A young woman has a dream.
She wants to work in a pharmaceutical manufacturing company, where she can make $60,000 per year.
“I just want to be the best mom ever.
When I’m done here, I want to go back to my roots,” she says, adding that she doesn’t know where she’d want to work.
A young woman and her mother in Los Angeles.
She’s got a lot of work to do, and a lot to learn.
Her mother, a 25-year-old marketing manager, is one of the most well-known and highly compensated executives in the world.
She was recently named CEO of the world’s largest health care company.
And she’s just one of millions of young, ambitious women who are searching for the next big thing.
But the reality is, they’re working very hard.
They’re working two, three jobs, and they’re earning $50-60, $70-80,000-plus a year, according to research by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.
The numbers are worse for men.
One in six young women are employed in a manufacturing or sales position, according the National Center for Women & Politics.
About 6% of the young women surveyed say they’re not working full-time, compared to 1% of men.
Women make up about 50% of American college graduates, according for the U.S. Department of Education, but they make up only about one-third of college graduates who are employed full- or part-time.
According to the American Association of University Women, the median wage for women in manufacturing and related occupations is $13.90 an hour, but the average is $27.10.
That means that while young women have a real opportunity to earn big bucks, they also have an unrealistic expectation that they can do it.
Young women who say they want to pursue a career in a medical field tend to work for corporations, with a few exceptions, like marketing, finance and legal, according Toobin.
At first glance, it may seem counterintuitive.
Women, he says, are expected to take care of home and family and to support themselves and their families.
But many young women aren’t making the sacrifices they might expect.
According to a 2011 study, young women with a high school diploma are more likely to be single, have less education, and live with parents than those with only a high-school diploma.
They also are more prone to drop out of college and to engage in risky behaviors like drug and alcohol use.
Young women in general tend to earn less than their male counterparts, according a 2015 study.
Young people who are young at heart are more inclined to believe that they are destined for success, and often that success is in their hands, according research published by Harvard Business School last year.
But they also are less likely to accept that the odds are stacked against them, according to the study.
The young people are more motivated by their desire to be a leader and by their belief that they have a clear path to achieve it, said Dr. Laura Mazzucato, a professor of health policy and management at Harvard.
Women often do not understand how important it is to work hard and to stay motivated, said Mazzuccato.
They think they’re going to be working for free, but actually they’re getting paid more than they should be.
Mazzuccano says young women need to understand that the way they’re doing their jobs is dependent on a lot more than just their income.
“Young women need not be worried that if they want a raise, they can’t get one,” she said.
More than anything, Mazzucci said, young people need to remember that work is hard and rewarding.