Men make on average 26% more money in Montana than Women do. In Montana the latest figures show that women make on average $31,067 compared to $41,635 for men. That's a little more than a $10 thousand difference.

At the same time 21% of women have bachelor's degrees compared to 18% of men.

The study shows that 42% of Montana households are headed by women.

State Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy says that less women are in the workforce but those that are, are more likely to be employed.

Montana is still in the bottom 5 nationally for women's pay. Some of the best careers for women to top men in pay, Architecture, engineering, arts, entertainment, food prep and serving.