Female FTSE 100 directors paid 74% less than men

£698,000 average disparity

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Only 34 out of 238 FTSE 100 executive roles are held by women
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Only 34 out of 238 FTSE 100 executive roles are held by women

Female directors of FTSE 100 companies earn 74% less than male directors, a study by Mattison Public Relations has found.

According to its research, female leaders are paid around £246,000 on average whereas men in the same role hit £935,000. The gender pay gap for FTSE 100 board members has actually widened since last year, when women directors were paid 73% less than their male counterparts. This was not just an issue at the board level. Within lower-paid, non-executive roles, female directors are paid markedly less than their male counterparts. Women non-executives were paid £101,000 on average last year, while male non-executives were paid £166,000 on average, yet it is predominantly women filling th...

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