Report: Thinner women earn more than their average or overweight peers

Thin men, meanwhile, earn less. Do the findings from this study surprise you?

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This sad-but-true finding comes from the Journal of Applied Psychology, which reports that women who are “very thin” earn about $3,981 more than “average weight counterparts” per year. Meanwhile, “relatively heavy” women make the least— $1,848 less per year than women of average weight.

Timothy A. Judge of the University of Florida and Daniel M. Cable of the London Business School conducted the study, which looked at the relationship between weight and salary for men and women.

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