The Best- And Worst-Paying Jobs In America Right Now

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The Bureau of labour Statistics just released its latest Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, which reveal the average annual salaries of all major occupations.

Forbes’ did some serious number-crunching to figure out what the 10 best-paying and 10-worst-paying jobs are.

Doctors dominate the top 10, which includes only one non-medical profession: Chief Executive Officer.

As for the 10 worst, restaurant jobs are predominant.

The official results…

The 10 best-paying jobs in America:


 Avg. Annual Salary Surgeon

 $219, 770  Anesthesiologist  $211,750  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon  $210,710  Orthodontist  $206,190  Obstetrician and Gynecologist
 $204,470  General Internist
 $183,990  Physician, All Others
 $173,860  Family and General Practitioner 
 $168,550  Chief Executive
 $167,280  Psychiatrist

The 10 worst-paying jobs in America:

Avg. Annual Salary Combined Food Preparation and Serving Worker, Including Fast Food 
 $18,120 Cook, Fast Food  $18,230 Dishwasher
 $18,330 Shampooer
 $18,890 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendant and Bartender
 $18,900 Counter Attendant, Cafeteria Food Concession and Coffee Shop
 $18,990 Cashier
 $19,030 Host and Hostess, Restaurant Lounge and Coffee Shop
 $19,190 Amusement and Recreation Attendant
 $19,450 Usher, Lobby Attendant and Ticket Taker
 $19,610Read the entire post at Forbes >

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