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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 809 occupations in United States.
Rank Occupation 2018 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
Psychiatrists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
6
Surgeons
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
7
Family and General Practitioners
$96.68
$201,100
Doctoral or professional degree
8
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
$96.58
$200,900
Doctoral or professional degree
9
Internists, General
$93.51
$194,500
Doctoral or professional degree
10
Chief Executives
$91.15
$189,600
Bachelor's degree