The article, “The Best-Paying Jobs For Women in 2011,” ranks the ten top-paying jobs for women in 2010.
Look at the graph below. It represents those ten top-paying jobs.
Each job is shown as a stack of coins. The more coins, the more pay.
The gold coins are STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) careers. How many of the top-paying careers for women are STEM careers?
BEST-PAYING JOBS FOR WOMEN
The STEM career women who are paid the most are… physicians and surgeons! The close seconds are pharmacists.
For a quick-and-easy overview of physician and surgeon careers, listen to the podcast at the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center. It’s an introduction to the required schooling, a day-in-the-life of a physician or surgeon, salary info, where physicians or surgeons work, and how their employment will grow much faster than in other professions.