Hourly pay gap
About median and mean
Women earn £1.13 for every £1 that men earn when comparing median hourly pay.
Their median hourly pay is 13% higher than men’s.
- The median for each is the man or woman in the middle of a list of hourly pay ordered from highest to lowest paid.
- When comparing mean (average) hourly pay, women’s mean hourly pay is 8.1% higher than men’s.
- The mean gender pay gap figure uses the hourly pay of all employees to calculate the difference between the mean hourly pay of men and the mean hourly pay of women.
The percentage of women in each pay quarter
About pay quarters
Women occupy 20% of the highest-paid jobs and 13.6% of the lowest.