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The share of women in the commercial and residential real estate industries slumped 5% from 2017 to 2021, and women are still making less on average than male counterparts in both sectors.

A MyEListing analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows that of the 3 million people working in real estate, 48% are women — but despite those high levels, women earn 89.2% of mens’ salaries in the sector on average, an increase of just 0.1% over the last five years.  Over the course of a career, that means women earn on average $313,114 less than men.

According to the firm’s findings, the ten best metros for women to work in real estate are Toledo; Stockton; Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY; Omaha-Council Bluffs; Winston-Salem; Des Moines-West Des Moines; Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford; Richmond; St. Louis; and Tucson.