March 26, 2015

The 25 Highest Paying Jobs

Everyone has to work. Working provides us with the income we need to live the lifestyle that we want. Every job pays differently and it’s up to you to find one that pays you appropriately. What’s your job? Does it pay well or could it pay better?

150328 - high paying jobsWhy don’t you find a job that pays really, really well? We ran across a post on Glassdoor’s blog called 25 Highest Paying Jobs In Demand. The list highlights the 25 best paying and most in demand jobs across the US. Plus, it provides the job’s average salary and the number of job openings across the country.

Let’s take a look at the list. It comes directly from Glassdoor.

  1. Physician
    • Average Salary: $212,270
    • Number of Job Openings: 7,984
  2. Pharmacy Manager
    • Average Salary: $131,099
    • Number of Job Openings: 1,787
  3. Software Architect
    • Average Salary: $130,891
    • Number of Job Openings: 3,229
  4. Software Development Manager
    • Average Salary: $123,747
    • Number of Job Openings: 2,249
  5. Finance Manager
    • Average Salary: $123,534
    • Number of Job Openings: 2,249
  6. Solutions Architect
    • Average Salary: $121,522
    • Number of Job Openings: 3,530
  7. Lawyer
    • Average Salary: $120,424
    • Number of Job Openings: 5,520
  8. Analytics Manager
    • Average Salary: $115,725
    • Number of Job Openings: 1,408
  9. IT Manager
    • Average Salary: $115,642
    • Number of Job Openings: 17,161
  10. Tax Manager
    • Average Salary: $114,966
    • Number of Job Openings: 3,622
  11. Pharmacist
    • Average Salary: $114,715
    • Number of Job Openings: 9,160
  12. Product Manager
    • Average Salary: $113,959
    • Number of Job Openings: 9,918
  13. Physician Assistant
    • Average Salary: $110,871
    • Number of Job Openings: 43,678
  14. Supply Chain Manager
    • Average Salary: $106,632
    • Number of Job Openings: 1,667
  15. Data Scientist
    • Average Salary: $105,395
    • Number of Job Openings: 3,433
  16. Security Engineer
    • Average Salary: $102,749
    • Number of Job Openings: 2,060
  17. QA Manager
    • Average Salary: $101,330
    • Number of Job Openings: 1,689
  18. Computer Hardware Engineer
    • Average Salary: $101,154
    • Number of Job Openings: 1,264
  19. Marketing Manager
    • Average Salary: $100,229
    • Number of Job Openings: 14,179
  20. Database Administrator
    • Average Salary: $97,258
    • Number of Job Openings: 9,041
  21. UX Designer
    • Average Salary: $96,855
    • Number of Job Openings: 2,010
  22. Human Resources Manager
    • Average Salary: $96,406
    • Number of Job Openings: 7,220
  23. Software Engineer
    • Average Salary: $96,392
    • Number of Job Openings: 99,055
  24. Business Development Manager
    • Average Salary: $95,139
    • Number of Job Openings: 11,037
  25. Sales Engineer
    • Average Salary: $90,899
    • Number of Job Openings: 5,508

These jobs are not entry level positions. Most require higher education, experience, skill, and other pre-requisites. When you put in the time and effort into building a resume and a career, the result is a big salary and a rewarding job, like some of the high paying jobs above.

Which high paying job would you pick? You can learn about these and other high paying jobs on JobMonkey. Then when you are ready, be sure to stop by the JobMonkey Job Board to apply for the job.

We enjoy visiting Glassdoor. It’s a fantastic resource that you should bookmark. To learn more about how these jobs were picked and get more job search tips, visit Glassdoor today.

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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