Pay gap between Women and men mangers in Swedish state own organizations show a massive gender-pay bias
Friday, 14 June 2013
Swedish top female managers working for the state owned corporations
struggle to earn maximum incomes when compared with their male
counterparts. This is a blow to the Swedish properly choreographed
egalitarian utopia in which it is popularly held outside Sweden that
men and women have equality.
In examining 200 top managers of Swedish government organisation, only
two women are ranked among the ten highest paid heads of government
agencies, while among the ten lowest paid, are crowded seven women, a
review from the Agency for Government Employers published on the
Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter show.
Top salary goes to the Dan Eliasson, general manager of the Swedish
social insurance organisation, Försäkringskassans and Angeles
Bermudez-Svankvist, director general of the Swedish Employment
Service, Arbetsförmedlingen. Both are heads of agencies with
The lowest paid are the heads of organisations such as the Institute of
Space Physics and the Press Subsidies Council, Lars Eliasson, and Asa
However, the pay gap between men and women employees in the state
organisations has declined steadily in recent years, but the problem is
still large. In 2012, women had an average of 10.3 percent lower wages,
according to a new survey by the Agency for Government Employers.
By Scancomark.com Team