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These Are The 25 Best-Paying Jobs In America For 2020

With an average salary of $208,000, Anesthesiologist tops the list of best-paying jobs in America for 2020, according to a new U.S. News ranking. That is followed by surgeons; obstetricians and gynecologists; obstetricians and Gynecologists; and orthodontists. Fourteen of the 25 best-paying jobs in America for 2020 are in healthcare.

Careers are subjective: If you are a health professional or looking for a job in that field, 2020 may be the year for you. A psychiatrist comes in at No. 6, followed by Physician at No. 7.

Prosthodontist, Pediatrician, and Nurse Anesthetist round out the top ten jobs with the highest earning power. To assemble and rank this list of the best-paying jobs in America for 2020, U.S. News examined the annual mean salary of each job included on its 2020 Best Paying Jobs list and then compared them to the cities that had the most available positions in those areas. Jobs are then scored using seven component measures: 10-year growth volume, 10-year growth percentage, median salary, employment rate, future job prospects, stress level and work-life balance. Salaries were taken from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  1. Anesthesiologist
    Median Salary: $208,000
    Education needed: Doctorate
  2. Surgeon
    Median Salary: $208,000
    Education needed: Doctorate
  3. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
    Median Salary: $208,000
    Education needed: Doctorate
  4. Obstetrician and Gynecologist
    Median Salary: $208,000
    Education needed: Doctorate
  5. Orthodontist
    Median Salary: $208,000
    Education needed: Doctorate
  6. Psychiatrist
    Median Salary: $208,000
    Education needed: Doctorate
  7. Physician
    Median Salary: $194,500
    Education needed: Doctorate
  8. Prosthodontist
    Median Salary: $176,540
    Education needed: Doctorate
  9. Pediatrician
    Median Salary: $170,560
    Education needed: Doctorate
  10. Nurse Anesthetist
    Median Salary: $167,950
    Education needed: Master’s
  11. Dentist
    Median Salary: $151,850
    Education needed: Doctorate
  12. IT Managers
    Median Salary: $142,530
    Education needed: Bachelor’s
  13. Petroleum Engineer
    Median Salary: $137,170
    Education needed: Bachelor’s
  14. Marketing Managers
    Median Salary: $134,290
    Education needed: Bachelor’s
  15. Podiatrist
    Median Salary: $129,550
    Education needed: Doctorate
  16. Financial Managers
    Median Salary: $127,990
    Education needed: Bachelor’s
  17. Pilot
    Median Salary: $115,670
    Education needed: Bachelor’s
  18. Lawyer
    Median Salary: $120,910
    Education needed: Doctorate
  19. Sales Managers
    Median Salary: $124,220
    Education needed: Bachelor’s
  20. Business Operations Manager
    Median Salary: $100,930
    Education needed: Bachelor’s
  21. Pharmacist
    Median Salary: $126,120
    Education needed: Doctorate
  22. Political Scientist
    Median Salary: $117,570
    Education needed: Master’s
  23. Optometrist
    Median Salary: $111,790
    Education needed: Doctorate
  24. Actuary
    Median Salary: $102,880
    Education needed: Bachelor’s
  25. Financial Advisor
    Median Salary: $88,890
    Education needed: Bachelor’s


Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals.
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