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The top earning jobs for women
The top earning jobs for women

Attention, ladies: Turns out a lab coat and a handful of Xanax are key ingredients to a successful career according to Forbes magazine.

Pharmacist was the top-paying job for women last year, with an average median salary of $97,500.

It’s also in demand, growing at a faster-than-average rate of 25%.

Not only was pharmacist the biggest paying position, it was one of the most gender blind, with women making up 52% of all positions and earning equal pay with their male counterparts earn…BIG strides since the 1960′s when only 8% of women held the job.

Here’s the Forbes list from Shine@Yahoo.com:

Pharmacist ($97,500)

Chief Executive ($90,000)

Lawyer ($85,000)

Nurse Practitioner ($79,500)

Computer and Information Systems Manager ($79,500)

Physician/Surgeon ($74,000)

Physician Assistant ($71,000)

Software Developer ($71,000)

Management Analyst ($69,000)

Computer Systems Analyst ($65,000)

 

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