Even in Nursing, No Equal Pay for Women

March 24, 2015 6:03 PM

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Even though nine out of 10 nurses are women, men in the profession earn higher salaries, and the pay gap has remained constant over the past quarter century, a study finds.

The typical salary gap has consistently been about $5,000 a year even after adjusting for factors such as experience, education, work hours, clinical specialty and marital and parental status, according to a report in JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association.

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