It's true that women overall earn about 76 cents for every dollar men earn, Glassdoor's research confirmed. But there's a catch with that statistic ...
It's not an apples-to-apples comparison. When controlling for factors like age, education, years of experience, job title, employer and location, (aka calculating "adjusted pay"), women still earn less, but it's about 5% less, or about 95 cents for every dollar men earn.
Some industries have less of a gender gap and some industries have more. Healthcare is the worst, Glassdoor found. The tech industry is No. 10 on the list.
However, across all job titles in the Glassdoor database, the worst in terms of equal pay for equal work is this: computer programmer.
Women computer programmers earn on average 72 cents for every dollar earned by men, or 28% less of adjusted pay. That's a gap far larger than the average of 5%.
And when you dig deeper into the tech industry, you find many more jobs where the adjusted pay is less for women than for men.
Women game artists earn 84 cents for every dollar men earn.
Women information security specialists earn 85 cents for every dollar men earn.
Women data specialists earn 76 cents for every dollar men earn.
Women software architects earn 89 cents for every dollar men earn.
Women SEO strategists earn 90 cents for every dollar men earn.
Women front end engineers earn 90 cents for every dollar earned by men.
Woman Sharepoint developer earns 90 cents for every dollar a man earns.
Women SAP developers earn 92 cents for every dollar men make.