These Are The 15 Highest Paying Jobs Of 2020

Updated: January 7, 2020

A lot of people have one goal in 2020: make more money. Which brings us to the bigger question, where is the money? US News & World Report just released its list of the highest-paying jobs in the country for 2020.

Not a big surprise, but health care jobs continue to dominate. Anesthesiologists, surgeons, and oral surgeons, are among the highest-paid positions out there. Of course, it’s worth noting that these positions require high-cost educations including medical school, but the positions do pay off clearly.

Jobs that made the cut that just require a bachelor’s degree include marketing managers, petroleum engineers, and IT managers. It’s certainly interesting to consider these positions if you have the skills, and the education for them.

Here are the top-paying jobs of 2020 per US News & World Report. Certainly some inspiration as you consider how to up your income this year.

15. Marketing Manager

Mean salary: $147,240 per year

Education requirement: Bachelor’s degree

14. Podiatrist

Mean salary: $148,220 per year

Education requirement: Doctorate degree

13. IT Manager

Mean salary: $152,860 per year

Education requirement: Bachelor’s degree

12. Petroleum Engineer

Mean salary: $156,370 per year

Education requirement: Bachelor’s degree

11. Nurse Anesthetist

Mean salary: $174,790 per year

Education requirement: Master’s degree

10. Dentist

Mean salary: $175,840 per year

Education requirement: Doctorate degree

9. Pediatrician

Mean salary: $183,240 per year

Education requirement: Doctorate degree

8. Prosthodontist

Mean salary: $191,400 per year

Education requirement: Doctorate degree

7. Physician

Mean salary: $196,490 per year

Education requirement: Doctorate degree

6. Psychiatrist

Mean salary: $220,380 per year

Education requirement: Doctorate degree

5. Orthodontist

Mean salary: $225,760 per year

Education requirement: Doctorate degree

4. Obstetrician And Gynecologist

Mean salary: $238,320 per year

Education requirement: Doctorate degree

3. Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons

Mean salary: $242,370 per year

Education requirement: Doctorate degree

2. Surgeon

Mean salary: $255,110 per year

Education requirement: Doctorate degree

1. Anesthesiologist

Mean salary: $267,020 per year

Education requirement: Doctorate degree

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