[Accessibility Information]
Welcome Current Issue Index How to Subscribe Archives
Monthly Labor Review Online

Related BLS programs | Related articles 


September, 2000, Vol. 123, No. 9

Women paid low wages:
who they are and where they work

Marlene Kim
Professor, Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts.

Women are more likely to be low paid if they are young, single, or less educated
or if they are employed in service occupations, retail trade, agriculture, or personal services

ArrowRead excerpt  ArrowDownload full article in PDF (29K)

Related BLS programs
Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Related Monthly Labor Review articles
Women's earnings: an overview.Dec. 1999.
Recent gains in women's earnings: better pay or longer hours?July 1990

Within Monthly Labor Review Online:
Welcome | Current Issue | Index | Subscribe | Archives

Exit Monthly Labor Review Online:
BLS Home | Publications & Research Papers