The gender pay gap among managers is highest in the Midlands, with men paid almost a third more than their female counterparts, new research shows.
An analysis of managers' salaries by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and XpertHR, found that male managers in the region were paid £12,707 more than women.
The average salary of a female manager in the Midlands is £30,038, including bonuses and commission, compared to £42,745 for men, according to the report.
The average male manager across the UK is paid 26.8% more than female colleagues.
CMI's chief executive Ann Francke said:
The report was based on a study of 118,385 employees in 423 organisations.