Women across industries are paid less than men who do the same work, but in some industries, the gap is particularly large. As the chart from Sarah Jane Glynn at the Center for American Progress shows, women in financial industries, marketing, and education administration face pay gaps even larger than the national average. These are the 10 jobs with the biggest gender wage gaps:
The persistence of the pay gap — at its current rate of closure, it won’t close fully for 45 years — has sparked calls for the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would strengthen anti-discrimination laws and levy heavy fines on employers who don’t pay women equal wages. The Act received a vote in the Senate last year but was filibustered by Republicans.