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The 20 Best Paying Jobs for Women in 2015 ...

By Neecey

Forbes Magazine is a great one for lists and one of their latest is this one. Analyzing median weekly earnings data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2014, Forbes found that top paying careers for women are in science, healthcare and engineering. All of the top 20 best paying jobs pay a median yearly salary of just under $80,000. Ready to see which jobs will earn you top money?

1 Sales Engineer

Sales EngineerApproximate median annual salary - $134.5k
Women as % of total profession – 5%

2 Miscellaneous Math and Science Occupations

Miscellaneous Math and Science OccupationsApproximate median annual earnings - $129k
Women as % of total profession – 67%

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3 Astronomer and Physicist

Astronomer and PhysicistApproximate median annual earnings - $119k
Women as % of total profession – 25%

4 Nurse Anesthetist

Nurse AnesthetistApproximate median annual earnings - $114k
Women as % of total profession – 63%

5 Petroleum Engineer

Petroleum EngineerApproximate median annual earnings - $105k
Women as % of total profession – 25%

6 Pharmacist

PharmacistApproximate median annual salary - $99k
Women as % of total profession – 52%

7 Upholsterer

UpholstererApproximate median annual earnings - $95k
Women as % of total profession – 9%

8 Construction Trades

Construction TradesApproximate median annual earnings - $93k
Women as % of total profession – 4%

9 Nuclear Technician

Nuclear TechnicianApproximate median annual earnings - $99k
Women as % of total profession – 100%

10 Architectural & Engineering Managers

Architectural & Engineering ManagersApproximate median annual earnings - $90k
Women as % of total profession – 6%

11 Electronics and Electrical Engineer

Electronics and Electrical EngineerApproximate median annual salary - $90k
Women as % of total profession – 11%

12 Economist

EconomistApproximate median annual earnings - $88k
Women as % of total profession – 44%

13 Nurse Practitioner

Nurse PractitionerApproximate median annual earnings - $87k
Women as % of total profession – 90%

14 Lawyer

LawyerApproximate median annual earnings - $83k
Women as % of total profession – 34%

15 Chief Executive

Chief ExecutiveApproximate median annual earnings - $82k
Women as % of total profession – 26%

16 Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace EngineerApproximate median annual salary - $80k
Women as % of total profession – 15%

17 Sociologist

SociologistApproximate median annual earnings - $80k
Women as % of total profession – 80%

18 Computer and Information Systems Manager

Computer and Information Systems ManagerApproximate median annual earnings - $80k
Women as % of total profession – 27%

19 Natural Sciences Manager

Natural Sciences ManagerApproximate median annual earnings - $79k
Women as % of total profession – 56%

20 Aircraft Mechanic and Service Technician

Aircraft Mechanic and Service TechnicianApproximate median annual earnings - $79k
Women as % of total profession – 3%

You can read more about the results and data here forbes.com

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