State Wage Data

Rizzolo Angela (
Thu, 25 Jun 1998 08:22:44 -0400

Hi Folks --

I just wanted to let you know that the White House has posted some information
about the June 10th Equal Pay Day event on their website, including a table
entitled "Gender Pay Gap by State, 1997" which has weekly wage data for all 50
states by gender. (You can access the table by clicking on the link below.)

The table was created by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, however, BLS has not
yet run confidence intervals for all of the states -- they are currently in the
process of doing so. Basically, this means that the data for some of the states
with lower populations of working women may not be as reliable or accurate as
states with very large populations of working women. BLS will advise us as soon
as they have further information about the confidence intervals for all of the

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