In 2014 Women in Music Canada conducted a formal industry survey which provided data confirming there are significant and broad reaching gender disparities in the Canadian Music Industry.
See the results here:
Key survey findings include –
The annual salaries of women in the music industry in 2014 were 27% lower on average than the most recently available average annual salary for the sound recording segment in Canada.
Women employees of music companies earned ~ 10% less than the average music company employee.
Of the companies surveyed, 48% hold no women in their executive tiers.
Among the hundreds of women polled only 10% of respondents hold executive positions.