Best Careers For Black Females

Best Careers For Black Females

Have you ever wondered what some  of top paying careers for black women are? Well Black Enterprise released a study from Forbes that may surprise you:

No. 1: Pharmacists
Median weekly earnings: $1,871
Approximate median yearly earnings: $97,500
Women as percentage of the profession: 52%
Earnings as percentage of men’s earnings: 100%

*Based on full-time wage and salary workers in 2012, the latest data available, as tracked by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

No. 2: Chief Executives
Median weekly earnings: $1,730
Approximate median yearly earnings: $90,000
Women as percentage of the profession: 26%
Earnings as percentage of men’s earnings: 76%

No. 3: Lawyers
Median weekly earnings: $1,636
Approximate median yearly earnings: $85,000
Women as percentage of the profession: 33%
Earnings as percentage of men’s earnings: 80%

No. 4: Nurse Practitioners
Median weekly earnings: $1,530
Approximate median yearly earnings: $79,500
Women as percentage of the profession: 84%
Earnings as percentage of men’s earnings: Data Unavailable

No. 5: Computer and Information Systems Managers
Median weekly earnings: $1,527
Approximate median yearly earnings: $79,500
Women as percentage of the profession: 26%
Earnings as percentage of men’s earnings: 88%

 

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