Saskatchewan’s gender wage gap third-highest in the country – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201991 Views

Statistics Canada study shows gender wage gap slowly shrinking

Oct 10, 2019

The wage gap between men and women may be shrinking but at an excruciatingly slow pace.

According to a new study from Statistics Canada, women earned 87 cents per hour for every dollar earned by men.

Nationally, the study says women in the core working ages earned an average of $26.92 per hour in 2018 across all professions, while their male counterparts earned on average $31.05 across all professions.

That puts the wage gap at 13.3 per cent in 2018, down from 18.8 per cent in 1998.

In Saskatchewan, women earned about 15 per cent less per hour ($27.04) last year than men ($31.92).

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