Highest paying occupations in the United States as of May 2017, by mean annual pay (in U.S. dollars)

Highest paying occupations in the U.S. 2017 This statistic shows the highest paying occupations in the United States as of May 2017, by mean annual pay. In 2017, the mean annual pay for psychiatrists was at 216,090 U.S. dollars in the United States.
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Mean annual pay in U.S. dollars
Anesthesiologists265,990
Surgeons 251,890
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 242,740
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 235,240
Orthodontists 229,380
Psychiatrists 216,090
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 211,390
Family and General Practitioners 208,560
Dentists, All Other Specialists 199,980
Internists, General 198,370
Prosthodontists 196,960
Chief Executives 196,050
Pediatricians, General 187,540
Dentists, General 174,110
Nurse Anesthetists 169,450
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 161,280
Petroleum Engineers 154,780
Computer and Information Systems Managers 149,730
Podiatrists 148,470
Architectural and Engineering Managers 146,290
Marketing Managers 145,620
Financial Managers 143,530
Lawyers 141,890
Sales Managers137,650
Natural Sciences Managers 133,670
Mean annual pay in U.S. dollars
Anesthesiologists265,990
Surgeons 251,890
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 242,740
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 235,240
Orthodontists 229,380
Psychiatrists 216,090
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 211,390
Family and General Practitioners 208,560
Dentists, All Other Specialists 199,980
Internists, General 198,370
Prosthodontists 196,960
Chief Executives 196,050
Pediatricians, General 187,540
Dentists, General 174,110
Nurse Anesthetists 169,450
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 161,280
Petroleum Engineers 154,780
Computer and Information Systems Managers 149,730
Podiatrists 148,470
Architectural and Engineering Managers 146,290
Marketing Managers 145,620
Financial Managers 143,530
Lawyers 141,890
Sales Managers137,650
Natural Sciences Managers 133,670
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This statistic shows the highest paying occupations in the United States as of May 2017, by mean annual pay. In 2017, the mean annual pay for psychiatrists was at 216,090 U.S. dollars in the United States.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
May 2017

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