The New Yorkers

We asked scores of people on the streets of New York City: “How does the gender pay gap Impact you or someone you know?” Click on pictures to hear and see how people in our city responded. For a deeper dive into the history and global scope of the pay gap, check out the timeline, maps and graphs the team produced.

Age

0-8
18-34
35-54
55-64

Job

Accounting Clerk
Advertising executive
Amazon Prime Deliverer and Window Cleaner
Baker
Barista and bartender
CEO
FedEx Driver
Food Delivery
Iron worker
Journalist
Legal Department Intern
Marketing
Medical Psychiatrist
Professor of Jewish History
Public Law Student
Recent Graduate / Waitress
Salesman
School Administrator
Special Agent
Student
Testing Job
Ticket Seller
Writer and editor

Residence

"Our Generation is Fighting for Gender Equality"
Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York City
Chile
Harlem
Leesburg, Virginia
Long Island
Manhattan
Manhattan, New York
Manhattan, NYC
New Jersey
New York
Paris, France
Queens
Testing Residence
Washington Heights, NY
"Helplessness and Fury"
"I'm sitting in the King's Chair"
"Men Can"t Handle It"
"You Can't Live on $15 An Hour in New York"
"We Don't Negotiate"
"Our Generation is Fighting for Gender Equality"
"There Needs To Be Reparations"
"I Think It's Extremely Individualized"
"I Am Definitely Concerned About It"
"It May Be Harder For Girls, But It's Not Impossible"
"Only Feminists Are Complaining About This"
"If She Is Up There With Me, She Deserves The Same Pay"
“If You Get More Business, You Make More Money”
“It’s Actually Not About The Pay”
"It's Just About Being A Unit"
"It's the Lowest for Professions with Master's Degrees"
"I'd Like to Have a Little Bit More Than My Girl"
"(In My job) There Is Not Any Gender Pay Gap"
"We Get Paid The Same"
"I Know In This Country Many Women Are Affected By This"