Payroll by Gender: Who Makes More Money?

How do gender issues affect your business? Intuit Online Payroll recently released a few facts about how payroll is divided by gender lines. No matter what kind of business you operate, the statistics offer some real insight into who makes up the workforce… and how they are compensated.

About Laura Messerschmitt

Laura Messerschmitt is a Senior Marketing Manager at Intuit. Her favorite part of the job is visiting small businesses to learn about what’s helping them succeed. Laura has traveled to over 75 countries. She loves spending time with her family, reading, and racing dragon boats.
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