Construction and manufacturing jobs offer higher wages for women as well as men: Average weekly earnings in three selected industries, by gender, 2017–2020

Construction Manufacturing Services
Women $929 $1,007 $824
Men $1,083 $1,304 $1,086


Source: Economic Policy Institute analysis of pooled 2017–2020 Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata from EPI Microdata Extracts (EPI 2021a). Construction category includes CPS occupation code 770, manufacturing includes CPS occupational codes 1070–3990, and services includes occupational code 4070.

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