Benchmark Survey 2014 Trends Analysis - Fair Pay

Executive Summary / Introduction

Key findings

  • The gender pay gap for benchmarking organisations is 16.6%.
  • One in five organisations has never conducted an equal pay audit (for gender).
  • Three in five organisations currently carry out pay audits (for gender).
  • The gender pay gap for private sector organisations (18.7%) is higher than the gender pay gap in public sector organisations (10.3%).
  • Less than half of organisations (44%) regularly monitor starting salaries for gender bias.

 

Opportunity Now members sign/in register to access the indepth analysis. 

Whilst the average gender pay gap for benchmarking organisations is below the national figure of 19.1%, there is a stark difference between the private and public sectors.  The gender pay gap in the private sector is far closer to the national figure.