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The 5 University Subjects That Have The Biggest Graduate Gender Pay Gap

The latest Destination of Leavers From Higher Education survey has been released, which shows employment and salary figures for 2014/15 university leavers.

While it revealed an overall increase in the gender pay gap, it also outlined average salaries for each university subject area.

According to data from all UK HE providers, there are 5 subject areas that have a mean wage gap of over £2,000.

Below are the subjects that see men earning more than women after graduation.

1. Business Studies

Mean salary for men: £24,000

Mean salary for women: £20,500

Gap: £3,500

2. Law

Mean salary for men: £21,000

Mean salary for women: £18,500

Gap: £2,500

3. Social studies

Mean salary for men: £24,000

Mean salary for women: £21,500

Gap: £2,500

4. Architecture

Mean salary for men: £23,000

Mean salary for women: £20,500

Gap: £2,500

5. Agriculture

Mean salary for men: £21,000

Mean salary for women: £18,500

Gap: £2,500

You can download the statistics here.

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