The Top Ten: Occupations of Employed Women

Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
The Top Ten

Occupations of Employed Women

RankOccupationTotal employed
1.Secretaries and administrative assistants2,570,000
2.Elementary and middle-school teachers1,772,000
3.Registered nurses1,651,000
4.Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides1,113,000
6.First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support1,001,000
7.First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers985,000
8.Customer service representatives967,000
9.Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks916,000
10.Accountants and auditors842,000
Source: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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