Top 10 highly Paid Jobs for Women, 2011

Studies reveal that the technology and health care sectors were the highly paid industries in 2011 and remaining sectors are also in boom.

Top 10 highly paid jobs for women 2011

The top 10 highly paid jobs for women in 2011 were: (Salaries in US$)

1. Physicians and Surgeons

Physicians and Surgeons• Median weekly earnings: $1,618
• Estimated median yearly pays: $84,000
• The percentage of women in this profession: 31%
• Earnings of men in this profession as percentage: 71%
• 2010 position: No. 6

 

 

 

2. Pharmacists

Pharmacists• Median weekly earnings: $1,605
• Estimated median yearly pays: $83,500
• The percentage of women in this profession: 48%
• Earnings of men in this profession as percentage: 83%
• 2010 position: No. 2

 

 

 

3. Chief Executives

Chief Executives

• Median weekly earnings: $1,598
• Estimated median yearly pays: $83,000
• The percentage of women in this profession: 26%
• Earnings of men in this profession as percentage: 72%
• 2010 position: No. 1

 

 

 

4. Lawyers

Lawyers• Median weekly earnings: $1,461
• Estimated median yearly pays: $76,000
• The percentage of women in this profession: 35%
• Earnings of men in this profession as percentage: 77%
• 2010 position: No. 3

 

 

 

5. Computer Software Engineers

Computer Software Engineers• Median weekly earnings: $1,445
• Estimated median yearly pays: $75,000
• The percentage of women in this profession: 21%
• Earnings of men in this profession as percentage: 91%
• 2010 position: No. 5

 

 

 

6. Computer and Information Systems Managers

Computer and Information Systems Managers• Median weekly earnings: $1,415
• Estimated median yearly pays: $73,500
• The percentage of women in this profession: 30%
• Earnings of men in this profession as percentage: 82%
• 2010 position: No. 4

 

 

 

7. Physical Therapists

Physical Therapists• Median weekly earnings: $1,208
• Estimated median yearly pays: $63,000
• The percentage of women in this profession: 62%
• Earnings of men in this profession as percentage: unavailable
• 2010 position: new this year

 

 

 

8. Speech-Language Pathologists

Speech-Language Pathologists• Median weekly earnings: $1,184
• Estimated median yearly pays: $61,500
• The percentage of women in this profession: 97%
• Earnings of men in this profession as percentage: unavailable
• 2010 position: dropped off

 

 

 

9. Computer Programmers

Computer Programmers• Median weekly earnings: $1,177
• Estimated median yearly pays: $61,000
• The percentage of women in this profession: 22%
• Earnings of men in this profession as percentage: 95%
• 2010 position: No. 7

 

 

 

10. Human Resources Managers

Human Resources Managers• Median weekly earnings: $1,170
• Estimated median yearly pays: $60,500
• The percentage of women in this profession: 71%
• Earnings of men in this profession as percentage: 80%
• 2010 position: dropped off

 

 

 

(The given details are based on the data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and median weekly earnings in 2010).

 

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