Despite ongoing efforts to promote workplace equality, the gender pay gap doubled from 2.9% in 2022 to 6% this year.

"Our latest data have revealed that the gender pay gap in the United States widened in March 2024, reaching its highest level since coming out of the pandemic," said James Neave, head of data science for the job search engine Adzuna.

The disparity is especially prevalent in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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