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The gender pay gap may be narrowing, but women still earn 83 cents for every dollar a man earns for the same job, according to a new report. Those numbers vary depending on the industry, though, and research from career site Glassdoor breaks it down.


Asking for a raise isn't easy for most of us, but a few tips and tricks can help along the way. When it's time to hit your boss up for a raise, make sure to let him or her know what sets you apart, and you can do that with this simple formula.


Ideally, we'd all earn what we deserve and our employers would give us raises according to our skill level, experience, and professional value -- we'd never even have to ask. Of course, reality doesn't usually work out that way. As author Chester Karrass has said: "You don't get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate."