women in office at table Today is Equal Pay Day, but it may be a hundred years before women make the same wages for the same jobs as men. (Photo: Getty)

April 10, Equal Pay Day — the day dedicated to raising awareness of the gender pay gap that symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year—is a reminder of just how far women haven’t come.

Not only does the World Economic Forum say that it will take another 217 years for women to achieve pay parity, but a CareerBuilder survey reveals that men aren’t even as likely as women to believe there’s an issue with pay—and women don’t expect to reach as high levels at their place of work as their male colleagues do.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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