7. Chattanooga, TN-GA
Women’s pay as pct. of men’s: 72.4%
Median income for men: $45,273
Median income for women: $32,753
Chattanooga is home to a particularly large manufacturing industry of both durable and nondurable goods — both among the worst for pay inequality. According to the city’s website, the largest manufacturing employers in the Chattanooga metropolitan area are McKee Foods Corporation, Synthetic Industries, and home appliance company Roper.