wage gap

11:22am

Wed September 18, 2013
The Valley

Women Still Earning Less Than Men in the Roaring Fork Valley

A new study shows the wage gap between men and women is greater in Garfield County compared to Pitkin County.
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Men are making more money than women working in the Roaring Fork Valley. But, the differences vary depending on the county. A new report shows a woman earns 80-cents for every dollar a man makes in Colorado. 

In Pitkin County, on average, a man earns $54,000 a year compared to $47,000 for a woman. In Garfield County, the disparity is greater. A man earns $50,000 annually, compared to a woman’s earnings of $37,000.

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