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Here's What An Australian Woman Could Buy If There Was No Pay Gap

What would you do with an extra $277 a week, ladies?

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If you haven't heard of the gender pay gap, here's the deal: On average, men working full-time earn 17.9% more than women who also work full-time.

This latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has been collected by workforce diversity specialist Conrad Liveris and it's pretty confronting, right?

Liveris calculated the gap by looking at "median wages" data, which means comparing how much the average woman takes home compared to the average man. It does not adjust for inflation.

According to the data, if a woman were to start full-time work aged 20, and retire at 65, she would earn a total of $649,818 less than a man whose career had been just as long.

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