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Highest-Paying Careers
These are the occupations with the highest median wages reported for 2018. You can view this list for any state by changing the location shown to the left.
We found 791 occupations in United States.
Rank Occupation 2019 Median wages Typical Education
Hourly Annual
1
Anesthesiologists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
2
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
3
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
4
Orthodontists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
5
Prosthodontists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
6
Psychiatrists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
7
Surgeons, Except Ophthalmologists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
8
Physicians, All Other; and Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric
$99.28
$206,500
Doctoral or professional degree
9
Family Medicine Physicians
$98.84
$205,600
Doctoral or professional degree
10
General Internal Medicine Physicians
$96.92
$201,600
Doctoral or professional degree