The average wage of above college graduate male workers as of 2015 was 4,697,522 won, while females’ was 3,038,584 won. Above college graduate male workers’ average wage was 1,658,938 won more than female workers’ in 2015, which was the biggest wage difference by gender over the last five years.
Above college graduate female workers’ average wage had increased from 2,737,109 won in 2011 to 2,962,646 won in 2013, and after that, saw a slight decrease to 2,944,671 won in 2014; then for the first time, reached 3 million won in 2015. On the other hand, above college graduate male workers’ average wage had increased steadily from 4,110,574 won in 2011 to 4,376,878 won in 2013 and 4,697,522 won in 2015, unlike females’.
Above college graduate female workers’ average wage had increased by 301,475 won compared to 2011, while during the same period, male workers’ had increased by 586,948 won, which shows that average wage difference by gender had grown larger too.
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[ 2017.02.08 ]