There is a wide range of pay disparity between IT occupational level. Dice’s report reveals occupation pay differentials between men and women when controlling for education, experience, and location.
The following occupations had the largest pay disparities.
Mainframe Systems Programmer -$16,328
DevOps Engineer -$15,077
Security Architect -$14,134
Data Architect -$13,123
Database Administrator -$11,053
Data Scientist -$9,561
Data Engineer -$9,242
Software Engineer -$8,559
Security Engineer -$6,847
In addition to pay disparities, Dice has analyzed the satisfaction levels related to compensation, job, and team composition for men and women. Overall, the data indicates that women are typically less satisfied with their compensation than men.
A recent report from Hired, The 2020 State of Wage Inequality, also analyzes the gender wage gap and how that correlates the “Expectation Gap.” The data reveals that male candidates expect to earn more and their offers match that expectation.