When it comes to gender pay inequality, little has improved in the past decade.
Women working for full-time wages or salary still earn about 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.
Using 2008-2017 data from BLS, analysts 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.
Of the 20 job titles on the list, female personal financial advisers experience the widest pay discrepancy of all.
In fact, “the typical female financial adviser 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.
According to 24/7 Wall St., the 20 worst-paying jobs for women in terms of earnings as percentage of men’s pay are:
Personal financial advisers – 58.9 percent
Administrative services managers – 62.2 percent
Securities, commodities,and financial services sales agents – 64.3 percent
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics – 65.5 percent
Sales representatives, services, all other – 67.7 percent
First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers – 68.8 percent
Real estate brokers and sales agents – 70.6 percent
Financial managers – 71.1 percent
First-line supervisors of production and operating workers – 71.1 percent
First-line supervisors of retail sales workers – 71.7 percent
Credit counselors and loan officers – 71.9 percent
Other teachers and instructors – 72.7 percent
Taxi drivers and chauffeurs – 72.7 percent
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers – 73 percent
Designers – 73.1 percent
Human resources managers – 73.2 percent
Marketing and sales managers – 73.7 percent
Diagnostic related technologists and technicians – 74.1 percent
Retail salespersons – 74.3 percent
Training and development specialists – 74.7 percent
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