Gender Pay Gap - When Women are Worth Less

Some think that a woman should be of less value in a job than a man. This is how the gender pay gap is created. On average, women earn about 700 Swiss francs a month less than men in the same job. Why?

Hierarchies of value in the professional world

Extent of the Gender Pay Gap

Gender Pay Gap - Women earn less than men
(Foto: Swiss Federal Statistical Office)

Pure sexism?

Female office workers do not experience a large wage gap
(Foto: Swiss Federal Statistical Office)

Inequity that cannot be assessed

What does the future hold?

Over the years, the gender pay gap has become smaller
(Foto: Swiss Federal Statistical Office)

About the author

Mauro Baumann is an apprentice at St.Galler Kantonalbank and completed an internship at Global Green Xchange as part of the KV4.0 practical year. He became interested in the world of investments early on with an interest that will probably never be exhausted.