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April 22, 2011
2011 Top-Paying Jobs for Women

A list of the top-paying jobs for women in 2011 was recently released by Forbes. The top 10 list ranked the occupations based on 2010 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Occupations in technology and health care dominated the list.

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Health Care

Rank Occupation Median Yearly Earnings
1 Physicians and Suregeons $84,000
2 Pharmacists $83,500
7 Physical Therapists $63,000
8 Speech-Language Pathologists $61,500


Rank Occupation Median Yearly Earnings
5 Computer Software Engineers $75,000
6 Computer and Information Systems Managers $73,500
9 Computer Programmers $61,000

Chief executives, lawyers, and HR managers are the other occupations that made the top 10 list. Additional data is available on Forbes.

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