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Highest-Paying Careers

These are the occupations with the highest median wages reported for 2015. You can view this list for any state by changing the location shown to the left.
We found 817 occupations in United States.
Rank Occupation 2016 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
Surgeons
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
6
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
$99.48
$206,900
Doctoral or professional degree
7
Internists, General
$94.42
$196,400
Doctoral or professional degree
8
Psychiatrists
$93.63
$194,800
Doctoral or professional degree
9
Family and General Practitioners
$91.58
$190,500
Doctoral or professional degree
10
Chief Executives
$87.12
$181,200
Bachelor's degree