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These 25 Jobs Have the Worst Gender Pay Gap

Tax preparers, coaches, and 23 other professions in which men make astronomically more than women

From the State of the Union to the Democratic debates, liberal politicians are bringing renewed focus to the fact that women make less than men for doing the same jobs across hundreds of occupations. Two weeks ago, we published an interactive calculator, reproduced below, that allows you to see how much more or less you would make if you were the opposite gender based on your occupation and age.

After going through the 460 occupations in our data, we determined the 25 worst offenders, listed below. So if you pay a woman to do your taxes this year, tip her well. Her male colleagues are making more than twice as much on average.

Rank Occupation Average Male Salary Average Female Salary Amount More That Men Make
1 Athletes, Coaches and Umpires $38,008 $15,232 149.5%
2 Fishers and Hunters $34,815 $14,740 136.2%
3 Tax Preparers $54,133 $24,468 121.2%
4 Financial Specialists (all other) $111,034 $53,123 109.0%
5 Glaziers $36,931 $19,000 94.4%
6 Financial Clerks (all others) $78,841 $40,642 94.0%
7 Retail Salespersons $34,642 $17,917 93.3%
8 Financial Services Sales Agents $136,473 $72,345 88.6%
9 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $40,210 $21,393 88.0%
10 Insurance Sales Agents $83,217 $45,273 83.8%
11 Derrick, rotary drill, and service unit operators $55,691 $30,553 82.3%
12 Sailors and marine oilers, and ship engineers $46,041 $25,437 81.0%
13 Wallpaper hangers $30,800 $17,212 78.9%
14 Personal Financial Advisors $127,884 $71,732 78.3%
15 Financial Managers $115,267 $64,989 77.4%
16 Photographers $39,843 $22,469 77.3%
17 Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents $73,259 $42,011 74.4%
18 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks $60,859 $35,367 72.1%
19 Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers $36,653 $21,356 71.6%
20 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers $40,385 $23,592 71.2%
21 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists $34,452 $20,217 70.4%
22 Ship and Boat Captains and Operators $67,071 $39,880 68.2%
23 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers $43,054 $25,664 67.8%
24 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $74,917 $44,689 67.6%
25 Financial Analysts $142,777 $86,502 65.1%
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