Facts according to The Washington Post:
Nationwide, about 1 in 18 women working full time earned $100,000 or more in 2009 (1 in 7 men made that much)
Washington women have the highest median pay among full time working women, almost $54,000 compared with the national median of nearly $37,000
Women now outnumber men at almost every level of higher education. (3 women in college and graduate school for every two men)
Only 3 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs are women
The full time workforce remains predominantly male, with 56 million men and 42 million women. (about 2.4 million women and 7.9 million men earn more than $100,00)
Unmarried women in their 20’s who are childless and work in cities have caught up with or are ahead of young men living in all but a handful of the nation’s largest metropolitan regions.
Women make up more than 4 out of 10 of the federal government civilian employees who rank high enough to earn $100,000 or more