Thin women, big men make more than counterparts

June 14, 2011 6:35:41 PM PDT
If you are overweight, do you make more money, or less than thinner workers? A new study says, it depends on your gender.

The study by the Journal of Applied Psychology says for women, the skinnier you are the more money you make. But for men it's just the opposite.

Women who were 25 pounds overweight earned an average of $16,000 less than thinner women. On the other hand, overweight men took home an average of $8,000 more than thinner guys.