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August 07, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Women and men in management, professional, and related occupations, 2008

Employment and median weekly earnings of women and men in management, professional, and related occupational group, 2008
Major occupational group Occupational group Women Men
Employment Median weekly earnings Employment Median weekly earnings

Management, business, and financial operations occupations

Management occupations 4,535,000 $979 6,687,000 $1,384

Business and financial operations occupations 2,928,000 $885 2,159,000 $1,167

Professional and related occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations 828,000 $1,088 2,516,000 $1,320

Architecture and engineering occupations 334,000 $1,001 2,319,000 $1,286

Life, physical, and social science occupations 477,000 $931 603,000 $1,156

Community and social services occupations 1,117,000 $753 791,000 $860

Legal occupations 693,000 $962 506,000 $1,696

Education, training, and library occupations 4,883,000 $818 1,794,000 $1,020

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations 689,000 $777 882,000 $951

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations 4,052,000 $909 1,362,000 $1,210

These data featured in the TED article, Women and men in management, professional, and related occupations, 2008.



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