Highest paying occupations in the U.S. 2018

This statistic shows the highest paying occupations in the United States as of May 2018, by mean annual pay. In 2018, the mean annual pay for psychiatrists was at 220,380 U.S. dollars in the United States.

Highest paying occupations in the United States as of May 2018, by mean annual pay

Mean annual pay in U.S. dollars
Anesthesiologists267,020
Surgeons 255,110
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 242,370
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 238,320
Orthodontists 225,760
Psychiatrists 220,380
Family and General Practitioners 211,780
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 203,880
Chief Executives 200,140
Internists, General 196,490
Prosthodontists 191,400
Pediatricians, General 183,240
Dentists, All Other Specialists 178,800
Dentists, General 175,840
Nurse Anesthetists 174,790
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 169,560
Petroleum Engineers 156,370
Computer and Information Systems Managers 152,860
Architectural and Engineering Managers 148,970
Podiatrists 148,220
Marketing Managers 147,240
Financial Managers 146,830
Lawyers 144,230
Sales Managers140,320
Natural Sciences Managers 139,680
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 2018

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