The USA Today Says the number of male librarians have increased from 12.4% in 1983 to 18.3%, or from 24,000 to 38,000.
There are more male legal assistants, too. Men held 15.3% of those jobs in 2000 but nearly 18% in 2002. The number of men selling apparel has swelled from 76,000 in 1983 to 87,000 in 2002, going from 16.8% to 22%. Male telephone operators have jumped from 9.4% to 14.2%. There have also been increases in male data-entry clerks, bank tellers, maids, dressmakers and early-childhood teachers.