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24/7 Wall St.: The Pink Collar Jobs America's Men Want Most

2. Word Processors and Typists

Pct. increase in male participation: 71.2%
Pct. male in 2000: 6.4%
Pct. male in 2011: 11%
Median hourly income: $16.47

Word processors and typists are responsible for typing documents, checking grammar and spelling, as well as other clerical duties. The median annual wage is $34,260, according to the BLS. Word processor and typist professions decreased by almost 65% from 2000 to 2011, the 10th-fastest declining occupation in the United States, also according to the BLS.

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