Jobs expert Laurence Shatkin surveyed hundreds of professions and weighed earnings, job growth and outlook for job openings in each field. Here is a list of those that fared the best on those criteria and are composed of more than 80 percent women.
10. Health-care social workersPercent women: 81.5. Average annual earnings were $47,230 in 2010, and job openings in the field are projected to increase 22.4 percent by 2018. Tracy A. Woodward/The Washington Post