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Best-paying city for women: DC

The best-paying city for women is Washington, D.C., where the average median income for women is $57,128, Forbes reports. However, "even in the city of political correctness," women earn only 81 percent of the average man's salary, less than the nationwide average of 82 cents on the dollar.

Forbes says: "According to a recent report by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), college-educated women working full time earn only 82% on average of what their male peers earn just one year out of college. The researchers conclude this wage gap results from a combination of women choosing lower-paying fieldslingering gender discrimination and differences in salary negotiations."

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