The Highest Paying Jobs in the U.S.

Department of Labor information shows that 8 of the 10 highest paying jobs, in the U.S., are in the medical field:

The Highest Paying Jobs in the United States
(Non-medical salaries in bold)

  1. Surgeon — $181,850
  2. Anesthesiologist — $174,610
  3. OB/GYN — $174,610
  4. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon — $169,600
  5. Internist — $156,790
  6. Prosthodontist — $156,710
  7. Orthodontist — $153,240
  8. Psychiatrist — $151,380
  9. Chief Executive Officer — $140,880
  10. Engineering Manager — $140,210
  11. Pediatrician — $140,000
  12. Family or general practitioner — $137,980
  13. Physician/surgeon, all other — $137,100
  14. Airline Pilot — $134,090
  15. Dentist — $132,660
  16. Podiatrist — $111,130
  17. Lawyer — $110,590
  18. Dentist, any other specialist — $106,040
  19. Air Traffic Controller — $100,430
  20. Computer and Information Systems Manager — $100,110
  21. Marketing Manager — $100,020
  22. Natural Sciences Manager — $97,560
  23. Sales Manager — $96,950
  24. Astronomer — $96,780

View job descriptions and job listings for this list at Careerbuilder:

America’s Highest-Paying Jobs. [Careerbuilder - Laura Morsch]

Additionally the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ has listed the estimated pay of the 10 fastest-growing jobs through 2014:

Average pay for the Fastest Growing Jobs
(Non-medical salaries in bold)1. Computer systems software engineer — $81,140*
2. Computer applications software engineer — $76,310
3. Biomedical engineer — $70,520
4. Physician assistant — $69,250
5. Environmental engineer — $67,620
6. Computer systems analyst — $67,520
7. Database administrator — $61,950
8. Physical therapist — $61,560
9. Network systems and data communication analyst — $61,250
10. Hydrologist — $60,880

*Median annual salary, according to November 2004 BLS data.

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Career Hacker * www.careerhacker.com * By Bill Inman * www.billinman.com

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2 responses to “The Highest Paying Jobs in the U.S.

  1. Pingback: Highest Paid in US « A Mind of My Own

  2. Of course, looking into Non-Medical field, it seems and is for sure that IT and computers related jobs are the highest paid ones.Computers related jobs are growing faster more than 20% each year.This shows our future folks!

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