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Highest-Paying Careers
These are the occupations with the highest median wages reported for 2017. You can view this list for any state by changing the location shown to the left.
We found 808 occupations in United States.
Rank Occupation 2017 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
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
6
Psychiatrists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
7
Surgeons
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
8
Family and General Practitioners
$95.55
$198,700
Doctoral or professional degree
9
Internists, General
$92.75
$192,900
Doctoral or professional degree
10
Dentists, All Other Specialists
$91.75
$190,800
Doctoral or professional degree