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Highest-Paying Jobs in the US

The 25 Highest-Paying Jobs in America

No matter where you're at in life — young college fledgling, close to graduation, or well into your field — it's never too late to switch careers and try something new (not to mention, your degree need not necessarily align with your profession!). Maybe you've always envisioned becoming a product manager at a large tech company, or the creative director of some big-name brand à la Kanye. Good news: both jobs are on Glassdoor's list of the 25 highest-paying occupations in the country. See the full list ahead!

  1. Physician
  2. Median Base Salary: $180,000

  3. Lawyer
  4. Median Base Salary: $144,500

  5. Research & Development Manager
  6. Median Base Salary: $142,120

  7. Software Development Manager
  8. Median Base Salary: $132,000

  9. Pharmacy Manager
  10. Median Base Salary: $130,000

  11. Strategy Manager
  12. Median Base Salary: $130,000

  13. Software Architect
  14. Median Base Salary: $128,250

  15. Integrated Circuit Designer Engineer
  16. Median Base Salary: $127,500

  17. IT Manager
  18. Median Base Salary: $120,000

  19. Solutions Architect
  20. Median Base Salary: $120,000

  21. Engagement Manager
  22. Median Base Salary: $120,000

  23. Applications Development Manager
  24. Median Base Salary: $120,000

  25. Pharmacist
  26. Median Base Salary: $118,000

  27. Systems Architect
  28. Median Base Salary: $116,920

  29. Finance Manager
  30. Median Base Salary: $115,000

  31. Data Scientist
  32. Median Base Salary: $115,000

  33. Risk Manager
  34. Median Base Salary: $115,000

  35. Creative Director
  36. Median Base Salary: $115,000

  37. Actuary
  38. Median Base Salary: $115,000

  39. Data Architect
  40. Median Base Salary: $113,000

  41. Tax Manager
  42. Median Base Salary: $110,000

  43. Product Manager
  44. Median Base Salary: $107,000

  45. Design Manager
  46. Median Base Salary: $106,500

  47. Analytics Manager
  48. Median Base Salary: $106,000

  49. Information Systems Manager
  50. Median Base Salary: $106,000

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