10 Reasons to Stay in School: Highest Paying Jobs in the Country
Based on the latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 5 highest paying jobs in the country in 2016, based on average annual salary:
- Anesthesiologist ($258,100)
- Surgeon ($247,520)
- Oral and maxillofacial surgeon ($233,900)
- Obstetrician/gynecologist ($222,400)
- Orthodontist ($221,390)
If working on other people isn’t your thing, here are five other careers where you can make a pretty salty living:
- Petroleum engineer ($149,590)
- Computer information and systems manager ($141,000)
- Marketing manager ($140,660)
- Lawyer ($136,260)
- Public relations and fundraising manager ($119,390)
The low end of the scale found dry cleaners, taxi drivers, and food service's yearly salaries in the low $20,000's.
Good reason to stay in school?