Women in India earn 19% less than men: Monster Salary Index report

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Gender parity still looks like a faraway dream in India with women of the country earning 19 percent less than the men, according to a report prepared by monster.com.

Monster Salary Index report:

  • It was prepared by Monster India in collaboration with Paycheck.in with IIM-Ahmedabad as a research partner.
  • Women in India earn 19% less than their male counterparts and 60% working women in India feel that discrimination at work.
  • Wage inequalities in favour of men are present in all the relevant sectors.
  • The median gross hourly salary for men was Rs 242.49—earned Rs 46.19—more in comparison to women who earned Rs 196.3 in 2018.
  • Gender pay gap encompasses across key industries, IT/ITES services showed a sharp pay gap of 26 per cent in favour of men, while in the manufacturing sector, men earn 24 per cent more than women.

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