The 20 worst-paying jobs for women right now

When it comes to gender pay inequality, little has improved in the past decade.


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Women working full-time or salary wages still earn approximately 20 percent less than their male counterparts in the same positions, according to the  Bureau of Labor Statistics. 


And some careers fare worse than others.

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Using 2008-2017 data from BLS, analysts over at 24/7 Wall St. ventured to find the worst-paying jobs for women based on weekly gender pay inequality in 150 full-time wage and salary occupations.


The majority of industries with the largest gender pay gaps are male dominated, analysts found. 


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Of the 20 job titles on the list, female personal financial advisors experience the widest pay discrepancy of all.


In fact, “the typical female financial advisor earns less than $1,000 a week compared to the median weekly wage for men in the occupation of $1,662,” a 58.9 percent disparity, according to the report.

Administrative services managers were deemed second worst, followed by securities, commodities and financial services sales agents — all male-dominated fields.

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Here are the 20 worst-paying jobs for women, according to 24/7 Wall St.:

  1. Personal financial advisors
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 58.9 percent
  2. Administrative services managers
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 62.2 percent
  3. Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 64.3 percent
  4. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 65.5 percent
  5. Sales representatives, services, all other
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 67.7 percent
  6. First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 68.8 percent
  7. Real estate brokers and sales agents
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 70.6 percent
  8. Financial managers
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 71.1 percent
  9. First-line supervisors of production and operating workers
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 71.1 percent
  10. First-line supervisors of retail sales workers
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 71.7 percent
  11. Credit counselors and loan officers
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 71.9 percent
  12. Other teachers and instructors
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 72.7 percent
  13. Taxi drivers and chauffeurs
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 72.7 percent
  14. Driver/sales workers and truck drivers
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 73 percent
  15. Designers
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 73.1 percent
  16. Human resources managers
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 73.2 percent
  17. Marketing and sales managers
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 73.7 percent
  18. Diagnostic related technologists and technicians
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 74.1 percent
  19. Retail salespersons
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 74.3 percent
  20. Training and development specialists
    • Women’s earnings as percentage of men’s: 74.7 percent

Learn more about the 24/7 Wall St. study and its methodology at 247wallst.com.

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