High-Paying Careers for Women in 2023


Chief executives plan, coordinate, and oversee a company's operations. They work to ensure that their companies meet their goals. Average annual salary: $106,652


Physicians examine patients, diagnose medical conditions, prescribe medications, and devise treatment plans. Average annual salary: $99,060

Human Resources Manager

Human resources managers are responsible for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new members of a company's employee team. Average annual salary: $83,148


Pharmacists manage and dispense medications to patients who have received a prescription from their doctors. Average annual salary: $112,320

Physician Assistants

Physician assistants (PAs) assess the medical status of patients, diagnose illnesses/injuries, and recommend treatments. Average annual salary: $98,488

Nurse Practitioner

Working independently or in collaboration with physicians, nurse practitioners provide either primary or specialty health care. Average annual salary: $97,084

Software Developer

Software developers create and help devise computer programs. Average annual salary: $89,856

Computer and Information Systems Manager

Computer and information systems managers devise, coordinate, implement, and analyze computer-related projects. Average annual salary: $99,320


Engineers design, modify and repair chemical, electrical, computer, mechanical, and other physical structures. Average annual salary: $71,864


Lawyers counsel and represent individual clients, businesses, non-profits, or government organizations on legal issues or in legal disputes. Average annual salary: $86,580



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