20 Worst Paying Jobs for Women
NEW YORK, March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- What are the worst paying jobs in America for women? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed female weekly earnings as a percentage of male weekly earnings in full-time wage and salary jobs using data from the Bureau of Labor statistics to identify the 20 worst paying jobs for women in America.
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The 20 jobs with the lowest pay equity between men and women range from first-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers, a job in which the typical woman earns 72.8% of male earnings, to personal financial advisors, a job in which women earn 55.6% of what men in the same job are paid.
These are the 20 WORST paying jobs for women in America.
- Personal financial advisors
- Insurance sales agents
- Physicians and surgeons
- Real estate brokers and sales agents
- Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents
- Marketing and sales managers
- Administrative services managers
- Sales representatives, services, all other
- Other teachers and instructors
- Financial managers
- Credit counselors and loan officers
- Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers
- Retail salespersons
- Property, real estate, and community association managers
- Accountants and auditors
- Lodging managers
- Financial analysts
- First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers
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To determine the worst paying jobs for women, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the median weekly income by profession for both men and women across 120 occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The worst paying jobs for women were those in which women earned the least compared to men in their field. Only income data for full-time workers were considered. Total employment figures, gender composition, and educational requirements also came from the BLS. We also considered median weekly income and employment figures from 2007. Estimated annual compensation was calculated by multiplying median weekly income by 52.
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