These Are The 15 Highest Paying Jobs Of 2018

Leah Bourne
December 27, 2018

There has been lots of talk over the last year about the two sides of the employment coin at the moment: both that there are lot’s and lot’s of job openings, but also that wages are rather stagnant. On a lot of   folks’ must do lists for the start of 2019 is to find a job that both pays more and makes them more happy than what they  are doing now. Well, why not start the search with this list of the highest paying jobs of 2018, thanks to data from Glassdoor.com.

1. Anesthesiologist

Median salary: $208,000

Unemployment rate: 0.5 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 5,900

2. Surgeon

Median salary: $208,000

Unemployment rate: 0.5 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 7,600

3. Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Median salary: $208,000

Unemployment rate: 0.5 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 3,900

4. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Median salary: $208,000

Unemployment rate: 0.5 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 1,200

5. Orthodontist

Median salary: $208,000

Unemployment rate: 0.4 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 1,100

6. Physician

Median salary: $196,380

Unemployment rate: 0.5 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 8,400

7. Psychiatrist

Median salary: $194,740

Unemployment rate: 1.8 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 3,600

8. Pediatrician

Median salary: $168,990

Unemployment rate: 0.5 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 5,300

9. Dentist

Median salary: $153,900

Unemployment rate: 0.4 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 23,200

10. Prosthodontist

Median salary: $126,050

Unemployment rate: 0.4 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 200

11. Nurse Anesthetist

Median salary: $160,270

Unemployment rate: 2.7 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 6,700

12. Petroleum Engineer

Median salary: $128,230

Unemployment rate: 5.9 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 4,900

13. IT Manager

Median salary: $135,800

Unemployment rate: 2.7 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 43,800

14. Marketing Manager

Median salary: $131,180

Unemployment rate: 2.8 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 136,000

15. Podiatrist

Median salary: $124,830

Unemployment rate: 2.1 percent

Projected job openings between 2016 and 2026: 1,100

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