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Female MBA graduates earn $11,000 less than male peers, finds global study

Even women that seek out high paying industries and jobs face a pay gap, says findings from the Forte Foundation.

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Gender pay gap for MBA graduates starts right out of business school, says study. (Photo is representative)

Mary Biekert | Bloomberg
The gender pay gap for MBA graduates starts right out of school and only gets wider from there. 
 
Female business school graduates make around $11,000 less than men with the same degree, a survey released Thursday of 1,055 alumni from MBA schools from nearly 60 elite programs around the world. A decade out, that gap widens to more than $60,000. 

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Women in the U.S. face a stubborn gender pay gap much of which can be attributed

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First Published: Sep 23 2021 | 10:16 AM IST

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