By Brandy Weikle
It pays to get a post-secondary education in Canada, but not nearly as much if you’re a woman, a new analysis of tax filings and educational attainment has shown.
The report, called How Much Do They Make?, found that the gender pay gap starts right out of the gate, with women earning an average of $5,700, or 12 per cent, less than men one year after graduation.
That gap widens to 25 per cent five years after graduation, when women make an average of $17,700 less across all disciplines.
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