Here’s the local pay gap differential for women and men

Here’s the local pay gap differential for women and men
A full-time working woman in the NYC metro area makes 85 cents for every dollar a man makes, according to ...

A full-time working woman in the NYC metro area makes 85 cents for every dollar a man makes, according to …

As de Blasio prepares to mark 100 days in office Thursday, 49% of voters approve of his job performance while 34% disapprove. (FILE PHOTO)
As de Blasio prepares to mark 100 days in office Thursday, 49% of voters approve of his job performance while 34% disapprove. (FILE PHOTO) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

A full-time working woman in the NYC metro area makes 85 cents for every dollar a man makes, according to 2012 American Community Survey data crunched by the National Partnership for Women and Families.

$55,071The average yearly pay

for a man here

$46,642The average yearly payfor a woman

$8,429yearly gap

The gap is a particular problem in NYC, given that 1,057,149 households are headed by women and 26% of all female-headed households in the area fall below the poverty level.

Sheila Anne Feeney