Women Will Outearn Men by 2024

Posted July 9, 2012 by Marcy Twete in Life After Five
There’s an infographic making its way around the web called “Women in Numbers.” And while the infographic is interesting and thought provoking in many ways, one statistic struck us as most important.

2024. On the middle left side. 2024 – the year when the average woman may outearn the average man. It might seem far away, but it’s just 12 years from now. Twelve years. Pretty revolutionary.

What do you think? Will it happen? How will it happen? Does anything else in this infographic catch your eye?

About the Author

Marcy Twete

Marcy Twete is the author of "You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works" and a career expert who believes in order to be empowered in your career, you must be surrounded with resources and a network that both supports and challenges you. Marcy began her own networking journey as a professional fundraiser in the nonprofit industry, honed those skills as a fundraising consultant, and in 2012 networked her way to nearly 1 million readers as the CEO of the professional development website Career Girl Network.



    I believe it will. I already know so many women that earn more than their husband/boyfriend. So many more women are graduating college then men, and that trend isn’t changing; and more women then men are going to graduate school now as well.

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