BBC Studios Reveals Median Gender Pay Gap Has Widened by 2.2% Despite Efforts

BBC Studios’ median gender pay gap has increased to 11.2% in 2020/2021 from 9% in 2019/20, the company has admitted in a new report.

Although the mean gender pay gap had reduced from 15% to 14%, the median pay gap – which, according to Imperial College London is “the difference between the midpoints in the ranges of hourly earnings of men and women” – has widened by 2.2% in 2021.

Within the BBC’s most senior career band, the gap has grown by a whopping 7.9% since 2020. Last year, the median pay gap between the sexes within the senior leadership was only 10.7%. In 2021, it has grown to

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