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Female surgical residents expect lower pay than men

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Female surgical residents have similar career goals as their male counterparts but expect lower salaries, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery.

For the study, researchers polled 606 surgery residents from 19 general surgery programs in the U.S. from August to September 2017. Researchers surveyed residents on their career goals and future salary expectations.

Male and female residents shared similar expectations regarding workload, retirement age and leadership roles, among other career ambitions.

However, female residents expected to see a lower minimum starting salary ($249,502) than men ($267,700). The same trend was evident for residents' ideal starting salaries.

Women were also less likely to say they had the tools to negotiate salary or pursue other job offers as leverage in salary negotiations.

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