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Forbes study: Minnesota ranks 8th in women’s earnings

A study by Forbes.com shows Minnesota rates eighth in the country for women’s earnings, with a median pay rate of $717 per week.
While that’s almost $80 more than the national median, it’s still only 81 percent of what men make, reports the Minneap

A study by Forbes.com shows Minnesota rates eighth in the country for women’s earnings, with a median pay rate of $717 per week.

While that’s almost $80 more than the national median, it’s still only 81 percent of what men make, reports the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

The top 10 on the list, according to the Forbes study (which was based on July data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics):

  • Washington, D.C., $45,032
  • Maryland, $40,248
  • Connecticut, $40,144
  • Massachusetts, $39,624
  • California, $38,376
  • New Jersey, $37,752
  • Alaska, $37,388
  • Minnesota, $37,284
  • Washington, $36,868
  • Colorado, $36,036