Leveraging Information to Combat the Pay Gap
Using facts to confront the gender gap in veterinary medicine. The gender gap exists in veterinary medicine, and women are paid around 6.8% less salary even when age, experience, advanced training and other conflating factors are removed.
The first step in correcting the gender gap is to acknowledge it exists. From there we delve into data around other professions, regional variation, statistics, and research documenting the underlying bias. Then we discuss laws and regulations that have not helped. We explore the offer process, the negotiation process and offer resources, ideas and approaches to limit or close the gender gap.