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CHART: Average Woman’s Wages Stop Growing When She Turns 39

By Pat Garofalo  

"CHART: Average Woman’s Wages Stop Growing When She Turns 39"


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The New York Times’ Catherine Rampell highlighted data from Payscale, a salary tracking firm, showing that “by the time women reach age 39, their wage growth pretty much stops altogether.” By that age, the average college-educated, full-time female worker is making about $60,000. For men, meanwhile, wage growth doesn’t stop until age 48.

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