What are the top paying jobs or career in America? Knowing the expected pay of a job after graduation will help one to makea decision as what career one should pursue on.
Generally in most develop and developing countries, the medical professionals earn the most compared to other jobs. Thestatistics of the top paying jobs in the US with mean annual salary greater than USD 100K is listed below. The statisticsis taken from US Bureau of Labor Statistics "May 2005 National Occupational Employment and Usage Estimates United States."The jobs listed below need at least a basic 4 year degree course.
These are just mean salaries and earnings can vary widely for the same job in different places and industries. A self employed businessman can earn much more than the surgeon if the business he ventures into is successful.
|No||Job Titles||Mean Average Earnings USD|
|3||Obstetricians and Gynecologists||171,810|
|4||Orthodontists||163,410||5||Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons||160,660||6||Internists, General||156,550||7||Psychiatrists||146,150||8||Prosthodontists||146,080||9||Family & General Practitioners||140,370||10||Chief Executives||139,810||11||Pediatricians, General||139,230||12||Physicians & Surgeons, all other||138,910||13||Airline Pilots, Copilots, & Flight Engineers||135,040||14||Dentists, General||133,680||15||Dentists, Other Specialists||115,640||16||Podiatrists||111,250||17||Lawyers||110,520||18||Air Traffic Controllers||105,820||19||Engineering Managers||105,470||20||Computers & Information Systems Managers||102,360||21||Marketing Managers||101,990||22||Astronomers||101,360|
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