These are the 10 industries with the worst gender pay gaps

Wednesday 15 April 2015 09:00
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New data released to coincide with Equal Pay Day on Tuesday has revealed women can expect to be paid 20 per cent less than men on average, a 2 per cent increase year on year. Here are the industries with the worst gaps.

Industry / Average salary (m/f) / % difference

  1. Accountancy £47,034/ £36,432 29%

  2. Banking £25,377/ £20,800 22%

  3. Energy £27,452/ £22,674 21%

  4. Purchasing £29,555/£24,796 19%

  5. Sales £23,562/ £19,898 18%

  6. Education £21,216/£17,922 18%

  7. Hospitality/catering £18,497 / £15,665 18%

  8. Motoring £19,920/ £17,487 14%

  9. Retail £16,851/ £14,951 13%

  10. Fast-moving consumer goods £26,948/ £24,125 12%

(reed.co.uk Gender Pay Gap Index)

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