If theres a silver lining, its that the salary inequality in IT is far less than that of other industries. Melland notes that recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor shows that, across all industries, men make about 19% more than women. In contrast, the numbers from the tech industry look less onerous.
Percent Women Earn Less Than Men by IT Industry, 2006
Computer Software: -9.8%
Internet Services: -7.5%
Computer Hardware: -7.1%
(Salary data courtesy of Dice.)
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