Women in high-paying jobs have it better than their sisters in low-paying jobs, but that's not going to help them be as well prepared by retirement as men in high-paying jobs.

In fact, they'll be trailing their male counterparts by a whopping 38 percent.

The Independent reports on a new study from UBS Wealth Management, which says that not only do women in those highly paid jobs make $800,000 less than their male colleagues in comparably paying jobs over their lifetime, but they'll on average be 38 percent poorer than their male colleagues when they reach old age.

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