Salary data released last week revealed average male staffers at the White House earn about 13% more than their female counterparts. The White House responded by pointing out six female staffers received high profile promotions in the past year. However, according to data collected by the conservative consulting firm Target Point, the women who were promoted at the White House received smaller raises than men.
While the average man promoted at the White House received a 24.4%
raise, Target Point found the average raise for a promoted woman was
18.5%. Target Point also found 46 men were promoted at the White House
between 2013 and 2014 compared to 41 women. Additionally, the firm noted
88 women left White House jobs in the past year while only 77 men