#GAReads | The Wage Gap Costs Women $500 Billion a Year, Data Shows
For years, women have bemoaned the fact that they earn substantially less than their equally qualified male counterparts. The disparity is so egregious, in fact, that it costs female workers a whopping $500 billion per year, according to the American Association of University Women.
And it's not just lower or middle earners who are losing out. Female executives are said to make just $0.94 for each dollar earned by male executives at the same level.