The 25 highest-paying jobs of 2019

Dentists have the third highest-paying job of 2019.

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Dentists have the third highest-paying job of 2019.
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  • Physicians have the highest salaries of 2019, according to a new list compiled by job-posting site Glassdoor.
  • Other healthcare professionals like dentists and nurse practitioners also earn six-figure salaries.
  • Engineers and attorneys scored high on Glassdoor’s list as well.
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You’ll need to go to school for over a decade, but getting a job in healthcare pays off – literally.

Physicians, pharmacy managers, and dentists earn the highest salary in the US out of all other jobs, according to a new report released by job-listing site Glassdoor. In fact, the median base pay for a doctor is nearly two grand a year.

Nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants also earn six-figure salaries.

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Engineers, specifically in software, scored high on the list as well. Software engineer managers can make $114,163 a year, for instance, and cloud engineers make nearly six figures.

Here’s Glassdoor’s full list of the 25 top paying professions in 2019:


25. Financial planning and analysis managers earn a median base salary of $94,874.

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24. Analytics managers earn a median base salary of $95,238.

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23. Information security engineers earn a median base salary of $95,786.


22. Data scientists earn a median base salary of $97,027.

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21. Attorneys earn a median base salary of $97,711.

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20. Cloud engineers earn a median base salary of $98,626.

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19. Site reliability engineers earn a median base salary of $100,855.

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18. UX managers earn a median base salary of $102,489.


17. Systems architects earn a median base salary of $103,813.

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16. IT program managers earn a median base salary of $104,454.

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15. Plant managers earn a median base salary of $104,817.

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14. Data architects earn a median base salary of $104,840.

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13. Solutions architects earn a median base salary of $106,436.

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12. Applications development managers earn a median base salary of $107,735.

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11. Nurse practitioners earn a median base salary of $109,481.

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Geisinger Health System maternity ward nurse Nichole Madara enters and checks patient medical records.
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10. Software development managers earn a median base salary of $109,809.

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9. Corporate controllers earn a median base salary of $113,368

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8. Physician assistants earn a median base salary of $113,855.

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7. Software engineer managers earn a median base salary of $114,163.

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6. Corporate counsels earn a median base salary of $117,588.

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5. Enterprise architects earn a median base salary of $122,585.

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4. Pharmacists earn a median base salary of $126,438.

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3. Dentists earn a median base salary of $142,478.

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2. Pharmacy managers earn a median base salary of $144,768 a year.

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1. Physicians earn a median base salary of $193,415.

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