The Best States in America For Women

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By Kathleen Elkins

Turns out your geographic location plays a part in your financial and professional success - especially if you're a woman.

Things like the average income for women and the percentage of women working in managerial roles is far higher in some states than others.

The Institute for Women's Policy Research recently analyzed data from the US government, and released a report that provides state by state comparisons of women's earnings, as well as several compelling charts.