Life & Work

10 Best Paying Jobs for Women

 

 

Only when women begin their post-MBA career at mid-management or above do they achieve parity in position with men -- a situation that accounted for only 10 percent of the women and 19 percent of the men surveyed.
 
I wanted to share with you the 10 best paying jobs according to BLS research.
 
Chief executives Women - Median weekly earnings: $1,603 Men - Median weekly earnings: $1,999 Women's earnings as percent of men's in same occupation: 80.2

 
Lawyers Women - Median weekly earnings: $1,509 Men - Median weekly earnings: $1,875 Women's earnings as percent of men's in same occupation: 80.5%
 
Computer and information systems managers Women - Median weekly earnings: $1,260 Men - Median weekly earnings: $1,641 Women's earnings as percent of men's in same occupation: 76.8%
 
Management analysts Women - Median weekly earnings: $1,139 Men - Median weekly earnings: $1,391 Women's earnings as percent of men's in same occupation: 81.9%
 
Marketing and sales managers Women - Median weekly earnings: $1,024 Men - Median weekly earnings: $1,601 Women's earnings as percent of men's in same occupation: 64%
 
Registered nurses Women - Median weekly earnings: $1,011 Men - Median weekly earnings: $1,168 Women's earnings as percent of men's in same occupation: 86.6%
 
Architecture and engineering occupations Women - Median weekly earnings: $1,001 Men - Median weekly earnings: $1,286 Women's earnings as percent of men's in same occupation: 77.8%
 
Advertising and promotions managers Women - Median weekly earnings: $1,000 Men - Median weekly earnings: ** Women's earnings as percent of men's in same occupation: *
 
Physical therapists Women - Median weekly earnings: $1,019 Men - Median weekly earnings: $1,329 Women's earnings as percent of men's in same occupation: 76.7%