Gender pay equity and associated issues for women in mining: survey report


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Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM)
Women in Mining Networking (WIMnet)


This qualitative and quantitative survey examines the drivers of the gender pay gap and the static low participation of women in the professional mining work force, and proposes solutions to overcome the underlying issues. The survey was completed by approximately 700 professionals in the minerals sector, of whom 68 per cent were female. Following analysis, issues affecting equitable participation were identified and grouped into three main categories, with solutions proposed to address each category: (1) issues that affect females particularly (regardless of caring responsibilities); (2...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Employment; Equity; Industry; Research; Income; Gender; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Wage; Survey; Wage differential; Employees; Training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: AusIMM, 2009

Physical description: 38 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 95.603

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