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Gender pay gap: Workers peg tech industry as one of the top offenders – CNET

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When it comes to equal pay, US workers don't think it's happening at their company.

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More than a third of workers in the US don't think the tech industry pays men and women equally, according to a report out Wednesday from beqom, a company that makes compensation management software.

That's compared to banking and finance at 23 percent, healthcare and medical at 13 percent, and education and higher education at 5 percent.

More broadly, nearly half of US workers believe men are paid more than women at their company, and for doing the same job, 

The report, which surveyed 1,200 workers in the US, also found that 34 percent didn't think employees at their company were paid fairly, regardless of race and age.

This survey data comes at a time when the tech industry regularly makes headlines for its lack of diversity. In recent years, however, companies like Apple and Salesforce have started closing their pay gaps.

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