The gender pay gap: Male and female average salary by career and industry [INFOGRAPHIC]

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Our research into the pay males and females in Australia receive, and presented here in this infographic highlights the gender pay gap challenge.

Women have been closing the workforce participation gap over the last decade. In 2002, the percentage of males employed was 18 percentage points more than women, while today it is just 14 percentage points.

However, over the same time period, the pay gap between males and females has grown, largely due to the rising salaries in the industries and careers that are mostly male dominated, compared to the female dominated areas.

The top three industries by highest median salary are also the three industries with the highest percentage of males employed compared to females (mining, construction and utilities). However the three industries with the highest percentage of female employees are in the bottom quarter of industries by median salary (healthcare, education and retail).

It is a similar situation with careers: the job with the highest percent of men employed (machinery operator) has a higher average salary than the job with the highest percent of females employed (clerical worker), and this is also true of the second and third ranked job by gender.

So for Australia’s 6.3 million male workers and 5.2 million female workers: here’s a look at your salaries.

Mind the Gap | The gender pay gap: Male and female salary by career and industry infographic | McCrindle Research

Comments
Post has no comments.
Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink 


Post a Comment



Captcha Image

Trackback Link
http://blog.mccrindle.com.au/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6453&PostID=321801&A=Trackback
Trackbacks
Post has no trackbacks.

Welcome to our blog...

We have a passion for research that tells a story, that can be presented visually, that brings about change and improves organisations. And we hope these resources help you know the times.

Our Social Media Sites

Facebook | McCrindle Research Social Media YouTube | McCrindle Research Social Media Twitter | McCrindle Research Social Media Flickr | McCrindle Research Social Media Pinterest | McCrindle Research Social Media Google Plus | McCrindle Research Social Media LinkedIn | McCrindle Research Social Media Mark McCrindle Slideshare


Last 100 Articles


Tags

marriage marrickville grandparents research baby names Generation Y social research future business index couple baby name budget growth intern video names social media internet long weekend panel affordability Births optimistic high density living survey design moreton bay celebration ACT princess charlotte list 24 million mythbusting social living economy retirement generations Gen Y suburbs christmas acf15 communication work school satisfaction English shopping media release Deaths census darwin focus group report marriages government perth hornsby baby boom global holiday slideshare demographics huffington post technology trends environment gen z school thought leadership Generation X clothing consumer event social commentator data visualisation tableau sunburnt country 40 million business publication public holiday resource millionth work-life happiness 1975 seasons optus mccrindle public speaking marketing online shopping waverton community gen alpha The ABC of XYZ religion Christmas lunch neutral bay cold Duchess of Cambridge Sydney ultimo australian communities trends report Adelaide mccrindle research 2015 Australian Bureau of Statistics tattoos household urban taskforce language market research trend tuesday stats manly Christchurch area child care generation Scouts online Charlotte analysis Royals divorce rate not for profit eliane miles 2013 infographic australia lifestyle australian communities forum demographer christianity lalor park Merry Christmas divorce wedding pyrmont cost the changing face of New Zeland in the media trend father's day 2014 Christmas presents hobart Love engage culture ageing population crows nest winter generation alpha Melbourne unemployment CBD Australia Day equip urban living index mythbusters friends spend identity selfie capital cities monarchy logan organisational culture sentiments sydneycity renter of the future parenting home debt news Valentine’s Day baby builders gender survey social researchers Myth transport snapshot interactive employment winter blues 2012 bondi social trends family Wellington geomapping youth 24,000,000 etiquette holidays world youth day potts point baby boomers urban Australians research pack cartodb suburb social researcher rent cash affordable professional development brisbane statistics church population milestone define population royal city tuesday February 16 omnibus wolloomooloo "know the times" sector wide study narcissism leadership families 23 million 2016 Christmas season menai politics sydneysiders anzac paying to work Canberra education newspaper children generation Z media high density apartments graphs Population Clock research visualisation sports renting ABS mother's day housing Mark McCrindle cultural diversity easter water Gen X 1968 Word Up students conference financial prince george teleworking data weather litter small business millenials new york times victoria World Water Day gold coast brands blaxland ipswich

Archive