10. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL
Women’s pay as pct. of men’s: 72.6%
Median income for men: $51,124
Median income for women: $37,101
The city of Palm Bay’s largest employers include several manufacturers of durable goods — a sector notorious for being among the worst for paying women equal wages. Several jobs in the sector employ mostly men and very few women. According to the Department of Labor, only 1.5% of operating engineers and other construction equipment operators are women, one of the lowest rates among all occupations.