Highest paying occupations in the United States as of May 2016, by median annual pay (in U.S. dollars)

Highest paying occupations in the U.S. 2016 This statistic shows the highest paying occupations in the United States as of May 2016, by median annual pay. In 2016, the median annual pay for Psychiatrists was at 200,220 U.S. dollars in the United States.
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Median pay in U.S. dollars
Anesthesiologists269,600
Surgeons 252,910
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 234,310
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 232,870
Orthodontists 228,780
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 205,560
Internists, General 201,840
Family and General Practitioners 200,810
Psychiatrists 200,220
Chief Executives 194,350
Pediatricians, General 184,240
Dentists, General 173,860
Dentists, All Other Specialists 171,900
Prosthodontists 168,140
Nurse Anesthetists 164,030
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 152,770
Petroleum Engineers 147,030
Computer and Information Systems Managers 145,740
Marketing Managers 144,140
Podiatrists 144,110
Architectural and Engineering Managers 143,870
Lawyers 139,880
Financial Managers 139,720
Natural Sciences Managers 136,150
Sales Managers135,090
Median pay in U.S. dollars
Anesthesiologists269,600
Surgeons 252,910
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 234,310
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 232,870
Orthodontists 228,780
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 205,560
Internists, General 201,840
Family and General Practitioners 200,810
Psychiatrists 200,220
Chief Executives 194,350
Pediatricians, General 184,240
Dentists, General 173,860
Dentists, All Other Specialists 171,900
Prosthodontists 168,140
Nurse Anesthetists 164,030
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 152,770
Petroleum Engineers 147,030
Computer and Information Systems Managers 145,740
Marketing Managers 144,140
Podiatrists 144,110
Architectural and Engineering Managers 143,870
Lawyers 139,880
Financial Managers 139,720
Natural Sciences Managers 136,150
Sales Managers135,090
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This statistic shows the highest paying occupations in the United States as of May 2016, by median annual pay. In 2016, the median annual pay for Psychiatrists was at 200,220 U.S. dollars in the United States.
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March 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
May 2016

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