Despite the wage gap not being closed in its entirety, women are thriving professionally, and increasingly so. According to new research published by SmartAsset, women are becoming more successful across the board, but there are a few cities in particular that stand out.
The organization made their evaluations based on the following criteria: which cities boasted the highest median earnings, the highest percentages of female-owned businesses, the lowest unemployment rates, and the percentage of women who are earning more than $75,000 annually.
See how Madison WI ranks:
1. Madison, WI
- Madison has an unemployment rate of only 1.60 percent for women.
- About 20 percent of women have an income over $75,000.
- Almost 30 percent of the women in the city have at least a Bachelor’s degree.
- Madison has the sixth-highest rate of women business owners in the country, at 41.70 percent.