Healthcare positions among list of worst-paying jobs for women

Diagnostic-related technologists and technicians are among the 20 worst-paying jobs for women, according to  an analysis by financial news website 24/7 Wall St.

For the analysis, researchers compared median weekly wages  of men and women in 150 full-time occupations from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs with the highest disparity between male and female weekly wages made the list. 

Here are healthcare jobs on the list:

Diagnostic related technologists and technicians (No. 18)
Women's earnings as percentage of men's: 74.1 percent
Women's median weekly earnings: $1,041
Men's median weekly earnings: $1,404

Emergency medical technicians and paramedics (No. 4)
Women's earnings as percentage of men's: 65.5 percent
Women's median weekly earnings: $733
Men's median weekly earnings: $1,119


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