The highest-paying medical jobs in America

Pursuing a job in the medical field is no easy feat — it can take years of schooling and training, and it’s rarely for the faint of heart.

But if helping care for sick people is the job for you, it could certainly be a worthwhile investment.

As a report from job site Glassdoor shows, people in the medical field are paid quite well.

Based on salary reports shared by employees with these jobs on Glassdoor over the past year, here are the six highest-paying healthcare jobs in the US and the number of job openings in early 2017.

Each of these jobs pay, on average, more than $US100,000 a year. Anaele Pelisson/Business Insider

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