25 Highest Paying Jobs in America

  1. 1Physician
    $187,876Median Base Salary
    7,770Job Openings
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  2. 2Pharmacy Manager
    Pharmacy Manager
    $149,064Median Base Salary
    2,370Job Openings
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  3. 3Patent Attorney
    Patent Attorney
    $139,272Median Base Salary
    525Job Openings
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  4. 4Medical Science Liaison
    Medical Science Liaison
    $132,842Median Base Salary
    391Job Openings
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  5. 5Pharmacist
  6. 6Enterprise Architect
  7. 7Physician Assistant
  8. 8Applications Development Manager
    Applications Development Manager
    $112,045Median Base Salary
    516Job Openings
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  9. 9R&D Manager
    R&D Manager
    $111,905Median Base Salary
    185Job Openings
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  10. 10Corporate Controller
  11. 11Software Engineering Manager
    Software Engineering Manager
    $109,350Median Base Salary
    1,011Job Openings
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  12. 12IT Architect
  13. 13Software Architect
    Software Architect
    $104,754Median Base Salary
    1,147Job Openings
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  14. 14Nurse Practitioner
    Nurse Practitioner
    $104,144Median Base Salary
    12,566Job Openings
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  15. 15Solutions Architect
    Solutions Architect
    $102,678Median Base Salary
    4,174Job Openings
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  16. 16Data Architect
    Data Architect
    $102,091Median Base Salary
    1,438Job Openings
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  17. 17Actuary
    $99,507Median Base Salary
    463Job Openings
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  18. 18IT Program Manager
    IT Program Manager
    $98,883Median Base Salary
    250Job Openings
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  19. 19UX Manager
    UX Manager
    $98,353Median Base Salary
    263Job Openings
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  20. 20Systems Architect
    Systems Architect
    $97,873Median Base Salary
    1,167Job Openings
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  21. 21Plant Manager
    Plant Manager
    $97,189Median Base Salary
    1,286Job Openings
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  22. 22Scrum Master
    Scrum Master
    $95,167Median Base Salary
    2,072Job Openings
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  23. 23Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
  24. 24Nuclear Engineer
  25. 25Attorney
    $94,695Median Base Salary
    1,010Job Openings
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Methodology: For a job title to be considered for Glassdoor’s 25 Highest Paying Jobs in America report, job titles must receive at least 100 salary reports shared by U.S.-based employees over the past year (2/1/16 – 1/31/17). To ensure the most reliable median base salary for all job titles, Glassdoor also applies a proprietary statistical algorithm to estimate annual median base pay, which controls for factors such as location and seniority. The number of job openings per job title represents active job listings on Glassdoor as of 1/31/17. This report takes into account job title normalization that groups similar job titles. C-suite level jobs were excluded from this report.