Wondering which are the most lucrative professions in the US, i.e., the highest paying jobs out there? Well, we have compiled a list of 2013’s highest paying jobs and some of the professions that have made the top 10 may come as a surprise.
According to data provided by the US Department of Labor, eight out of the 10 best paid jobs belong to various specialties within the medical field. For the purpose of keeping this top ten varied and interesting, we have made only one entry for all medical professions.
Without any further ado, let’s take a look at the list.
No. 10: Air Traffic Controller
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Average salary: $109,800
An air traffic controller is responsible for coordinating the movement of private and commercial airplanes, so as to avoid collisions and to improve traffic. The vast majority of air traffic controllers are employed by the Federal Aviation Administration.
No. 9: Marketing Manager
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Average salary: $110,000
Virtually any company needs a marketing manager in order to succeed. There is a high demand for this type of professionals, who are in charge with a number of tasks, such as handling public relations, developing a company’s brand, or setting up promotional campaigns.
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