Does Prettiness Impact Your Salary? What the Statistics Says About Beauty and Pay

After you watch this video about attractiveness and salaries, it may seem incredibly poetic that Angelina Jolie was not only 2013’s highest paid actress, but it all came because of a character who is obsessed with beauty, Maleficent. This video by Vox pulls together various studies to show the relationship between attractiveness and pay. The highlights: —Beautiful people are seen as more competent, kind, and trustworthy. —Even NFL quarterbacks make more the more symmetrical their faces are. —Taller people earn $789 more a year per inch. —Weight also appears to be a factor for women, with pay going down as their BMI increases. This all can feel a little disheartening, especially when it comes to things that we can’t change like height. But what I take from this is putting effort into looking pulled-together and chic is not only worth my time and effort but essential to meeting my workplace goals. Now excuse me while I go fuss over my eyeliner—it’s for my job. 

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