U.S. gender wage gap for the 20 most common occupations for women 2017

Gender wage gap for the 20 most common occupations for women in the U.S. in 2017, by median weekly earnings (in U.S. dollars)

U.S. gender wage gap for the 20 most common occupations for women 2017 The statistic shows the gender wage gap for the 20 most common occupations for women in the United States in 2017, by median weekly earnings. In 2017, female elementary and middle school teachers earned on average 987 U.S. dollars per week, while their male counterparts earned 1,139 U.S. dollars.
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Gender wage gap for the 20 most common occupations for women in the U.S. in 2017, by median weekly earnings (in U.S. dollars)

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OccupationWomen's earningsMen's earnings
Elementary and middle school teachers 9871,139
Registered nurses 1,1431,260
Secretaries and administrative assistants 735852
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides 493583
Customer service representatives 637712
Managers, all other 1,2511,629
First-line supervisors of retail sales workers 639891
Cashiers 422493
Accountants and auditors 1,0651,389
Receptionists and information clerks599652
First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers819987
Office clerks, general 670780
Retail salespersons 523704
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 439508
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 716743
Personal care aides 479520
Waiters and waitresses475533
Financial managers 1,2221,719
Secondary school teachers 1,0911,226
Social workers900935
OccupationWomen's earningsMen's earnings
Elementary and middle school teachers 9871,139
Registered nurses 1,1431,260
Secretaries and administrative assistants 735852
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides 493583
Customer service representatives 637712
Managers, all other 1,2511,629
First-line supervisors of retail sales workers 639891
Cashiers 422493
Accountants and auditors 1,0651,389
Receptionists and information clerks599652
First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers819987
Office clerks, general 670780
Retail salespersons 523704
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 439508
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 716743
Personal care aides 479520
Waiters and waitresses475533
Financial managers 1,2221,719
Secondary school teachers 1,0911,226
Social workers900935
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The statistic shows the gender wage gap for the 20 most common occupations for women in the United States in 2017, by median weekly earnings. In 2017, female elementary and middle school teachers earned on average 987 U.S. dollars per week, while their male counterparts earned 1,139 U.S. dollars.
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Release date
December 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
* Data not available for men's earnings.
The data is based on full-time workers only.
Earnings data are published only for occupations with an estimated minimum of 50,000 workers.
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