Study: Stark Difference In Pay Between Male And Female Physicians, Scientists

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WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- A study published in Wednesday's Journal of the American Medical Association is putting the gender pay gap in some stark terms.

Researchers found that over the course of a career, the difference in what female physicians and scientists are paid versus their male counterparts could pay for a college education, a spacious house or a retirement nest egg.

The difference works out to about $12,000 a year.

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