Stat of the day: £10

The average hourly rate paid to women between 22-29 - compared to just under £10 earned by men in the same age range.

by Emma Haslett
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013
It’s a good time to be a girl – not only because baggy jumpers have finally become the height of fashion (all MT’s dreams came true at once when it found out about that one), but also because, according to research from the Chartered Management Institute, women between the ages of 22-29 are now earning more, on average, than their male counterparts. In fact, apparently it’s only in the much older age group of 40-49-year-olds where men are paid ‘significantly’ more than women, earning an average of just over £14 per hour, against women’s comparatively measly £12.

Nevertheless – this is certainly a step in the right direction...

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