Occupations with the Smallest Gender Earnings Gap
Occupation Women's earnings as a percentage of men's earnings
Healthcare social workers 115.5
Meeting, convention, and event planners 110.7
Residential advisors 110.4
Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 107.8
Personal care and service workers, all other 106.5
Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists 105.8
Orderlies and psychiatric aides 105.5
Computer network architects 105.3
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 104.1
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 103.3
Special education teachers 102.7
Paralegals and legal assistants 102.4
Urban and regional planners 101.9
Biological scientists 101.4
Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors 100.9
Other community and social service specialists 100.8
Medical records specialists 100.8
Social workers, all other 100.5
Gambling services workers 100.3
Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers 100.0
Fast food and counter workers 100.0
Transportation security screeners 99.4
Mechanical engineers 99.3
Preschool and kindergarten teachers 98.0
Tutors 97.9

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