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A comparison of paychecks indicates that it’s still a man’s world.
On Numbers looked at the median earnings of men and women in 942 metropolitan and micropolitan areas, using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2010 American Community Survey.
The final score: Men outearn women in 941 markets. Women have the edge in only one place, the tiny micropolitan area of Clewiston, Fla.
Among medium-sized markets, the income disparity among genders is the greatest in Los Alamos. Men in the community that is home to Los Alamos National Laboratory earn a median of $81,712, while women earn $41,392.
In the Albuquerque area, median income for men is $38,372, while the median for women is $27,827.
The nation’s widest pay gap exists in the Vernal, Utah, metropolitan area. Median pay for men in Vernal is $52,038, which is 212.6 percent higher than the median for women, $16,648. Twenty-six other markets have gaps of more than 100 percent.
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