Perhaps most surprising, women out-earn men in several male-dominated construction jobs. Female construction laborers, construction supervisors, maintenance painters, and aircraft and vehicle mechanics earn slightly above the median earnings for both sexes—despite holding just 3% of these jobs.
Check out the 10 Highest Paying Jobs For Women below:
10. Business Coordinator
Administrative tasks like purchasing, billing and filing.
Women earn about 0.5% or 1 cent more on the dollar than men.
Purchasing and contract negotiations for a company.
Women earn 0.8% or 1 cent more on the dollar than men.
8. Health Educator
Works in a variety of mostly healthcare settings, teaching people how to live a healthy lifestyle.
Women earn 0.9% or 1 cent more on the dollar than men.
7. Social Media
Manages company social media properties.
Women earn 1.9% or 2 cents more on the dollar than men.
6. Communications Associate
Creates buzz by working with the press to gain coverage of company news and events.
Women earn 2.2% or 2 cents more on the dollar than men.
5. Physician Advisor
Checks for compliance issues in hospital settings.
Women earn 2.4% or 2 cents more on the dollar than men.
Manages purchasing for construction companies, restaurants, hotels and others.
Women earn 5.5% or 6 cents more on the dollar than men.
3. Research Assistant
Helps collect and analyze data, often as part of a larger project.
Women earn 6.6% or 6 cents more on the dollar than men.
Promotes retail products or services with the primary goal of increasing revenue.
Women earn 7.6% or 7 cents more on the dollar than men.
1. Social Worker
Public or private sector job often providing services to those in need.
Women earn 7.8% or 8 cents more on the dollar than men.