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

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OCCUPATION 2018 MEDIAN PAY

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

Obstetricians and gynecologists

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

Psychiatrists

$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

Orthodontists

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

Family and general practitioners

$line_item_note$201,100 per year

Physicians and surgeons, all other

$line_item_note$200,890 per year

Internists, general

$line_item_note$194,500 per year

Chief executives

$line_item_note$189,600 per year

Prosthodontists

$line_item_note$176,540 per year

Pediatricians, general

$line_item_note$170,560 per year

Nurse anesthetists

$line_item_note$167,950 per year

Dentists, general

$line_item_note$151,850 per year

Dentists, all other specialists

$line_item_note$146,970 per year

Computer and information systems managers

$line_item_note$142,530 per year

Architectural and engineering managers

$line_item_note$140,760 per year

Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers

$line_item_note$140,340 per year

Petroleum engineers

$line_item_note$137,170 per year

Marketing managers

$line_item_note$134,290 per year

Last Modified Date: Friday, April 12, 2019