Special Report

The 25 Highest Paying Jobs for Women Still Pay Men More

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10. Civil engineers
> Women’s median annual earnings: $82,576
> Men’s median annual earnings: $84,708
> Women’s earnings as pct. of men’s: 97.5%
> Number of female workers: 54,000 (14.6% of workforce)

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9. Human resources managers
> Women’s median annual earnings: $83,148
> Men’s median annual earnings: $90,896
> Women’s earnings as pct. of men’s: 91.5%
> Number of female workers: 194,000 (73.5% of workforce)

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8. Lawyers
> Women’s median annual earnings: $86,580
> Men’s median annual earnings: $120,848
> Women’s earnings as pct. of men’s: 71.6%
> Number of female workers: 351,000 (42.8% of workforce)

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7. Software developers
> Women’s median annual earnings: $89,856
> Men’s median annual earnings: $104,208
> Women’s earnings as pct. of men’s: 86.2%
> Number of female workers: 322,000 (18.5% of workforce)

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6. Nurse practitioners
> Women’s median annual earnings: $97,084
> Men’s median annual earnings: N/A
> Women’s earnings as pct. of men’s: N/A
> Number of female workers: 145,000 (84.8% of workforce)