Analysing gender pay gaps

The critical step in taking action to address and improve pay equity in your organisation is to review the data and understand what is driving any gender pay gaps. The more detailed your analysis, the more you will be able to tailor a strategy and action plan to address your organisation’s specific issues.

The video below describes the pay gap analysis process that St Barbara began in 2007:



WGEA Gender Pay Gap Calculator

The WGEA has developed a gender pay gap calculator to assist organisations to identify and analyse the causes of the various types of organisational gender pay gaps. This guide and the calculator are focused on the steps to analyse data associated with addressing pay equity.

Note: The calculator is an excel workbook (.xlsb file) and you will require Microsoft Excel in order to open it. You may also need to enable macros.

You can also download the guide to using the WGEA Gender Pay Gap Calculator below.