Friday, April 11, 2008

Women can earn the big bucks too

Ladies there is hope for us all. I know you all have heard that men make more money than women. That's not always the case. According to a recent article on, Dr. Warren Farrell, best selling author and gender issues expert, says in some fields women bring home more "bacon" than men.

In her recent book titled Why Men Earn More: The Startling Truth Behind the Gap--and What Women can do about it. Dr. Farrell examines the pay gap between men & women, work life decisions, and he tries to help women achieve a higher pay and understand the trade offs involved.

The 10 careers where women earn more than men:
  • Sales Engineers
  • Statisticians
  • Legislators
  • Automotive Service Technicians & mechanics
  • Library Assistants, Clerical
  • Baggage Porters, Bellhops, & Concierges
  • Financial Analysts
  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Human Resources Assistants, except payroll and timekeeping
  • Advertising & Promotions Managers

The reasons for the higher pay in women's fields can be explained, women's pay can be significantly greater than men, it can be in male dominated fields, female-dominated fields, or well integrated fields. Women have more obligations to tend to, family, home, etc. Overall, men do earn more money because they put in more work hours and are willing to relocate if need be. Men are able to make more sacrifices than women that can lead to an increase in salary.


Deidre said...

Excuse my typing error, it should be "his" not "her". That is why it's important to proof read.

ford said...

You know you can edit these blogs even after they're posted