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Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs for Women

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Top Ten Highest Paying Jobs for Women
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The question of how much money women make continues to be a significant issue in the job seeking world. Although the focus around women's paychecks tend to be centered on how they match up to those of men, there are also discrepancies between what women in different careers make compared to one another.

According to the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics report, there is a varied range of careers that bring in high salaries for women: health occupations, law and management jobs are among the top money-making positions.

Read on for the Department of Labor's ranking of the highest earning occupations for women, based on median weekly wages.

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