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America’s Top Paying Jobs

You must have had some headaches when deciding what course to take in college. Choosing a career may seem easy, but it is not. If you are about to join college, keep in mind that the course you take will determine your career. By extension, it will determine your salary, lifestyle, and satisfaction in life.  To help you out, we have a list of the top paying jobs in America. 

“Every job from the heart is, ultimately, of equal value. The nurse injects the syringe; the writer slides the pen; the farmer plows the dirt; the comedian draws the laughter. Monetary income is the perfect deceiver of a man’s true worth.”  ― Criss Jami 


Average annual pay: $119,270

Projected growth: 3%

Although medical professionals are promoting the consumption of healthy foods and lead healthy lifestyles, most people are stubborn to follow a health regimen. People will always fall sick, so pharmacists are always on demand. 

Aspiring pharmacists need to complete two years of undergraduate study before attaining their Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from a pharmacy school. They also need to obtain licensure by passing the North American Pharmacist Licensure Exam.

 Marketing and Sales Manager

Average annual pay: $130,400

Projected growth: 5%

With the ever-growing development of social media and the Internet, the scope of being a marketing and sales manager is evolving. Since the emergence of online businesses and eCommerce, the demand for marketing and sales managers ha skyrocketed. For you to become an effective marketing and sales manager, you need to have a degree in business administration or MBA. Sales managers in the financial industry make an average of $148,000, manufacturing and wholesale sales managers earn an average of $118,000, while their folks in retail earn $81,000.


Average annual pay: $136,260

Projected growth: 7%

If you are a workaholic and you love laws, consider being a lawyer. The world is in need of more lawyers, so lawyers remain among the most in-demand jobs globally. However, you also need to prepare to sacrifice your personal time if you do manage to take this job. Being a lawyer requires you to work for God-knows-how-long preparing documents and legalities before hearings.

 Airline Pilot, Copilot And Flight Engineer

Average annual pay: $136,400

Projected growth: 5%

airlineIf you are interested in aircraft and flights, being an airline pilot is a great fit for you.

However, before you finally reach the zenith of your glory in the sky, you need to undergo rigorous training and extensive learning about aviationYou need to have a bachelor’s degree in aircraft operations, aviation, aeronautical engineering, or a related field, two months of ground training and more than 1,500 hours of flight experience. Although this has become one of the most dangerous jobs to take, it is also one of the most rewarding jobs. 

 Computer Related Jobs

Average annual pay: $141,000

Projected growth: 15%

In this ever-growing digital world where everything is obtained and accomplished in just a matter of clicks, there is demand for computer experts such as programmers, web, software, and mobile developers, systems analysts, and network administrators. Therefore, if you’re passionate about computers in general, consider one of these jobs. 


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