Slideshow 10 jobs with the widest gender pay gaps

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  • August 05 2016, 11:01am EDT
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10 jobs with the widest gender pay gaps

In the U.S., women on average earn around 21% less than men, a figure that amounts to women earning roughly 79 cents, on average, for each dollar earned by men in the labor market. Here is a look at some of the industries with the widest gender pay gaps, based on Glassdoor data.

The "adjusted" gap

Although the “adjusted” gender pay gap is smaller than the often-cited comparison of average male and female pay, it remains an important and statistically significant gap.

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Pilot

27.2% “adjusted” pay gap

Optician

17.3% “adjusted” pay gap

Physician

18.2% “adjusted” pay gap

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CAD Designer

21.5% “adjusted” pay gap

Pharmacist

21.8% “adjusted” pay gap

Psychologist

27.2% “adjusted” pay gap

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C-Suite Executive

27.7% “adjusted” pay gap

Dentist

28.1% “adjusted” pay gap

Chef

28.1% “adjusted” pay gap

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Computer Programmer

28.3% “adjusted” pay gap