Special Report

25 Highest Paying Jobs for Women

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5. Physicians and surgeons
> Women’s annual earnings: $87,204
> Men’s annual earnings: $130,676
> Women’s earnings as pct. of men’s: 66.7%
> Number of workers: 827,000 (42.6% women)

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4. Computer and information systems managers
> Women’s annual earnings: $89,804
> Men’s annual earnings: $99,840
> Women’s earnings as pct. of men’s: 89.9%
> Number of workers: 601,000 (25.5% women)

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3. Chief executives
> Women’s annual earnings: $90,272
> Men’s annual earnings: $129,376
> Women’s earnings as pct. of men’s: 69.8%
> Number of workers: 1,098,000 (28.0% women)

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2. Lawyers
> Women’s annual earnings: $91,624
> Men’s annual earnings: $114,504
> Women’s earnings as pct. of men’s: 80.0%
> Number of workers: 853,000 (40.3% women)

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1. Pharmacists
> Women’s annual earnings: $98,280
> Men’s annual earnings: $118,092
> Women’s earnings as pct. of men’s: 83.2%
> Number of workers: 263,000 (62.7% women)