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22 Metros With the Worst Pay Gaps

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7. Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 74.4%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $26,073
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $35,043
> Total under 30 workforce: 7,531 (43.5% women)

6. Houma-Thibodaux, LA
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 70.5%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $26,634
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $37,769
> Total under 30 workforce: 14,873 (44.4% women)

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5. Decatur, IL
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 69.7%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $24,077
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $34,531
> Total under 30 workforce: 6,117 (48.4% women)

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4. Mansfield, OH
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 68.5%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $22,373
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $32,644
> Total under 30 workforce: 6,246 (43.7% women)

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3. Odessa, TX
> Female under 30 earnings as pct. of male under 30 earnings: 67.9%
> Median annual earnings, women under 30: $26,634
> Median annual earnings, men under 30: $39,214
> Total under 30 workforce: 13,058 (35.0% women)

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