In 2010, women accounted for 46.8 percent of the total U.S. labor force. That’s almost half. According to Business Insider, economists call jobs dominated by women “pink collared” jobs, and this is where they constitute a majority. According to CBS News, out of about 350 U.S. professions tracked by the U.S. Census, only nine pay women more than men.
Male Salary: $42,299. Female Salary: $42, 349.
Male Salary: $17,302. Female Salary: $17,332.
7. Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Male Salary: $52,017. Female Salary: $52,259.
6. Special Education Teachers
Male Salary: $46,932. Female Salary: $47,378.
5. Social and Human Service Assistants
Male Salary: $34,967. Female Salary: $35,766.
4. Transportation Security Screeners
Male Salary: $40,732. Female Salary: $41, 751.
3. Wholesale and Retail Buyers
Male Salary: $41, 619. Female Salary: $42, 990.
2. Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
Male Salary: $23,605. Female Salary: $24,793.
1. Producers and Directors
Male Salary: $62,368. Female Salary: $66,226.
When you look at the difference in salaries, only female producers and directors saw a margin over their male counterparts that is greater than a $1,000.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2010, women dominated the following fields. This doesn't particularly mean they were paid more than or the same as men.
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