The gender wage gap is still widest among top earners: Women's hourly wages as a share of men's at various wage percentiles, 1979 and 2015

2015 1979
10th percentile  92.0% 8.0  86.9%  12.1
50th percentile  82.7%  17.3  62.4%  37.6
95th percentile 73.8%  26.2 63.0%  37.0 

Notes: The xth-percentile wage is the wage at which x% of wage earners earn less and (100-x)% earn more.

Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation group microdata

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