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Motherhood Penalty and Daddy Bonus

  • By: Rebecca Glauber & Megan Henly
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Mothers tend to earn less than childless women, whereas fathers tend to earn more than childless men. These gaps are often referred to as the motherhood wage penalty and the daddy wage bonus. They signify differences in hourly wages that persist ...

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