Highest Paying Occupations

Highest paying occupations: 20 occupations with the highest median annual pay.

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OCCUPATION 2016 MEDIAN PAY

Orthodontists

$line_item_noteThis wage is equal to or greater than $208,000 per year

Anesthesiologists

$line_item_noteThis wage is equal to or greater than $208,000 per year

Obstetricians and gynecologists

$line_item_noteThis wage is equal to or greater than $208,000 per year

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons

$line_item_noteThis wage is equal to or greater than $208,000 per year

Surgeons

$line_item_noteThis wage is equal to or greater than $208,000 per year

Physicians and surgeons, all other

$line_item_note$206,920 per year

Internists, general

$line_item_note$196,380 per year

Psychiatrists

$line_item_note$194,740 per year

Family and general practitioners

$line_item_note$190,490 per year

Chief executives

$line_item_note$181,210 per year

Dentists, all other specialists

$line_item_note$173,000 per year

Pediatricians, general

$line_item_note$168,990 per year

Nurse anesthetists

$line_item_note$160,270 per year

Dentists, general

$line_item_note$153,900 per year

Computer and information systems managers

$line_item_note$135,800 per year

Architectural and engineering managers

$line_item_note$134,730 per year

Marketing managers

$line_item_note$131,180 per year

Petroleum engineers

$line_item_note$128,230 per year

Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers

$line_item_note$127,820 per year

Prosthodontists

$line_item_note$126,050 per year

Last Modified Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017