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The 4 best-paying healthcare jobs for women

Four healthcare jobs were listed among the 15 best-paying jobs for women in 2018, according to an analysis by CNBC.

To rank the 15 best-paying jobs for women, CNBC looked at U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, which calculated the median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers. Jobs must have 50,000 workers or more to be considered.

Here are the four healthcare jobs that made the list, including median weekly earnings and estimated annual earnings:

No. 6 — Physician assistant
Median weekly earnings for women: $1,640
Estimated annual earnings for women: $85,280

No. 4 — Physician/Surgeon
Median weekly earnings for women: $1,759
Estimated annual earnings for women: $91,468

No. 3 — Nurse practitioner
Median weekly earnings for women: $1,832
Estimated annual earnings for women: $95,264

No. 2 — Pharmacist
Median weekly earnings for women: $1,834
Estimated annual earnings for women: $95,368

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