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Best and worst-paying jobs in America

Best and worst-paying jobs in America

Forbes has released its list of the best and worst-paying jobs in the United States, and the most-obvious lesson is that if you want to make a lot of money, you should become a doctor.

The best-paying job is anesthesiologist with an average annual salary of $235,070.

Overall, nine of the ten best-paying jobs are types of doctors. The only non-doctor job in the top ten is CEO, which came in tenth.

The worst-paying job is fast-food clerk with an average annual salary of $18,870, about $9 per hour.

Best-paying jobs:

  1. Anesthesiologist
  2. Surgeon
  3. Oral surgeon
  4. Obstetrician/gynecologist
  5. Orthodontist
  6. Internist
  7. Miscellaneous physician
  8. General practitioner
  9. Psychiatrist
  10. CEO

Worst-paying jobs (all ten make less than $10 per hour):

  1. Fast-food cook
  2. General fast-food worker
  3. Shampooer
  4. Dishwasher
  5. Food-service cashier
  6. Restaurant host
  7. Busboy
  8. Farm worker
  9. Amusement-park worker
  10. Movie usher

Read more: Forbes

 

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