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Where the gender pay gap is the widest

Nationwide, women make 78 cents to ever dollar a man earns. Here’s a breakdown of the gender pay gap by state.

National Average: 78.3¢

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Washington D.C.

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Source: Figures calculated by National Women's Law Center and are based on 2013 American Community Survey Data.
Note: Ratio of female and male annual median earnings for full-time, year-round workers.