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Subject: Tea-Bag Savvy States Pay Women the Least Date: 12/12/2012 3:42 AM
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47 to 51. The bottom five

Four of the five lowest ranked states – Wyoming (No. 51), Louisiana (50), West Virginia (48), and North Dakota (47) – have similar economic characteristics contributing to large pay discrepancies: They each are driven by male-dominated industries such as mining, oil production, and manufacturing.

In Utah (No. 49), different factors explain why women make 69 percent of what men do: low college graduation rates and occupational choice.

“Utah women are less likely to enter occupations that pay well – particularly in those that require math and science background –than U.S. women (who make their own share of low-paying job choices),” writes regional economist Lecia Parks Langston on the Utah Department of Workforce Services website.


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