We’ve seen some of the most highest paying jobs in America this year and the most frequently asked question by most is will they still be the highest paying jobs next year as well? Answering that to some extent, we have researched a list of most expected top 10 highest paying jobs in the United States in 2014.
Some people are fortunate enough to have a high-paying job that gives is rewarding in ways other than the financial as well. While most of us can only dream of having such a perfect job, it might help to have an awareness of some of the best paying jobs around in order to have a goal to work towards. Here then is a list of some of the most expected top paying jobs in the United States in 2014.
Average salary per year: $124,160
These professionals basically apply psychology principles to the work environment. They commonly work in human resources departments, administrative services, management, and sales and marketing. Most such tasks also involve working to improve the productivity of the workforce.
9:Computer and Information Systems Managers
Average salary per year: $125,660
These professionals are typically tasked with overseeing data processing, systems analysis, and computer programming. They are also often responsible for the IT services of an organization. A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field is a common prerequisite for such positions, and most candidates are required to have five years of work experience.
Average salary per year: $126,190
Marketing managers are typically tasked with the overseeing, planning, and implementation of marketing programs. They also often have a primary role in shaping the marketing policies of organizations. Although a college degree is not an essential prerequisite, a bachelor’s degree may give a candidate the edge to be accepted.
7:Natural Science Managers
Average salary per year: $128,230
These professionals are usually involves in the planning, directing or coordinating of activities related to the sciences. There are numerous career opportunities for such professionals, encompassing the fields of economics, research and development, and government.
6. Architectural and Engineering Managers
Average salary per year: $129,350
Architectural and engineering managers typically work in architecture and engineering related fields. They may also be involved in research and development for such industries. Common prerequisites for such positions include a bachelor’s degree and five years of work experience.
Average salary per year: $130,490
There are numerous career opportunities for lawyers in nearly all areas of commerce and industry. Not all lawyers work in criminal prosecution, and a significant number work within companies as part of the legal department.
4. Petroleum Engineer
Average salary per year: $138,980
These professionals work in various areas of the oil industry. Common tasks include developing oil and gas extraction programs, tool design and modification, and managing drilling operations.
3. Chief Executive Officers
Average salary per year: $176,550
In Europe, CEOs have the highest paying jobs of all, but such professionals only rank number three in the United States. Nevertheless, the position is equally crucial, and such professionals are responsible with virtually every aspect of a company’s performance and operations.
2. Orthodontists and Dentists
Average salary per year: $161,750-$204,670
Dentists and orthodontists are some of the highest-paid professionals in the United States today. A highly specialized field, dentistry and orthodontic medicine are essential for everyone, which makes them some of the most in-demand medical professionals around.
1. Doctors and Surgeons
Average salary per year: $168,650-$234,950
At the top of the list are doctors and surgeons. These positions provide numerous career opportunities for qualified candidates, and they may work in general practice, medical care, industry, and even government.