For government-sector positions paying up to $100,000, women trump men in filling these jobs--they hold approximately 57 percent of the positions. For jobs paying over $100,000, men dominate, with women holding only 42 percent of the positions.
The chart below shows this rise and fall:
Outside of government, women are making larger sums of money. The seven women in the private sector raking in more than $1 million in Washington are:
7. $1,032,022: Gail J. McGovern, American Red Cross National Headquarters
6. $1,071,525: Rebecca W. Rimel, Pew Charitable Trusts
5. $1,444,452: Lisa Rickard, Institute for Legal Reform, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
4. $1,513,970: Karen Ignagni, American's Health Insurance Plans
3. $1,616,219: Leigh Ann Pusey, American Insurance Association
2. $2,606,784: Dawn Sweeney, National Restaurant Association
1. $2,850,438: Pamela Bailey, Grocery Manufacturers Association
The men making over $1 million? We're not going to list all 72.