50 Highest Paying Careers in USA(2023)

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Below is a list of top 50 highest paying careers in USA 2023:

  1. Cardiologists

The average annual salary for cardiologists is $353,970. They are doctors who have extra education and training in diagnosing and treating heart conditions.

  1. Anaesthesiologists

They are paid an average salary of $331,190 annually. Their work is to assist the patients by giving them medication so they don’t feel pain during surgery.

  1. Oral and maxillofacial Surgeons

The average annual salary for such surgeons $311,460, they diagnose diseases affecting the hard and soft tissues of the mouth, jaws, face and neck.

  1. Emergency medicine physicians

The average annual salary $310,640. They carry out assessment and treatment of patients with serious life-threatening illnesses and injuries.

  1. Orthopaedic surgeons

The average annual salary is $306,220. They are experts with extensive training in proper diagnosis and both non-surgical treatment of injuries and diseases the bones, tendons etc.

  1. Dermatologists

They are paid a salary of $302,740 annually. They treat disease affecting the skin and come up with treatments and products to help cure and maintain the skin in a natural way.

  1. Radiologists

They are paid an average salary of $301,720 annually. They specialize in treating injuries using imaging technology.

  1. Obstetricians

They receive an average salary of $191,931 annually. They provide care during pregnancy and after birth.

  1. Gynaecologists

They manage the conditions that affect the female reproductive system. They annually earn $307,900.

  1. 10. Paediatric surgeons

Their average salary is $209,000 in a year. Their work is to treat children from birth through the late adolescence.

  1. Ophthalmologists

They receive an annual salary of $197,500 in a year. They are medical or osteopathic doctor who specializes in eye and vision care.

  1. Neurologists

The average salary they receive is $241,000 in a year. The diagnose diseases that affect the brain.

  1. Orthodontists

They annually receive a salary of $208,000 and above. They are responsible for diagnosing and offering treatment to jaws and teeth irregularities.

  1. Pathologists

They are responsible for examining the body tissues. They earn an average salary of $298,169 annually.

  1. Psychiatrists

They are responsible for treating mental and preventing mental, emotional and behavioural disorders etc. They annually earn an average of $212,500.

  1. Site Reliability Engineer

They earn an average of $134,840 annually

  1. Chief Executives Officers

They are responsible in making decisions for a company and ensuring it runs smoothly. They annually earn an average of $112,591.

  1. 18. Dentists

They deal with oral health. Poor oral hygiene can cause many other diseases including cardiovascular diseases. Their jobs require many years of schooling and very few people are cut out for looking in mouths all day. The average salary for a dentist is $125,464 per annum.

  1. Airline Pilots

They receive an average salary of $163,801 and above annually. They fly airplanes.

  1. Information System managers

Their average salary in a year is $105,468 and above in a year. Their work is to design, manage and monitor systems etc.

  1. Architectural Engineers

Their average salary starts from $72,542 to $400,000 annually. They design buildings and create a structure systems to maintain it.

  1. Petroleum Engineers

They earn an average of $147,456 annually. They assist in finding gas and oil for a country energy’s need.

  1. Judges

They decide cases brought to them in the court of law. They annually receive a salary of $205,100.

  1. Marketing managers

The average salary annually is $114,891 and above. They are responsible for promoting the company’s brand, developing and executing  plans.

  1. Sales Manager

A sales manager is someone with the skills to be a top sales person on their own, but with interpersonal and managerial skills to lead a team of sales people. They bring out the best in their team, they find and hire the right people and motivate them to higher goals.

  1. 26. Artificial Intelligence Manager

The annual average salary is &134,829. They are responsible for overall management and direction of all technical services and functions with artificial intelligence.

  1. IT program manager

They receive an average salary of $116,000 and above.  They are responsible for developing and overseeing different programs for employers.

  1. Java Developer.

They receive an annual salary of $119,730 annually. They are responsible for developing software and applications using java programming language.

  1. Pharmacist

The average salary is $147,000 and above. They develop medicine to treat different ailments.

  1. Nurse practitioner

They are responsible for taking care of the patients attended to by the doctors. They annually earn an average of $118,778.

  1. Actuary

They are responsible for analysing the financial cost of risk and uncertainty. They averagely earn $82,000 and above.

  1. Lawyer

They make laws, prepare and prosecute or defend a court action as an agent for another. The average salary the receive yearly is $127,000 and above.

  1. Operations Research analysts.

They receive and average annual salary of $64,000 and above.

  1. Veterinarian

They are responsible for treating and diagnosing animal diseases. They average salary they receive is $127,000 and above.

  1. Construction Manager

Their average salary annually is $84,185.

  1. Business Operations Manager

They are responsible in conducting and running the business. Their annual salary is $86,036 and above.

  1. Statistician

They earn an average salary of $76,880 annually and above.

  1. Database Administrator

They earn an average salary of $91,679 annually.

  1. Information Security Analyst

They receive a salary of $144,500 yearly.

  1. Financial Manager/Analyst

They are responsible in taking care of budget and determines revenue and expenditure. They receive an average salary of $72,000 and above.

  1. Software Developer

They are responsible for  developing and discovering new software. They receive an annual salary of $111,745.

  1. Physical Therapist.

They earn an average salary of $95,000 and above depending with expertise and experience.

  1. Mechanical Engineer

They are responsible in repairing vehicles and machines. They earn an average salary of $88,067 and above.

  1. Computer Systems Analysts

They earn an average salary is $99,270. They conduct in depth tests and analyse information and trends in the data to increase a system’s efficiency.

  1. Compliance Officer

They receive a salary of $66,666 in a year.

  1. Occupational Therapist

The average salary they receive is $100,490. They assist patients who have injuries, illnesses causing pain and those with disabilities etc.

  1. Chiropractor

These are the doctors who manipulate your spine and joints and relieve chronic pain. They do not perform surgery or prescribe medications. The Median salary for Chiropractors is $59,880 per month.

  1. Political Affairs Officer

They earn an average of $89,085 in a year.

  1. Application Developer

They receive an average salary of $86,181 annually.

  1. Environmental Health and Safety Officer

They earn an average of $88,684 yearly.