Gender pay gap widens

<p>The gap between salaries paid to male and female staff in publishing has widened. According to preliminary figures from a survey of publishing salaries, women are paid on average &#163;6,000 less than their male counterparts. Salary Survey 2002, conducted by Bookcareers.com, found that the average salary of male respondents was &#163;28,009, compared with an average salary of &#163;22,012 for female respondents. The survey also found that the average salary for a first job in publishing was &#163;14,057, down marginally on last year's figure of &#163;14,146. The lowest salary recorded by...

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