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Gender Wage Gap between Men, Women and Women of Color

Women continue to make 80 cents to the male dollar — a gap that is magnified among black and Latina women, who only make 63 cents and 54 cents to the dollar.

Female Groups* Amount paid to the dollar
Men 1 dollar
Womenen 80 cents
Black Women 63 cents
Latina Women 54 cents

*This does not include every female subgroup within the female category.

Source: AAUW, The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

Percent Distribution of Women Among Fortune 100 Companies’ Top 5 Executives

Number of Women Percent
0 51
1 40
2 7
3 2

Source: Last filed Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) EDGAR DEF 14A forms for the Fast 100 companies.

Gap in Representation of Female Executives in Fortune 100 Companies

Out of 500 executives, 60 or 12 percent are women. Of those women executives, 8 or 8 percent are presidents or CEOS.

Source: Last filed Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) EDGAR DEF 14A forms for the Fast 100 companies.


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