10 Career Options with Equal Pay for Women
By Kathryn Knight Randolph
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make an average of 81 cents to every dollar that a man makes. While women have been making less than men since they entered the workforce en masse in the 70s and 80s, the gender gap in pay has been steadily decreasing.
But some career options have closed that gap to as much as a 1 – 5% pay difference between men and women, according to PayScale data reported on by the New York Times, and in one career field, women’s pay has even surpassed that of men. So if you’re looking to declare a college major or change careers for equal pay, try one of these.