The Highest Paid Jobs in the US
There is a reason Jewish Mothers want their Princess to marry a Doctor… they make BANK. Most of the highest paid jobs in the USA are Doctors and others in the medical field, as a matter of fact on a list of the Top Ten Highest Paid Jobs In USA, the list would read “1-7: Doctor” because seven of the 10 best-paying jobs in the USA are in the healthcare industry. Keep reading if you’re dreaming of that summer house in the Hamptons, but remember a job you love to do will make you much happier in the long run.
Doctors and Surgeons
Average Salary $236k | Training 11+ years | Projected Growth by 2022: 18%
If you’ve got brains and money to get through medical school, you’ll have cash register bells in your future. Of all the medical professionals, it is said that anesthesiologists have the best work/life balance AND take home the most coin, with average salary of $250k. Other options are surgeon ($240k), ob/gyn ($215k), family/general practitioners ($187k), pediatricians ($175k).
But there is a price to pay, many long, expensive and difficult years of schooling, 3-8 years of physically grueling residency work, and the lifestyle of working long hard hours and being on call constantly.