Equal Pay Day 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 is Equal Pay Day in the United States.
Equal Pay Day is the approximate day the typical woman must work into the new year to make what the typical man made at the end of the previous year. Based on ACS Census data, the 2018 wage gap between women and men is $.80 (cents). The gap is far wider for women of color as compared to White, non-Hispanic men and moms as compared to dads. Click on the links below for more information on equal pays days and contributors to the wage gap.
WAGE GAP BY DEMOGRAPHIC
Women of Color as compared to White, non-Hispanic Men:
Asian-American Women: February 22, 2018* -- $.87 (cents)
White Women: April 17, 2018 -- $.79 (cents)
Native American Women: September 27, 2018 -- $.57 (cents)
All Moms compared to All Dads
Moms: May 30, 2018 -- $.70 (cents)
*Equal Pay figures for this community vary widely by ethnicity.