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Women's pay in Florida worsening, but gap closing, report says

April 10, 2018

The gender pay gap in Florida is closing, but not for good reason.

Women’s median annual earnings in the state have fallen in the past decade, yet the wage gap has narrowed due to an even sharper decline in men’s earnings in the wake of the Great Recession.

That is one of the takeaways from a report called “The Status of Women in Florida by County: Employment & Earnings,” released Monday. Its timing coincides with Equal Pay Day, which is Tuesday.