Meaning of “pay gap” in the English Dictionary


"pay gap" in Business English

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pay gapnoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk us also wage gap, wage differential HR, WORKPLACE

the difference between the average pay of two different groups of people, for example men and women:

pay gap between sb (and sb) With wages for lower-skill jobs held in check by a labor surplus, the pay gap between executives and the workers is widening.

(Definition of “pay gap” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)