25 of the Highest-Paying Jobs in America Right Now

April 7, 2016

6:36 pm

Your career is going to be one of the most important decisions you make in life. Not only is it your career, it’s also everything you do in preparation before actually getting your career in place and going – such as picking a school, picking something to study, and determining where you might eventually move to for your job.

Yes, there is a lot to think about when it comes to job choices, but the most important decision for nearly everyone is the amount of pay. Unfortunately, few people now have a job that they really enjoy, and at the end of the day, many careers are simply jobs to get the bills paid. Through the power of the Internet you can find information on just about anything – including information on future jobs that work best for you.

For example, if you were in college right now and wanted to find a high-paying job right after graduation, it would make perfect sense for you to start looking up the highest-paying college majors online. One such site for finding job related information is Glassdoor, who recently came out with their top 25 highest-paying jobs in America for 2016.

Below the data chart below, you will also find a visual infographic of the full top 25 highest-paying jobs list which also includes additional tips, resources and stats about finding a high-paying job in today’s world.

Highest Paying Jobs in America

1. Physician

  • Median Base Salary: $180,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 2,064

2. Lawyer

  • Median Base Salary: $144,500
  • Number of Job Openings: 995

3. Research & Development Manager

  • Median Base Salary: $142,120
  • Number of Job Openings: 112

4. Software Development Manager

  • Median Base Salary: $132,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 3,495

5. Pharmacy Manager

  • Median Base Salary: $130,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,766

6. Strategy Manager

  • Median Base Salary: $130,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 701

7. Software Architect

  • Median Base Salary: $128,250
  • Number of Job Openings: 655

8. Integrated Circuit Designer Engineer

  • Median Base Salary: $127,500
  • Number of Job Openings: 165

9. IT Manager

  • Median Base Salary: $120,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 3,152

10. Solutions Architect

  • Median Base Salary: $120,000
  • Number of Job Openings: 2,838

To view the full list, visit Glassdoor.

25 Highest Paying Jobs in America Infographic

Source: http://zacjohnson.com/25-highest-paying-jobs-america-2016/

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