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CLOSE THE GAP

18¢ Pay Gap Creates Chasm in American Dream for Women1

Women in the U.S. are paid just 82¢ for every dollar paid to men. And that gap is even greater for women of color. That 18¢ gap might not sound like a lot, but yearly it creates a $10,157 pay chasm that dramatically impacts a woman’s quality of life.

 

Median Annual Full-Time Pay

Women $47,299 Men $57,456 Yearly Gap $10,157

 

What the 18¢ Pay Gap Means for Women

Housing 8 months of mortgage payments2

Transportation 18 months of car payments3

Healthcare 88% of yearly healthcare costs4

Food 92% of yearly food costs for family of 45

Childcare 100% of yearly childcare costs6

Education $329,499 missed college savings7

Retirement $1,211,918 missed savings8

 

The Wage Gap Widens for Women of Color9

Black: 37¢

Native American: 40¢

Latina: 45¢

Asian American/Pacific Islander: 48¢

 

What’s the Message We’re Sending About a Woman’s Worth?

Learn what UKG is doing to help close the wage gap.

Visit ukg.com/CloseTheGap