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Factors that Influence Wages Differences in Formal Sector on Male and Female Workers in Palembang City

Journal: Izvestiya Journal of Varna University of economics (Vol.63, No. 4)

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Page : 327-344

Keywords : Wages of male workers; Wages of female workers; Education; Age; Working hours; Work experience; Risk;

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The purpose of this study is to know and find out which factors are the most dominant in influencing the wages of male and female workers and to find out whether or not there are differences in the parameters of the independent variables between men and women in formal sector in Palembang City. This research used in this study is primary data in the form of questionnaires or questions that are asked directly to respondents from 6 industrial companies at risk with 164 respondents consisting of 104 male respondents and 60 respondents from the total population 211 people. Data analysis methods used are different test analysis and multiple regression analysis. The results showed that male respondents on education, working hours, work experience had a positive and significant effect on the wages of male workers while age had no effect on the wages of male workers while female respondents showed that education, age and risk had a positive effect and significant effect on the salary of women workers. While work experience and working hours have a positive and not significant effect on the salary of women workers. Then for the different parameters test results showed that education, age, working hours and work experience have different parameters between men and women while for risk there is no difference between men and women. The results of the study, the government of Palembang city can make a strategy to control the distribution of wage occurs and make a policy. Policies that are made are not only standard policies to increase the productivity of women, but also policies that promote justice between men and women in recruitment and workplace.

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