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Table 5 Blinder–Oaxaca decomposition of hourly wage rate differences between males and females stratified by occupation a

From: Differences in wage rates for males and females in the health sector: a consideration of unpaid overtime to decompose the gender wage gap

  Manager (n= 1,128) Professional/technical (n= 6,151) Clerical/service (n= 2,324)
  Coeff. Robust SE 95% CI Coeff. Robust SE 95% CI Coeff. Robust SE 95% CI
overall             
group_1 (males) 32.576 0.553 31.509 33.679 29.208 0.263 28.697 29.728 19.416 0.258 18.917 19.929
group_2 (females) 25.958 0.367 25.250 26.687 22.782 0.114 22.559 23.006 17.020 0.126 16.776 17.268
difference 1.255 0.028 1.202 1.310 1.282 0.013 1.256 1.308 1.141 0.017 1.107 1.175
explained 1.084 0.017 1.052 1.117 1.074 0.006 1.062 1.085 1.043 0.008 1.027 1.060
unexplained 1.158 0.021 1.117 1.200 1.194 0.012 1.172 1.217 1.093 0.015 1.065 1.123
  1. aResults retransformed to the original scale. For ease of interpretation, gender codes are reversed: male = 0; female = 1. CI, confidence interval; Coeff., coefficient; SE, standard error.
  2. Source: Work Outcomes Research Cost-benefit Survey 2005/06.