Gender gap in Israel matches EU countries, study shows
Women paid 15% less hourly than men in 2012; smallest pay discrepancy for police officers, firefighters and prison guards, but disparities of more than 20% reported in engineering and architecture.
The hourly pay disparity between Israeli men and women in 2012 was virtually identical to that of countries in the European Union, according to a new study. The Knesset Research and Information Center found that the gap in the average hourly wage here was 15%, compared to 15.5% on average in the EU.
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