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Women Make More Money Than Men In These Careers

The good news is women do walk away with hefty paychecks in some careers. The bad news is there’re only seven careers where women earn more than men.

This was found after The U.S. Census Bureau analysed 550 careers of men and women. After analyzing salary data of 2014, it was found women only earn more than men in seven careers.

Glamour.com reported that women earn a lot less than men in about 500 careers. The only exclusion where women earn equal to men were in three fields: industrial truck and tractor operators, computer and office machinery repairs and as biological scientists.

The careers in which women earn more than men were found to be the following: 

  1. Tour and travel guides. The census shows women earn 114,8% of what their male peers make.
  2. Musicians, singers and related fields. Women earn 107,6 of what their male peers make.
  3. Transportation, storage and distribution managers earning 107,1% of what their male peers make.
  4. Dietitians and nutritionists with 105,7% of what their male peers make.
  5. Residential advisers with 100,8% of what their male peers make.
  6. Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products. Women were found to earn 100,6% of what their male co-workers make.
  7. Counselors earning 100,5% of what their male peers make.

According to the data, women earn a lot less than men in the following: 

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  1. Financial Specialists. Women were found to only make 53,7% of what their male peers make.
  2. Aircraft mechanics and service technicians. Women only earn 65% of what their male peers make.
  3. Securities, commodities and financial services sales agents. Women only earn 57% of what their male peers make.
  4. Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers. Women earn 57,4% of what males earn.
  5. Photographic process workers and machine operators. Women earn 58,3% of what their male peers make.
  6. Financial clerks. Women earn 61,1% of what their male peers make.
  7. Personal Financial Advisers. Women earn 63,1% of what their male peers male.

Source: The South African.com

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