NY Times: Stubborn Pay Gap Is Found in Nursing
The new analysis, which included data on more than 290,000 registered nurses, also found that the pay gap had not narrowed within workplace settings and specialties from 1988 to 2013. The new study is the first to have measured gender disparities in pay among nurses over time.
Because most nurses are women, “you may think women have caught up or even might be ahead of men, but we find that’s not the case,” said Ulrike Muench, the lead author of the new study, which was published in JAMA, and an assistant professor of social behavioral sciences at the School of Nursing of the University of California, San Francisco.
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Adjunct faculty member Ulrike Muench, PhD, NP, of UC San Francisco is lead author and Center Director Peter Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN is also a co-author.