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Show me the money! U.S. News and World Report names top 25 highest paying jobs

Show me the money! U.S. News and World Report names top 25 highest paying jobs
Posted at 1:20 PM, Mar 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-31 16:20:35-04

Ever look at someone with their big house or fancy car and think, "What do they do for a living?"  Maybe they have one of these professions.

U.S. News and World Report ranked the best jobs for 2017.  One of the categories is of course, best paying. Yes, the top ten highest paying professions on the list are doctors and dentists, but overall it's a pretty diverse mix of professions.  

Second career anyone?

  1. Anesthesiologist $187,200 
  2. Surgeon $187,200 
  3. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon $187,200 
  4. Obstetrician and Gynecologist $187,200
  5. Orthodontist $187,200
  6. Physician  $187,200
  7. Psychiatrist  $187,200
  8. Pediatrician $170,300
  9. Dentist $152,700 
  10. Prosthodontist $119,740
  11. Nurse Anesthetist $157,140 
  12. Petroleum Engineer $129,990
  13. IT Manager $131,600
  14. Marketing Manager $128,750
  15. Lawyer $115,820
  16. Podiatrist $119,340
  17. Financial Manager $117,990 
  18. Sales Manager $113,860
  19. Business Operations Manager $97,730
  20. Pharmacist $121,500
  21. Financial Advisor $89,160 
  22. Optometrist $103,900
  23. Mathematician $111,110
  24. Actuary $97,070 
  25. Medical and Health Services Manager $94,500 

(Number is the median salary of that profession)