Report: Highest Paying Jobs in America
Glassdoor reveals annual list of top-paying U.S. jobs.
Glassdoor has released its annual list of 25 Highest Paying Jobs in America for 2017. Physicians, pharmacy managers and patent attorneys were billed as the top-three earners, with medical science liaisons and pharmacists rounding out the top five highest-paying careers.
Nearly one-third of the highest-earning positions were IT- or computer-based, with software engineering managers and IT architects earning top spots.
Jobs unique to this year’s list compared with last year’s list included enterprise architects, corporate controllers, medical science liaisons and more.
Below, we bring you the top 10 jobs producing the biggest paychecks in the U.S., according to Glassdoor. The findings are based on shared salary reports and active job listings, with C-suite-level jobs excluded.
Median base salary: $187,876
Median base salary: $149,064
Median base salary: $139,272
Medical Science Liaison
Median base salary: $132,842
Median base salary: $125,847
Median base salary: $112,560
Median base salary: $112,529
Applications Development Manager
Median base salary: $112,045
Research & Development Manager
Median base salary: $111,905
Median base salary: $110,855.
For the full report, visit Glassdoor.