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Report: Women In Albany Out-Earn Men


When it comes to bringing home the bacon, some women in the Capital Region are doing it better than men –  

The difference in wages for men and women across America has often been the subject of headlines – and debate – but a report appearing on the personal finance website nerdwallet.com reveals women in Albany earn 111.3 percent of men's wages. That figure makes the Capital city one of just 22 nationwide where women earn equal or higher salaries than men. In compiling its report, the website used data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey in 2005 and 2013 to rank cities in three unique ways to examine the gender wage gap across the U.S. and how it changed during that timeframe.

The Gender Wage Gap Across the U.S.

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