Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Women's History Month, 2017: Women in Male-Dominated Occupations

       

Occupations Listed Below Are Some with the

Fewest Percentage of Women Employees

(according to 2014 Dept. of Labor statistics)

 

  • Cement Masons 0.0%
  • Bus and Truck Mechanics 0.3%
  • Roofers 0.5%
  • HVAC Mechanics and Installers 1.2%
  • Highway Maintenance Workers 1.5%
  • Electricians 2.4%
  • Pest Control Workers 3.7%
  • Firefighters 5.7%
  • Aircraft Pilots & Flight Engineers 7.2%
  • Mechanical Engineers 8.8%
  • Parking Lot Attendants 10.5%
  • Computer Network Architects 12.4%
  • Police & Sheriff's Patrol Officers 12.4%
  • Taxi Drivers & Chauffeurs 12.7%
  • Computer Hardware Engineers 15.3%
  • Civil Engineers 16.5%
  • Drafters 18.1%
  • Clergy 18,6%
  • Computer Programmers 21.4%
  • Chefs & Head Cooks 21.4%
  • Chiropractors 22.4%
  • Farmers, Ranchers & Other Agricultural Managers 23.8%
  • Environmental Scientists & Geoscientists 24.5%
  • Architects 25.3%

(taken from Women's History 2017 Gazette, p.8)