Graduate gender pay gap widens over time, official figures reveal

Ireland“A pay gap between male and female graduates opens up within a year of leaving college and widens over time, a study by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) has found. While women outperform men in the Leaving Cert and at third level, pay for men outstrips that of women by, on average, €14 per week within a year of graduating, rising to €130 per week after eight years …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 16 December]

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One Response to “Graduate gender pay gap widens over time, official figures reveal”

  1. D Says:

    So the “gender pay gap” (which doesn’t exist, it is in fact an earnings gap) is entirely dependent on choices that women themselves make regarding subject of study and career breaks.
    Congratulations on conclusively proving it has nothing to do with sexism.

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