High Salary Careers

Money is perhaps the greatest motivating factor in a job. It is this money that makes people select a particular career. Here is a list of high salary careers.
| Monday, November 17, 2008
For a successful career it is imperative that you identify your area of interest along with a genuine analysis of your skills and the qualifications needed to work in your chosen area of interest. Different people are differently skilled; some may enjoy working independently while others may fancy themselves to be people persons. Some may be introvert while others may be gregarious. Some may think they possess managerial skills while others may want to start of their own business. Proper selection will not only allow people to experience different challenges in the chosen career but also help them to bring enjoyment in their jobs.

Getting information about the job and what it entails along with the educational requirements is just some of important things in choosing careers. One of the most important factors in career selection besides the enjoyment of the job is the money earned through it. Earning potential of different careers is also largely responsible for attracting individuals and can help people decide what career to choose.

List of High Salary Paying Careers or Jobs
  • Air traffic controller with a salary of $100,430
  • Airline Pilot with a salary of $134,090
  • Anesthesiologist with a salary of $174,610
  • Business Analyst, computer software with a salary of $50,727
  • Computer specialist with a salary of $59,480
  • Computer and information systems manager with a salary of $100,110
  • Computer technical support specialist with a salary of $67,689
  • Chief Executive Officer with a salary of $140,880
  • Dentist with a salary of $132,660
  • Dental hygienist with a salary of $59,790
  • Engineering manager with a salary of $140,210
  • Elevator installer and repairer with a salary of $58,710
  • Electrical Engineer with a salary of $54,400
  • Family or general practitioner with a salary of $137,980
  • Funeral home director with a salary of $79,517
  • First-line supervisor/manager of police and detective with a salary of $64,430
  • First-line supervisor/manager of fire fighting and prevention worker with a salary of $58,920
  • Forensic Computer Analyst with a salary of $51,852
  • Financial Advisor with a salary of $66,000
  • Gaming manager with a salary of $64,880
  • Industrial production manager with a salary of $73,000
  • Investment Banking Analyst with a salary of $59,090
  • Internist with a salary of $156,790
  • Junior Associate Lawyer with a salary of $52,770
  • Lawyer with a salary of $110,590
  • Nuclear power reactor operator with a salary of $64,090
  • Non-retail supervisors/manager with a salary of $59,300
  • Nuclear technician with a salary of $59,200
  • Nuclear medicine technologist with a salary of $56,450
  • Nurse practitioner with a salary of $67,170
  • OB/GYN with a salary of $174,610
  • Operations manager with a salary of $77,839
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgeon with a salary of $169,600
  • Orthodontist with a salary of $153,240
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative with a salary of $51,100
  • Paralegal to an attorney with a salary of $54,000
  • Psychiatrist with a salary of $151,380
  • Pediatrician with a salary of $140,000
  • Power plant distributor/ dispatcher with a salary of $57,330
  • Physical Therapist with a salary of $52,580
  • Podiatrist with a salary of $111,130
  • Personal Trainer with a salary of $50,000
  • Prosthodontist with a salary of $156,710
  • Physician/surgeon, all other with a salary of $137,100
  • Radiation therapist with a salary of $57,700
  • Real estate broker with a salary of $58,720
  • Sales representative, various products with a salary of $58,580
  • Software Engineer with a salary of $56,780
  • Surgeon with a salary of $181,850
  • Storage and distribution manager with a salary of $69,898
  • Transportation manager with a salary of $72,662
  • Veterinarian with a salary of $59,090
These salaries offered for different careers are also dependent on the level of expertise and experience of the individual concerned. Many of these careers require extensive and advanced training and most of them require college degree along with professional school or graduate school training. This means many of these career choices also require a certain amount of investment. While considerable time period may be required in getting the requisite knowledge and experience these career choices continue to provide high pay as the individual grows in experience.
   
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