I read this yahoo article online a couple of days ago. It discusses the earning gap between men and women in the US. Plus, it lists the worst place in the US for women to attempt to earn a "man's" wage: the Provo-Orem area of Utah.
Well, no surprises that the valley behind the Zion Curtain is still trying to pretend it's the 1950s, or, to be more correct, the fictional 1950s as portrayed on TV shows. Actually, in a way it's almost surprising that the statistics weren't worse than this (a woman's salary there average 61% of a man's) -- at least some women have paying jobs.