industry she works in, or her level of education.

"Women with doctoral degrees are paid less than men with master's degrees, and women with master's degrees are paid less than men with bachelor's degrees," the report concludes.

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Feminista
Feminista

FUCK "THE MAN"

Mnt
Mnt

Yep, you always do, don't you ?

Mnt
Mnt

nowhere in this study did they mention the total number of men working vs total number of women working. I would assume that the total number of men working is MUCH greater than the total number of women working with all of the stay-at-home moms, pay-my-rent-and-we'll-fuck-sometimes, and gold-diggers in much of the state. This would indicate that women who actually work, make more than a large percentage of the men in this state. 

Amatos26
Amatos26

Wow funny only men responded to this article saying that women are being overpaid? Really can't being equal, huh?

Sir Sausage
Sir Sausage

Read again.  Only one person said that.

Sir Sausage
Sir Sausage

Rather than looking at just the numbers, we need too look at what fields women are employed in.  This is a half assed study.

Anthonyvop
Anthonyvop

Men don't get pregnant and take time off maternity leave.  men don't sue for sexual harassment.Use those two facts in the equation you can only come to 2 conclusions.#1 Women are overpaid at 80cents#2 The National Partnership for Women and Families is a special interest group with a political agenda and thus refuses to perform and report a balanced study

YouAreDumb
YouAreDumb

Thanks to women you can have a fucking child you idiot. 

guest
guest

Maternity leave is not biased to woman anymore. A gay man adopting a new born can take maternity leave. Your claim is invalid.

There aren't as many sexual harassment lawsuits by men because society expects them to brag about such conquests and if they didn't they would be deemed a weaker man by their male friends. Most men will internalize sexual harassment and move on. It's easier for a woman to file for sexual harassment but it wasn't like that long ago. It appears you would prefer it that way in order to keep your extra pay over the working women.

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