This map depicting wage disparities between men and women in Michigan is depressing

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Even in 2015, the earning disparities between male and female workers are alarming, with the average gap falling around $10,000.

That means that a woman who has the same level of education and experience and is performing the same work-related task as a male counterpart will earn far less, 78 cents to his dollar, specifically. Make that woman a woman of color, and that gap widens even more.

Here's a map curated by Expert Market with data from the American Association of University Women depicting these depressing stats, specifically here in Michigan where the gap is even higher than the national average.

This map depicting wage disparities between men and women in Michigan is depressing
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Alaina Nutile

Alaina Nutile is a Web Editor who oversees all digital content and social media initiatives for Detroit Metro Times and Cleveland Scene Magazine. Previously, she interned at Business Insider in New York City, and at La Hora in Quito, Ecuador. Alaina is a graduate of Kalamazoo College where she double majored in...
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