The Gender Pay Gap by State: An Interactive Map

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Every U.S. state has a gender pay gap, and some are wider than others. Share this information with state and federal legislators as a call to action for stronger laws, use it to educate folks in your community about the gender pay gap, and share it with your online networks.

See How Your State’s Gender Pay Gap Stacks Up

Share State and Congressional Resources

Sharing with policymakers, local press, and on social media is a great way to start moving the needle on the gender pay gap. Download your state’s policy guide, with state and congressional information, for sharing. Read more about working with the media and contact AAUW’s staff with questions.

Take a Closer Look

See how we evaluate each state’s pay laws and bring the facts to your local lawmakers using our policy guides.

Become a Two-Minute Activist

Tell your elected officials to support the ongoing fight for fair pay.

More Pay Gap Resources

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Fight for Fair Pay

Changing the gender pay gap begins with you. Learn more about how you can fight for fair pay.

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The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

Back up your advocacy with research by reading about how the gender pay gap affects different people in different ways.

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AAUW Policy Guide to Equal Pay in the States

See how we evaluate each state’s equal pay laws and take action to improve yours.

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Quick Facts on the Gender Pay Gap

The pay gap persists across all racial and ethnic groups, and it is found in every state.