This is why you never see gender wage gap expressed as an hourly figure.
Gender wage gap explained in one post. All numbers from ABS 2019. DVAA will continue to fact check all claims made in the name of propaganda.
Female average work hours: 36.9 hours.
Male average work hours: 40.8
Female weekly earnings: $1433.60
Male weekly earnings: $1678.40
Overtime in Australia begins at 38 hours, and is paid at 1.5x – 2x hourly rate. We will split the difference and use 1.75x.
Female average overtime worked = 0
Male average overtime worked = 2.8 hours (40.8 – 38).
2.8 hours paid at 1.75x rate equates to 4.9 hours worked. Including overtime men work equivalent of 42.9 hours per week (38 + 4.9)
Thus female hourly rate = $1433.60 / 36.9 hours = $38.85 per hour.
Male hourly rate = $1678.40 / 42.9 hours = $39.1 per hour.
$38.85 vs $39.1 per hour.
There is no gender wage gap. There is a gender work hours gap. Lets end the propaganda.