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22 Metros With the Worst Pay Gaps

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22. Bellingham, WA
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 80.0%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $28,000
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $35,000
> Total under 30 workforce: 14,965 (42.0% women)

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21. Monroe, MI
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 80.0%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $28,507
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $35,634
> Total under 30 workforce: 8,106 (38.3% women)

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20. Lubbock, TX
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 80.0%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $24,435
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $30,544
> Total under 30 workforce: 25,798 (43.6% women)

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19. Corpus Christi, TX
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 79.8%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $25,000
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $31,322
> Total under 30 workforce: 32,072 (40.1% women)

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18. Reading, PA
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 79.4%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $30,000
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $37,769
> Total under 30 workforce: 24,684 (42.8% women)

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