Millennial women have seriously narrowed the wage gap with men

But will that trend hold up as they get older?

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Millennial women are off to a record breaking start in the work force.

Not only do they earn more advanced degrees than their male counterparts, but they appear to have taken a significant bite out of the gender wage gap, says a new Pew Research Center study. Women ages 18 to 32 made 93 cents to every dollar men made in 2012. That's compared to an overall gap 77 cents to the dollar, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This figure makes them the first generation in modern history to "start their work lives at near parity with men," says Pew.

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