For an equal wage: become a security guard, social worker or pharmacist. A field where women make more money than male counterparts: be a counselor or health technician. Female counselors make $1.02 for every male dollar and technicians make $1.03.
Here’s something interesting that I actually don’t find surprising:
One other detail worth noting: The jobs where the gap is biggest pay more, on average, than the jobs where the gap is lowest. The average weekly pay is $1,087 for jobs where the gap is biggest, and $773 for jobs where the gap is smallest.