Report: Young Women Value High-Paying Career More Than Young Men

April 19, 2012 Updated Apr 19, 2012 at 3:48 PM EDT

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Report: Young Women Value High-Paying Career More Than Young Men

April 19, 2012 Updated Apr 19, 2012 at 3:48 PM EDT

According to a report released Thursday by the Pew Research Center, the percentage of women ages 18 to 34 now surpass that of young men in saying that achieving success in a high-paying career is important in their lives.

Sixty-six percent of women in that age range rated their career aspirations highly, compared to 59 percent of men in the same age group, according to the Pew report.

Read the overview of the Pew report HERE.