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Data on the gender wage gap, women’s median earnings, men’s median earnings, and the industries and occupations with the smallest and largest gender wage gaps come from the Census Bureau’s 2018 American Community Survey (ACS). The gender wage gap is defined as the ratio of full-time working women’s annual earnings to full-time working men’s annual earnings. Industries and occupations with the smallest and largest gender wage gaps are also identified using the ratio of full-time working women’s annual earnings to full-time working men’s annual earnings.
To identify the best metropolitan areas for construction workers, a composite score was calculated based on the following metrics:
The data used in this analysis is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment Statistics and Employment Projections surveys. To find the highest-paying healthcare occupations that don’t require a professional degree, only Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations were considered. Occupations requiring a professional degree were filtered out. The remaining occupations were ordered by their median annual wage for 2018 (rounded to the nearest thousand). Median annual wages and total employment are for 2018; whereas, the projected employment growth is for 2016-2026. Wage data cover non-farm wage and salary workers and does not cover the self-employed, owners and partners in unincorporated firms, or household workers.