Quad-City Times: In the Quad-Cities, a woman working full time makes 72 cents for every dollar earned by a man. The gender pay gap is larger in the Quad-Cities than it is in 48 states, including Iowa and Illinois. And it’s getting larger. According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, women in the Quad-Cities area who worked full time, year-round in 2018 earned on average $14,847 less than men who also worked full time, year-round.