Midlands Men Paid Over €150 More Than Women

The people of Laois were paid the most.

Men in the midlands were paid over €150 more than women every week in 2021.

New figures from the CSO show the average employee in the region earned a weekly wage of €733.

Laois residents were paid the most, at €749, followed by €740 in Westmeath and €711 in Offaly.

Men in the midlands earned €818 on average every week, while women received substantially less, at €647.

The average wage across the country was €820.

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