Oregon women face salary gap

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
In Oregon on average, women earn 77 cents to every dollar earned by a man.

The average annual salary in the state for women is $32,540 compared to $42,390 for men.
“It’s getting better,” said Stephanie Vardavas for the Oregon Commission on Women.  But she pointed out that the steps are small and the pace is slow.
The gap is closing only about a half cent a year. “That means by the time the college class of 2012 achieves salary parity they would be 65,” explained Vardavas.

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