IT Gender Gap
Overall, the findings reveal that hospitality executives are well compensated for their efforts. The average 2011 salary for a hospitality executive is $139,347. One area the survey casts light on is how gender impacts earnings. The average 2011 salary of the men polled in this survey is $145,906. The average woman in this survey will earn $108.193 this year. The difference in compensation between men and women has been a controversial topic since women entered the workforce. Technology roles in particular are seen as a male-dominated. According to recruiter and research firm SGA Executive Research, in 2011 just 16% of IT leadership roles are held by women and they’ll earn between 5% and 20% less than their male counterparts.