Is a Women's Place Only in the Home?


Coco Chanel said it best, " A girl should be two things: who and what she wants." But history says otherwise, in 1967 a women earned only 58 cents to a man's dollar.

According to society if a women chooses to work in what is considered a "pink collar" job, which was coined during the Second World War, when women occupied jobs such secretaries, typist, and transcribers. As the U.S. economy evolved, these jobs became defined as those that were traditionally dominated by women and have been blamed for fueling the wage gap between women and men for the last 45 years.


The top ten "pink collar" jobs held by women include:

  1. Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
  2. Registered Nurses
  3. Middle and Elementary School Teachers
  4. Cashiers
  5. Retail Sales
  6. Home Health Aides
  7. Retail Sales Managers or First Line Supervisors
  8. Waitresses
  9. Book Keeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks
  10. Maids and Housekeepers


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Sources:

www.americanprogress.com

www.theexaminer.com

www.money.usnews.com