Best High Paying Careers

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1. Surgeon

Surgeon

Surgeon

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$252k
Growth
+14.4%
Satisfaction
4.3 / 5

A procedure is considered surgical when it involves the cutting of a patient's tissues or closure of a previously sustained wound.

2. Gynecologist

Gynecologist

Gynecologist

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$235k
Growth
+15.2%
Satisfaction
4.5 / 5

A gynecologist is a medical doctor that specializes in women's reproductive systems.

3. Judge

Judge

Judge

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$121k
Growth
+5.6%
Satisfaction
4.2 / 5

Judges apply the law to court cases and oversee the legal process in courts.

4. Pediatrician

Pediatrician

Pediatrician

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$188k
Growth
+15.2%
Satisfaction
4.1 / 5

Derived from the Greek words pais, meaning child, and iatros, which means doctor or healer, a pediatrician is a medical professional who specializes in providing medical care to children.

5. Neurosurgeon

Neurosurgeon

Neurosurgeon

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$252k
Growth
+14.4%
Satisfaction
4.3 / 5

A neurosurgeon is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system.

6. Anesthesiologist

Anesthesiologist

Anesthesiologist

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$266k
Growth
+15.5%
Satisfaction
3.8 / 5

An anesthesiologist is a medical doctor who keeps a patient comfortable, safe and pain-free during surgery by administering local or general anesthetic.

7. Sports Scout

Sports Scout

Sports Scout

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$43k
Growth
+12.9%
Satisfaction
4.1 / 5

A sports scout is a member of the professional and university-level sporting community that helps teams and organizations find the best athletes in the world.

8. Astronomer

Astronomer

Astronomer

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$110k
Growth
+10%
Satisfaction
4.0 / 5

The study of astronomy is the oldest of the natural sciences.

9. Chief Executive

Chief Executive

Chief Executive

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$82k
Growth
-3.9%
Satisfaction
3.9 / 5

A chief executive is someone who devises strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals.

10. DJ

DJ

DJ

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$95k
Growth
+2.6%
Satisfaction
4.1 / 5

DJ is the short form for disc jockey.