Wages and Compensation


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    Military and Civilian Pay Levels, Trends, and Recruit Quality

    Dec 3, 2018

    In the all-volunteer force, pay is one of the most important policy tools for recruiting and retaining personnel. One measure is how it compares to the pay of civilians with similar characteristics. Military pay has risen faster than civilian pay since 1999 and three of the services have increased the quality of their recruits.

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    The Link Between Workplace Diversity and the Gender Pay Gap

    Aug 15, 2020

    Many factors explain the gender earnings gap, including workplace biases, differences in how credit is attributed, and differences in how men and women negotiate. But another factor could influence the pay women receive: the number of men in their workplace.

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