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Gender-based pay disparities persist in Maryland
Gender-based pay disparities persist in Maryland

Women in Maryland earn less than men for the same work in every county but Prince George's, new data shows, yet the state fares better than most, according to another survey, with the second-smallest gender-based pay gap in the nation. Overall, women in the state earn about 86 cents for every dollar earned by men, with median annual pay of $50,211 compared to $58,746 for men, according to data released last week by the National Women's Law Center. But the disparities vary, from about 10 cents lower than male counterparts in Charles County and Baltimore City to about 32 cents lower in St. Mary's County. And pay for African-American and Hispanic women lags even more. The...