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What are the Highest Paying Jobs in the US? - Employment Top 30

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We have gathered the list. Years later and it is still dominated by doctors. The top 30 according to a May 2014 United States Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates survey. The Bureau of Labor took data from more than 1 million business' to compile this data:

30. Physicists

Mean annual pay: $117,300

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 16,790

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 10%

29. Pharmacists

Mean annual pay: $118,470

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 290,780

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 14%

28. Compensation and Benefits Managers

Mean annual pay: $118,670

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 16,380

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 3%

27. Air Traffic Controllers

Mean annual pay: $118,780

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 22,860

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 1%

26. Sales Managers

Mean annual pay: $126,040

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 358,920

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 8%

25. Law Professors

Mean annual pay: $126,270

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 15,990

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 19%

24. Financial Managers

Mean annual pay: $130,230

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 518,030

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 9%

23. Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

Mean annual pay: $131,760

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 75,760

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): -1%

22. Lawyers

Mean annual pay: $133,470

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 603,310

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 10%

21. Computer and Information Systems Managers

Mean annual pay: $136,280

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 330,360

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 15%

20. Natural Sciences Manager

Mean annual pay: $136,450

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 53,290

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 6%

19. Marketing Managers

Mean annual pay: $137,400

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 184,490

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 12%

18. Podiatrists

Mean annual pay: $137,480

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 8,910

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 23%

17. Architectural and Engineering Managers

Mean annual pay: $138,720

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 179,320

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 7%

16. Prosthodontists

Mean annual pay: $142,830

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 630

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 16%

15. Petroleum Engineers

Mean annual pay: $147,520

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 33,740

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 26%

14. Nurse Anesthetists

Mean annual pay: $158,900

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 36,590

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 31%

13. Dentists (general)

Mean annual pay: $166,810

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 97,990

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 16%

12. Dentists (all other specialists)

Mean annual pay: $168,580

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 5,450

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 16%

11. Pediatricians (general)

Mean annual pay: $175,400

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 31,010

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 18%

10. Chief Executives

Mean annual pay*: $180,700

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 248,760

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 11%

9. Psychiatrists

Mean annual pay: $182,700

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 25,080

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 18%

8. Family and General Practitioners

Mean annual pay: $186,320

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 124,810

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 18%

7. Physicians and Surgeons (all other)

Mean annual pay: $189,760

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 311,320

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 18%

6. General Internists

Mean annual pay: $190,530

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 48,390

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 18%

5. Orthodontists

Mean annual pay: $201,030

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 6,190

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 16%

4. Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Mean annual pay: $214,750

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 21,740

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 18%

3. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Mean annual pay: $219,600

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 5,120

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 16%

2. Surgeons

Mean annual pay: $240,440

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 41,070

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 18%

1. Anesthesiologists

Mean annual pay: $246,320

Number of people who hold this job in the US: 30,060

Projected growth (2012 - 2022): 18%

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