Equal Opportunity Statistics

Rosie the RiveterEqual opportunity is an on-going issue, one that we must all continue to campaign. And like all endeavors, it helps to know where we stand. Here are the latest numbers.

Know your successes, and where we can still improve.

Women accounted for 51% of all workers in the high-paying management, professional, and related occupations. They outnumbered men in such occupations as financial managers; human resource managers; education administrators; medical and health services managers; accountants and auditors; budget analysts; property, real estate, and social and community association managers; preschool, kindergarten, elementary, middle, and secondary school teachers; physical therapists; and registered nurses.

WOMEN REPRESENT A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF THE U.S. WORKFORCE

The ten occupations with the highest median weekly earnings among women who were full-time wage and salary workers were:

Great strides in equal opportunity have been made, but there is stil room for improvement! Do not let your own opportunities pass you by; take your right to work and use it.