Mind the gender pay gap! This is a very real issue in architecture, with women architecture graduates starting out, on average, on salaries 6.5% below their male peers. Nor does it seem to get better as careers develop. What do we do?
Dodgy data on the gender pay gap has inspired alarmist headlines and some rather archaic opinions, argues Gill Matthewson.
The prevalence of unpaid overtime has serious hidden costs for our profession. Clinton Cole calls for a more transparent remuneration system.
Leone Lorrimer offers a series of resolutions to help ensure that architectural practices have fair and equitable remuneration, and a set of resources to support them.
The gender pay gap in architecture does not discriminate, hitting just about every age group. Gill Matthewson digs into the Census stats and uncovers disturbing results.
What do the recent AR Women in Architecture surveys really mean? Gill Matthewson digs into the stats and finds that some of the drama evaporates on close inspection.
Michael Lewarne reports on Redshift Architecture's equity audit – and challenges other offices to conduct similar workplace equity audits and publish the results.
Bronwen Jones challenges ACT architectural practices to conduct an industry-wide gender pay audit.
As Gill Matthewson comments, this quote she found about sums it up: “The literature shows that pay is an important predictor of the extent to which a person is valued in his or her employment context and, more specifically, of the extent to which this person is perceived to have...
Justine Clark reflects on disaggregated data on the graduate pay gap.
The Women & Work Research Group and economic Security4Women invite you to their 2013 Equal Pay Day event: Spotlight on pay equity for women in small business.
Shelley Penn, National President of the Australian Institute of Architects, updates the figures for the architecture graduate pay gap.
What can we do about the gender pay gap? Neph Wake has collated some helpful links, along with questions to help check how gender friendly our workplaces are.