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22 Metros With the Worst Pay Gaps

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17. Decatur, AL
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 79.3%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $25,683
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $32,373
> Total under 30 workforce: 8,061 (40.6% women)

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16. Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 78.2%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $23,883
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $30,544
> Total under 30 workforce: 21,968 (39.2% women)

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15. Mobile, AL
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 78.1%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $23,438
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $30,000
> Total under 30 workforce: 24,450 (43.7% women)

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14. Bismarck, ND
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 77.8%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $35,634
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $45,815
> Total under 30 workforce: 11,418 (48.5% women)

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13. Bloomington, IL
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 77.1%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $29,136
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $37,769
> Total under 30 workforce: 11,014 (46.3% women)

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