For The Ladies: U.S. Cities With The Worst Paying Jobs For Women

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9. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
Women’s pay as pct. of men’s: 72.6%
Median income for men: $53,608
Median income for women: $38,890

Two sectors with some of the worst income gaps between men and women are also among the largest employers in the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton metropolitan area. In the health services and social assistance industry, women earn just 71.8% of what men do. In the nondurable — or consumable — goods sector, women earn 73.8% of what men earn on average. These disparities are significantly worse than the national average.

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