DURBAN - The new PwC executive directors practices and remuneration trends report for South Africa showed that women are paid less than men in every industry according to Business Insider South Africa.
The report showed that in healthcare are paid around 28.1 percent more than women while in the media and general retailers industries men are paid 25.1 percent more than women.
In the technology and financial sectors men are paid 22.9 percent and 21.8 percent more, respectively.
The report also found that men hold more executive positions in companies. According to the report, only 3.3 percent of the companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange have females in chief executives positions.
The report revealed that 85.9 percent of the Chief Executives of listed South African companies are white. While, 10.2 percent of Chief Executives are black followed by Indian or Asian Chief Executives who only make up 2.2 percent.