March 17, 2016 Articles

Full-time female lawyers earn 77 percent of male lawyer pay

By Debra Cassens Weiss

Median pay for full-time female lawyers was 77.4 percent of the pay earned by their male counterparts, according to data for 2014 released earlier this month by the U.S. Census Bureau.

In all law-related jobs, median pay for female workers in 2014 was 51.6 percent of the pay received by male workers, according to the data.

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