10 Careers That Pay Women More Than Men

On average, a woman makes only 82 cents to every dollar a man earns in the United States. (The wage gap is much larger for African-American and Latino women.) However, there are some jobs out there that financially favor women. Here are 10, according to a new study from Glassdoor:

1. Architecture:

Women make 14 percent more than men.

Average female salary within five years: $57,000

Average male salary within five years: $50,000


2. Music:

Women make 10.1 percent more than men.

Average female salary within five years: $44,020

Average male salary within five years: $40,000


3. Social work:Women make 8.4 percent more than men.

Average female salary within five years: $40,640

Average male salary within five years: $37,500


4. Advertising:Women make 8.1 percent more than men.

Average female salary within five years: $46,500

Average male salary within five years: $43,020


5. Environmental science:

Women make 6.8 percent more than men.

Average female salary within five years: $47,000

Average male salary within five years: $44,000


6. Chemical engineering:Women make 5.4 percent more than men.

Average female salary within five years: $63,770

Average male salary within five years: $60,480


7. Kinesiology:

Women make 4.9 percent more than men.

Average female salary within five years: $43,000

Average male salary within five years: $41,000


8. Mechanical engineering:

Women make 3 percent more than men.

Average female salary within five years: $68,000

Average male salary within five years: $66,040


9. Sports management:

Women make 1.6 percent more than men.

Average female salary within five years: $42,672

Average male salary within five years: $42,000


10. Anthropology:

Women make 1.5 percent more than men.

Average female salary within five years: $41,250

Average male salary within five years: $40,640

Source:  Vogue


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