Pay Gap in Selected STEM Occupations, 2011

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STEM jobs tend to pay better than other jobs, but working in a STEM job is no protection against the pay gap. In an analysis of 2011 U.S. Census Bureau data, AAUW found that in many STEM jobs, women are paid less than men. This chart shows median earnings for men and women in 2011 along with the percentage of workers who are women in many large STEM fields.