Special Report

29 Popular Jobs Held Almost Exclusively by Men

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4. Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters
> Pct. of workforce that is male: 98.2%
> Total full-time workforce: 444,000 (436,000 male workers)
> Median annual earnings for full-time workers: $52,104

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3. Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers
> Pct. of workforce that is male: 98.4%
> Total full-time workforce: 382,000 (377,000 male workers)
> Median annual earnings for full-time workers: $52,156

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2. Electrical power-line installers and repairers
> Pct. of workforce that is male: 98.6%
> Total full-time workforce: 139,000 (136,000 male workers)
> Median annual earnings for full-time workers: $65,936

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1. Automotive service technicians and mechanics
> Pct. of workforce that is male: 99.3%
> Total full-time workforce: 585,000 (581,000 male workers)
> Median annual earnings for full-time workers: $44,460