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50 Highest Paying Careers and Occupations

Making a career choice can be very tricky and confusing due to the many considerations that have to be made. Apart from considering the career opportunities, individual interests and passion, another important factor to be considered are how sustainable its earnings are.

However, financial remunerations are not the only relevant considerations when choosing a career path; other necessary factors include growth opportunities, bonus pay, pensions and retirements packages, vacation time, and health insurance benefits among others.

We present to you the highest paying careers and occupations of 2018, with their hourly wage and annual salary figures.
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# Occupation Hourly Wage Annual Wage
1 Anesthesiologists $127.88 $266,000
2 Surgeons $121.10 $251,900
3 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons $116.70 $242,700
4 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $113.10 $235,200
5 Orthodontists $110.28 $229,400
6 Psychiatrists $103.89 $216,100
7 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $101.63 $211,400
8 Family and General Practitioners $100.27 $208,600
9 Dentists, All Other Specialists $96.15 $200,000
10 Internists, General $95.37 $198,400
11 Prosthodontists $94.69 $197,000
12 Chief Executives $94.25 $196,100
13 Pediatricians, General $90.16 $187,500
14 Dentists, General $83.71 $174,100
15 Nurse Anesthetists $81.47 $169,500
16 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers N/A $161,300
17 Petroleum Engineers $74.41 $154,800
18 Computer and Information Systems Managers $71.99 $149,700
19 Podiatrists $71.38 $148,500
20 Architectural and Engineering Managers $70.33 $146,300
21 Marketing Managers $70.01 $145,600
22 Financial Managers $69.01 $143,500
23 Lawyers $68.22 $141,900
24 Sales Managers $66.18 $137,700

 

 

25 Natural Sciences Managers $64.26 $133,700
26 Compensation and Benefits Managers $62.50 $130,000
27 Law Teachers, Postsecondary N/A $129,800
28 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $61.39 $127,700
29 Personal Financial Advisors $59.68 $124,100
30 Advertising and Promotions Managers $59.56 $123,900
31 Human Resources Managers $59.38 $123,500
32 General and Operations Managers $59.35 $123,500
33 Physicists $59.17 $123,100
34 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary N/A $122,900
35 Purchasing Managers $58.56 $121,800
36 Pharmacists $58.52 $121,700
37 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $58.20 $121,100
38 Air Traffic Controllers $57.82 $120,300
39 Computer Hardware Engineers $57.52 $119,700
40 Computer and Information Research Scientists $57.49 $119,600
41 Optometrists $57.26 $119,100
42 Training and Development Managers $56.58 $117,700
43 Aerospace Engineers $55.43 $115,300
44 Actuaries $55.21 $114,900
45 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary N/A $114,800
46 Managers, All Other $54.41 $113,200
47 Economists $54.16 $112,700
48 Chemical Engineers $54.05 $112,400
49 Software Developers, Systems Software $53.74 $111,800
50 Medical and Health Services Managers $53.69 $111,700

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