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Gender gap The SMB gender pay gap is 18 percent less than the broader nationwide gap of women earning 80 cents for every dollar men earn, per Labor Department data. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The gender pay gap is wider for small and mid-size businesses than their larger brethren – but women who negotiate their salaries stand a better chance narrowing that gap, according to the SMB Fair Pay Report sponsored by Zenefits.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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