Women trail men in earnings, even in top jobs

09/8/2008 | CanadaOne

Nearly one of four women feel they have not achieved equity with men at work, according to a CareerBuilder.ca survey conducted in Canada. A 2005 salary survey and Forbes' ranking of CEO's salaries provide statistical weight to the survey, showing comparable salaries of men higher than those of women.

The survey also revealed 19% of women claim they have different career advancement possibilities than men do, and 16% of women believe men have more job flexibility.

"Employers are constantly looking at ways to make their workplaces more balanced, however, this survey indicates that they still have some work ahead of them," a CareerBuilder Canada employee said.

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