pay gap

pay gap
pay gap UK US noun [C, usually singular] (also wage gap, wage differential) HR, WORKPLACE
the difference between the average pay of two different groups of people, for example men and women: »

the gender pay gap

pay gap between sb (and sb) »

With wages for lower-skill jobs held in check by a labor surplus, the pay gap between executives and the workers is widening.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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