Top 10 List of Jobs
Top 10 List of Jobs

Top 10 Highest-Paying Jobs in the U.S.

By Karin Lehnardt, Senior Writer
Published July 16, 2019

What are the highest paying jobs in America? Hoping to get a job that pays well? Check out our list of the highest paying careers in the U.S. to see if one seems like a good fit for you.

  • Physician
    Median Annual Salary: $195,842
  • Top 10 Physicians
    The highest paid physicians are orthopedic surgeons ($450,000), followed by cardiologists ($382,000), and radiologists ($374,000)

  • Pharmacy Manager 
    Median Annual Salary: $146,412
  • Pharmacy Manager
    The salary of a pharmacy manager depends largely on the type of pharmacy and where it's located

  • Pharmacist 
    Median Annual Salary: $127,120
  • Pharmacist Pay
    Being a pharmacist is more than just dispensing pills

  • Enterprise Architect 
    Median Annual Salary: $115,944
  • Enterprise Architect Salary
    An enterprise architect is a quintessential 21st century job

  • Corporate Counsel 
    Median Annual Salary: $115,580
  • Corporate Counsel Pay
    Corporate lawyers spend their careers focusing on legal issues businesses face

  • Software Development Manager 
    Median Annual Salary: $108,879
  • Software Development Manager
    The average age of a software development manager is 32 years old

  • Physician Assistant 
    Median Annual Salary: $108,761
  • Top 10 List
    PAs will be the second-fastest growing health profession in the next decade

  • Software Engineering Manager 
    Median Annual Salary: $107,479
  • Software Engineering Manager Fact
    A software engineering manager oversees a team of people who are working on the development or enhancement of new computer software

  • Nurse Practitioner 
    Median Annual Salary: $106,962
  • Nurse Practitioner
    Nurse practitioners are highly trained clinicians with advanced training who provide primary, acute, and speciality healthcare

  • Software Architect 
    Median Annual Salary: $105,329
  • Software Architect Salary
    A software architect is someone who makes high-level design choices and dictates technical standards to a team or company


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