June 21, 2016

The Highest Paying Job In Every State in 2016

What is the highest paying job in every state? This is great trivia information, but it’s also useful info to share with career focused job seekers. If you’re looking to find a job that pays the big bucks, you need to find a career that is consistently one of the top paying jobs in the US.

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We recently stumbled upon a post from Business Insider titled, The Highest-Paying Job In Every State. BI sifted and sorted through data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates to determine the highest paying professions in each state.

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Below you’ll find the highest paying job in every state. For each state you’ll find the name of the job and the job’s average annual pay. Look through the entire list and see if you notice anything interesting. We certainly did.

What did you notice about this list of the highest paying jobs in every state? In every state, except one, the highest paying jobs are medical professions in the healthcare industry. That goes to shows that if you are looking for a high paying job that pays consistently well across the country, healthcare is probably the best choice for you.

It’s also interesting to note that the amount of money earned in a job varies from state to state. This shows that you need to shop around for both salary and cost of living in different places.

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You can learn more about the all of the jobs that made this list on the original post from BI.

Learn about differemt healthcare jobs on JobMonkey.com. Search and apply for healthcare job listings on the JobMonkey JobCenter. Best of luck in your job search.

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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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