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Highest Paying Jobs In United States 2011

Earning six digits Looking for a bigger paycheck? If you’re not in the medical industry, you’re pretty much out of luck. To make the most money, your best bet is to go down the medical path, provided

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Looking for a bigger paycheck? If you’re not in the medical industry, you’re pretty much out of luck. To make the most money, your best bet is to go down the medical path, provided you are willing to participate in the many years of required training and education. Also, before getting too green-eyed, realize that one year in school is one year taken away from building your career. Overall, to do well, note the specialization of each of the top 24 highest-paying careers per the U.S. Department of Labor -- finding your niche and becoming the best certainly pays dividends.

The top 24 according to the U.S. Department of Labor:

Surgeon: $181,850

Anesthesiologist: $174,610

OB/GYN: $174,610

Oral and maxillofacial surgeon: $169,600

Internist: $156,790

Prosthodontist: $156,710

Orthodontist: $153,240

Psychiatrist: $151,380

Chief Executive Officer: $140,880

Engineering Manager: $140,210

Pediatrician: $140,000

Family or general practitioner: $137,980

Physician/surgeon, all other: $137,100

Airline Pilot: $134,090

Dentist: $132,660

Podiatrist: $111,130

Lawyer: $110,590

Dentist, any other specialist: $106,040

Air Traffic Controller: $100,430

Computer and Information Systems Manager: $100,110

Marketing Manager: $100,020

Natural Sciences Manager: $97,560

Sales Manager: $96,950

Astronomer: $96,780

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