Are Women Paid Less Than Men

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Many women today desire meaningful careers without feeling the competition of society in the workplace. When a female holds a high position at her place of employment people often assume she got the job because of looks or who she knew, not because of hard work and a degree. Since women entered the workforce they have been paid less than a man for doing the same job. The term equal pay for equal work is still just a term and not a standard. When looking at earnings and job distribution, a person would wonder if women are in some way not as accomplished or competent as men. Women are paid less than men are, even when they have the same education, skills, and experience as a man. In the year 2000 women were paid 73 cents for every dollar a men

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