1 in 5 Human Resource Managers Admit Women At Their Companies Earn Less Than Men For the Same Work, CareerBuilder Survey Finds

Women are becoming a larger presence in the technology sector, but the gender gap is still a major concern.

Women are becoming a larger presence in the technology sector, but the gender gap is still a major concern.

Today, gender equality in the workplace is top of mind for politicians, activists, business leaders and workers. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, more than half of workers (55 percent) do not believe men and women are paid equally for the same job, and a similar proportion (51 percent) do not feel men and women are given the same career advancement opportunities.

A significant number of employers agree with 20 percent of human resource managers admitting that women do not make the same wages as their male counterparts at their organizations.

More than 3,200 workers and more than 220 human resource managers in the private sector across industries participated in the nationwide survey, conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder from November 4 and December 1, 2015.

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