Elsevier makes small reduction to high gender pay gap

Elsevier makes small reduction to high gender pay gap

Elsevier, which for the last two years has reported significant median gender pay gaps of 40% and 39.4%, has reduced that number slightly to 37% in its latest filing.

The  new figure — which relates to a snapshot of company data taken on 5th April 2019 — still means that women earn 63p for every £1 men earn when comparing median hourly wages.

The mean hourly wage for women at Elsevier is 25.5% lower than for men.

The median hourly wage is calculated by ranking all employees from highest to lowest-paid, and taking the hourly wage of the person in the middle; the mean hourly wage is ...

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