In honor of Equal Pay week, breaking down the pay gap has a thoughtful analysis this week about "equal pay day," which is the day on which the earnings of the average woman who worked continuously from the beginning of 2014 would catch up to the earnings of the average man who started at the same time but stopped at the end of 2014. (Put another way: the idea of equal pay day is to highlight the fact that a woman, in order to earn as much as a man would earn in one year, would have to work an extra three-and-a-half months.)

Fivethirtyeight points out that this pay gap is not the same at all income levels: the gap is bigger at higher income levels. Check out the useful chart and explanation, here.

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