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Women typically expect to be paid £6,562 less than men

Totaljobs’ 2016 Gender Pay Gap report shines a light on salary expectations, pay rises and bonuses.

Several reasons for the gender pay gap have been suggested, including workplace discrimination and the effects of career interruptions such as motherhood.

Newer research on more than 4,700 employees and 145 employers, shows that women typically expect to be paid £6,562 less than men across average salaries.

Find out more in the report below and read author and Stylist columnist Lucy Mangan’s comments on the survey results:

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For an article about the survey results by columnist Lucy Mangan, visit: totaljobs.com/insidejob/lucy-mangan-gender-pay-gap

Totaljobs’ candidate data demonstrates that the gender pay gap begins before graduates enter the workforce, with female graduates apply for jobs whose average salary is £2,000 lower than their male peers. For more information about Dr Hugh Barnes’ research, visit: totaljobs.com/insidejob/gender-pay-gap-uk