An analysis of Census Bureau data by N.H. Employment Security shows that, on average, women in New Hampshire are more educated than men but their full-time salaries are less, partly because of pay differences in the fields where many of them work (e.g., construction for men, child care for women).
(Note: My article about this in the Monitor, written after I interviewed the report’s author, has some more details and some different details – you can read it here.)
Women also participate less in the workforce than men unless they have a graduate degree, perhaps because they take on a greater share of child-raising and it’s less worth their while to get an outside job with a lower salary.
There’s lots more detail in the report, which you can read here. Here are three charts to highlight what I just mentioned: