The 20 Highest Paying Jobs For Women
By Emmie Martin and Mike Nudelman
While many industries are still dominated by men, there are several occupations where women not only make up a strong percentage of the workforce, but they earn big bucks doing it.
A new report from PayScale looks at the highest-paying jobs for women, concentrating on positions that are at least 40% women. The report found that healthcare-related positions, such as gynecologists, nurse anesthetists, and psychiatrists, come out on top as the best-paying.
Healthcare is not only a traditionally lucrative industry, but men and women have an equal shot at earning high wages in comparable positions, says Katie Bardaro, PayScale's lead economist.
It's also a growing industry. "Healthcare overall is a great place to be right now and only expected to grow stronger as our aging population requires more of the services healthcare has to offer," Bardaro adds.
Creative/design positions also prove to be high-paying places for women, with jobs such as fashion designer and associate media director rounding out the list.
Check out the full list of jobs where women earn the most: