The hot topic that will always prevail that how much money women does make as compared to men that makes an interesting study as per experts. According to the World Economic Forum, there is no country on earth where women make as much as money as men for the same work. If we see 2016 report of Global Gender Gap, the estimates may be shocking. Yes, the Report says, it would take another 170 years to close the global pay gap between men and women. Even where the payout is good, women being in job position is quite less as compared to men. Yet there are various positions in healthcare where you will see that women outnumber the men, but then again, what I feel such type of fields should grow more in number and we should try reducing the gap as early as possible. Don’t you think so!!! Women do not have to be comparing with men always to prove themselves.
Even though the focus around women’s paychecks tend to be centered on how they match up to those of men, there are also some questions that how much women in different careers make compared to one another. If you are starting your career and thinking what career or industry should I opt for, then this article is definitely meant for you.
According to the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016 report, there is a varied range of careers that bring in high salaries for women.
Chief Executive Officers:
Chief executive Officers are the ones who plan, coordinate, and see that company’s operations are going on in full swing. Although, female taking up jobs as CEO is less as compared to males i.e only 21%, to let you know, anybody as Female Chief Executive officer can mint around $97,552 easily.
Pharmacists are those who manage and give out medications to patients as per the prescription by their doctors. Pharmacists also offer advice on medication usage. As per the survey, Female pharmacists made around $95,000 per year.
Female nurse practitioners as per the survey earned around $90,000.This is one of the lucrative career options for female where they need to co-ordinate patient care. They are also referred to as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) and should have at least a master’s degree in the field and a state license.
Computer and Information Systems Manager or Software Developer
Females can certainly take up a career as an IT Analyst/ Executive or Manager. Work Responsibilities usually involve devising, coordinating, implementing and analyzing computer-related projects in both software and hardware, designing websites, database development as well as drafting strategies for a company’s IT approaches. Female IT managers earned around $80,000 to $87,000.
Lawyers are the one who counsel and represent individual clients, businesses, non-profits organisations on legal issues or in legal disputes. Some of the powerful Female attorneys in USA were Ruth Bader Ginsburg- the second female ever to serve on the United States Supreme Court, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Sandra Day O’Connor and many more. In order to work professionally in the United States, lawyers should have passed state’s bar examination. Female attorneys earned around $84,188.
Physical therapists (PTs) are licensed health care professionals who does help patients reduce or fix their pains and improve or restore mobility. Physical Therapists receive around $76,000 and the payment is expected to rise in near future. There is relaxation of working hours and if you have kids at home, then this profession just perfect for women.
Human resources is the person who is responsible for recruitment, selection, training and development and retention of employees. It is the responsibility of Human resources to be equipped to handle workplace conflict and be ready to resolve disputes. Since women are known to be good managers, we can see large number of employees taking up jobs as Human Resources. Female human resources employees made an income of around $66,716 in the year 2016.
Other High Paying Jobs for Women include
Marketing Managers and Sales Manager:
Information Security Analyst.
Market Research Analyst:
Computer Systems Analysts:
Health Services Managers
Video Game designer:
Management consultants or the analysts:
Health Care Technology Manager:
Operations Research Analysts:
Systems Software Developers: