Men still earn more than women, on average. Here is a list of occupations where women can earn a decent wage — and sometimes more than men.
Canada is a land of equal opportunity, where women can work and excel in the same jobs as men. Just don't expect them to get paid the same. In fact, Canadian men earn on average 20 per cent more than their female colleagues, one of the largest gender wage gaps in the developed world.
What jobs should Canadian women target to beef up their earnings? Here are the ten highest-paying careers for women in the nation, including the rare one where females earn more than their male counterparts.
* Salary info courtesy Statistics Canada, current as of 2011.
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