Female grads earn $8,000 less than male peers
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 2:33 PM
Women are earning thousands of dollars less per year than their male counterparts one year out of college, CNNMoney reported.
Women in full-time positions one year out of school are earning 82 cents for every dollar men earn, according to a report from the American Association of University Women.
The organization analyzed data from a Department of Education survey of 15,000 graduates conducted in 2009. The average salary for recent male graduates was $42,918, while women earned $35,296, a nearly $8,000 difference.