7 Jobs Where Women Actually Get Paid More Than Men

Hispanic woman packing boxes in factory
Hispanic woman packing boxes in factory

For a few American women, the gender pay gap is actually in their favor.

Yes, women actually earn more than men in seven of the 534 occupations analyzed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, according to a report by the Center For American Progress, a left-wing think tank.

Don't get too hyped though. Some 97 percent of full-time working women were in jobs that typically paid men more as of late 2011. And in the jobs where women do earn more, the wage difference is meager. So all in all, we're still quite far from an equal society.

Here are the 7 professions where women make more than men:

7 Jobs Where Women Make More Than Men