The gender wage gap persists at all parts of the wage distribution: Average hourly wages at select points in the wage distribution, by gender, 2023

Men Women
Low-wage<br>(10th percentile) $14.55 $12.69
Middle-wage<br>(avg 40th-60th) $25.92 $22.05
High-wage<br>(90th percentile) $65.26 $50.52

Notes: See Gould and deCourcy (2023) for details on wage group specification. 

SourceEPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata. For more information on the data sample see EPI's State of Working America Data Library.

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