Occupations with the Largest Gender Earnings Gap
Occupation Women's earnings as a percentage of men's earnings
Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials 55.4
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 59.4
Other financial specialists 60.2
Machine feeders and offbearers 61.0
Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers 61.0
Other material moving workers 61.5
Personal financial advisors 62.9
Financial clerks, all other 63.9
Photographic process workers and processing machine operators 64.7
Sales and related workers, all other 64.9
Animal trainers 66.6
First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers 66.9
First-line supervisors of housekeeping and janitorial workers 67.0
Financial managers 67.1
Insurance sales agents 67.6
Opticians, dispensing 67.6
Printing press operators 67.9
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers 68.0
Credit counselors and loan officers 68.1
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 69.4
Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers 69.6
Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers 69.6
First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers 71.2
Information and record clerks, all other 71.4
Welding, soldering, and brazing workers 71.5

Note: Full-time, year-round civilian employed 16 years and older. Occupations with at least 100 sample observations.
Data: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 2019
Graphic: U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau