Much of the existing research on the gender gap in pay focuses on its impact on women who are middle- and upper-income earners in highly skilled occupations, such as medicine, law, and business. There has been less emphasis on the impact of pay inequity on low-income women working in low-wage occupations.
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Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston, "Gender Wage Gap Matters to Women in Low-Wage Occupations: Hispanic Women Face Largest Pay Inequities" (2015). Publications from the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy. 25.