The bar graph below shows the distribution of salaries in Minnesota State Government Executive Branch by Gender in 1976 and 2014.

Jul 07, 2021 / Academic / 6:30 pm

The salary scale comparison of employees in the state government executive branch in Minnesota divided by gender between 1976 and 2014 is depicted in the given bar charts.

It is clear from the charts that there was an increase in both the overall pay and salary of females along with a hike in the average salary .

In 1976, when the overall payment scale was between $7,500 and $17,400, the lower salary went for females. Around 32 to 39% of them received up to $9,900, whereas only 5 to 12% males got the same scale. However, in case of the proportion of females who accepted a higher payment, that was between $12,001 and $17,400 stood at just 7. Approximately 30-31% male staff got this scale.

From the overall salary scale of $19,999 to $80,000 and over in 2014, the rate of female employees who got up to $39,999 ranged from 6.8 to 21.4 compared to 3.4 and 14.4: the male proportions. On the other side, with 23.8 and 16.1%, males still were the higher remuneration receivers ($60,000 to $79,000 and over $80,000). In case of females, the rate declined from 21.1 to 11.3 as it came to $80,000 and over.

It is interesting to see that a higher percentage of both genders  got an average salary of $40,000 to $59,999 in 2014 than in 1976 ($9901 to $12,000).

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