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Table 10 Macedonia: Decomposition of gender differences in hourly earnings by occupation a

From: Occupational segregation and gender differentials in earnings in Macedonia

  Professionals Technicians and associate professionals Clerks
  Assuming wage structure of men Assuming wage structure of women Assuming weighted wage structure Assuming wage structure of men Assuming wage structure of women Assuming weighted wage structure Assuming wage structure of men Assuming wage structure of women Assuming weighted wage structure
Total observed log hourly earnings gap 0.0857 0.0857 0.0857 0.0869 0.0869 0.0869 -0.0206 -0.0206 -0.0206
Difference due to selectivity bias -0.1724 -0.1724 -0.1724 -0.5751 -0.5751 -0.5751 0.1616 0.1616 0.1616
Explained difference due to: 0.0125 0.0776 0.0476 0.0736 0.0487 0.0619 -0.0441 -0.1282 -0.0898
Feminization of occupation -0.0091 0.0376 0.0161 0.0573 0.0261 0.0426 0.0091 -0.0705 -0.0341
Unexplained differenceb 0.2457 0.1805 0.2105 0.5884 0.6133 0.6001 -0.1381 -0.0540 -0.0925
  Service and sales workers Craft and related trade workers Elementary (unskilled) workers
  Assuming wage structure of men Assuming wage structure of women Assuming weighted wage structure Assuming wage structure of men Assuming wage structure of women Assuming weighted wage structure Assuming wage structure of men Assuming wage structure of women Assuming weighted wage structure
Total observed log hourly earnings gap 0.2095 0.2095 0.2095 0.2993 0.2993 0.2993 0.1645 0.1645 0.1645
Difference due to selectivity bias 0.2817 0.2817 0.2817 0.6062 0.6062 0.6062 -0.0312 -0.0312 -0.0312
Explained difference due to: 0.1243 0.0975 0.1133 0.2082 0.2500 0.2231 -0.0924 -0.1525 -0.1163
 Feminization of occupation 0.1002 0.1024 0.1011 0.2324 0.2732 0.2469 0.0124 0.0052 0.0095
Unexplained differenceb -0.1966 -0.1697 -0.1855 -0.5151 -0.5568 -0.5299 0.2881 0.3482 0.3120
  1. aA positive number means earnings difference in favor of men.
  2. bTotal unexplained difference is the sum of the components attributable to the constant term and the coefficients. Also equal to total earnings gap minus explained difference minus difference due to selectivity bias.