NerdWallet: Austin second-best in U.S. for working womenNerdWallet: Austin second-best in U.S. for working womenhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=38332014-06-23T14:29:00Z2014-06-23T00:00:00Z

AUSTIN - Austin is one of the nation’s top cities for women in the workforce, according to a recent report by financial website NerdWallet.

Austin came in second out of 60 large cities. Cities were ranked based on a combined score calculated from women's earnings, income equality and population growth between 2009 and 2012.

Female full-time, year-round workers in Austin earn a median income of $40,356, and their earnings are 93.34 percent of what men earn.

Aurora, Colorado, is the only large city to beat Austin. Women there earn slightly less — $39,712 — but have slightly better income equality with men — 95.44 percent.

Fort Worth was the only other large city in Texas to make the top 20. It ranked 17th overall, with women earning 68.59 percent of what men earn and median income of $36,089.

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