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Top 5 occupations with the smallest wage gap

Today is Equal Pay Day, a day designated by the National Committee on Pay Equity nearly two decades ago to raise awareness and recognize the persistent wage gap between men and women. And if data from Bureau of Labor Statistics are any indication, there's still a lot of work to be done.

In 2015, men still earn more than women in all but one occupation, according to a BLS survey released in February.

The job? Stock clerks and order fillers, who earn between $21,680 and $24,490 on average. And even still, these jobs made up only 0.7 percent of women in the full-time workforce, according to a report released today by the Center for American Progress, which analyzed the BLS data.

Women made an average of 82 percent of the weekly earnings of men, according to 2013 BLS data. But the wage gap is smaller in some occupations.

Click ahead to see five jobs with the smallest gap—and five with the widest gap. While the gap is shrinking in some professions, it remains stubbornly high in others, including top-paying positions such as CEOs and surgeons.

—By Rebecca Ungarino, Special to CNBC
Posted 14 April 2015

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