Highest Paying Jobs

By Recruiting Specialist

Highest Paying JobsJob satisfaction, job security, a great boss, and a thriving workplace environment: what more could anyone ask for? A job that pays well, of course. Here are the highest paying jobs and their average salaries, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics.

OccupationMedian Annual Wages
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons greater than $166,400
Orthodontists greater than $166,400
Prosthodontists greater than $166,400
Physicians and surgeons greater than $166,400
Chief executives $158,560
Dentists, general $142,870
Dentists, all other specialists $137,970
Engineering managers $115,270
Podiatrists $113,560
Natural sciences managers $112,800
Computer and information systems managers $112,210
Air traffic controllers $111,870
Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers $111,680
Lawyers $110,590
Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates $110,220
Marketing managers $108,580
Petroleum engineers $108,020
Pharmacists $106,410
Political scientists $104,130
Physicists $102,890
Astronomers $101,300
Financial managers $99,330
Computer and information scientists, research $97,970
Computer hardware engineers $97,400
Sales managers $97,260