These Are The Highest-Paying Jobs In The United States Right Now, 2016

These Are The Highest-Paying Jobs In The United States Right Now, 2016

To identify the highest-paying jobs in the United States, CEOWORLD magazine reviewed occupational employment and Wwage estimates data from  the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). We put together this list of the highest-paying jobs in the US by median annual salary and projected growth.

The highest-paying job of all: Anesthesiologist.

The report also shows the top 10 highest paying jobs in the U.S includes 9 medical specialties roles.

Anesthesiologist have the highest paying roles of all with a mean annual pay of $258,100 and nd 14% projected growth on offer, followed by just under $247,520 for a surgeon (No. 2), $233,900 for a Oral/maxillofacial surgeon (No. 3), and just under $222,400 for a Obstetrician and gynecologist (No. 4), the report finds.

These are the 37 Highest-Paying Jobs In The United States for 2016

37. Computer and information research scientist
Mean annual pay: $115,580
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 25,510
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 11%

36. Optometrist
Mean annual pay: $115,750
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 35,300
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 27%

35. Judge, magistrate judge, or magistrate
Mean annual pay: $116,100
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 29,020
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): -1%

34. Human resources manager
Mean annual pay: $117,080
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 122,780
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 9%

33. Personal financial adviser
Mean annual pay: $118,050
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 197,580
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 30%

32. Physicist
Mean annual pay: $118,500
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 15,650
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 7%

31. Air traffic controller
Mean annual pay: $118,740
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 23,130
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): -9%

30. Pharmacist
Mean annual pay: $119,270
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 295,620
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 3%

29. Public relations or fundraising manager
Mean annual pay: $119,390
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 60,380
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 7%

28. General or operations manager
Mean annual pay: $119,460
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 2,145,140
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 6%

27. Compensation and benefits manager
Mean annual pay: $121,630
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 15,930
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 6%

26. Law professor
Mean annual pay: $126,230
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 16,430
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 13%

25. Sales manager
Mean annual pay: $130,400
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 364,750
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 5%

24. Financial manager
Mean annual pay: $134,300
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 531,120
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 7%

23. Podiatrist
Mean annual pay: $136,180
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 9,500
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 14%

22. Lawyer
Mean annual pay: $136,260
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 609,930
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 6%

21. Airline pilot, copilot, or flight engineer
Mean annual pay: $136,400
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 81,350
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 5%

20. Natural sciences manager
Mean annual pay: $136,570
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 53,450
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 3%

19. Marketing manager
Mean annual pay: $140,660
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 192,890
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 9%

18. Computer and information systems manager
Mean annual pay: $141,000
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 341,250
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 15%

17. Architectural or engineering manager
Mean annual pay: $141,650
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 179,770
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 2%

16. Petroleum engineer
Mean annual pay: $149,590
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 34,600
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 10%

15. Nurse anesthetist
Mean annual pay: $160,250
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 39,410
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 31%

14. Prosthodontist
Mean annual pay: $161,020
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 710
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 18%

13. Dentist (all other specialties)
Mean annual pay: $171,040
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 5,550
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 18%

12. Dentist (general)
Mean annual pay: $172,350
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 100,080
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 18%

11. Pediatrician (general)
Mean annual pay: $183,180
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 28,660
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 14%

10. Chief executive
Mean annual pay: $185,850
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 238,940
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 6%

9. Family and general practitioner
Mean annual pay: $192,120
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 127,430
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 14%

8. Psychiatrist
Mean annual pay: $193,680
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 24,060
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 14%

7. General internist
Mean annual pay: $196,520
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 48,920
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 14 per cent

6. Physician or surgeon (all other)
Mean annual pay: $197,700
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 322,740
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 14%

5. Orthodontist
Mean annual pay: $221,390
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 5,410
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 18%

4. Obstetrician and gynecologist
Mean annual pay: $222,400
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 20,090
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 14%

3. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon
Mean annual pay: $233,900
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 5,000
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 18%

2. Surgeon
Mean annual pay: $247,520
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 41,600
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 14%

1. Anaesthesiologist
Mean annual pay: $258,100
Number of people who hold this job in the US: 29,220
Projected growth (2014 – 2024): 14%

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