Women are much less likely to be in the higher-wage jobs found in manufacturing and construction: Shares of employment in select industries, by gender, 2017–2020

Women Men
Construction 10.6% 89.4%
Manufacturing 29.2% 70.8%
Services 56.4% 43.6%

Source: Economic Policy Institute analysis of pooled 2017–2020 Current Population Survey Extracts Outgoing Rotation Group from EPI Microdata Extracts (EPI 2021a).

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