INTERACTIVE: Good news, bad news in gender pay gap

Thanks to Covid-19, women are earning more to narrow the pay gap in male-dominated “labour-intensive” roles, but they have been left further behind in the upper echelons of the job market.

Although most men still earned more than their female counterparts, women’s salaries have risen in five low-paying jobs – elementary occupations, craft and related trades, service and sales, and machine operators and assemblers – according to the Statistics Department.

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