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Top 10 Salaries of 2010

Doctors, lawyers, and technologists consistently dominate the best paying occupations in terms of pure base salary.

Doctors, lawyers, and Information technology workers dominate the top salaries.

The top 10 salaries are dominated by medicine, money, technology and law, according to the editors of CNNMoney and Payscale.

Among the highest paying jobs:

  • Anesthesiologist: Average: $292,000; Highest: $408,ooo
  • Physician/OB-GYN: Average: $222,000; Highest: $338,000
  • Psychiatrist: Average: $177,000; Highest: $279,000
  • Nurse Anesthetist: Average: $157,000; Highest: $214,000
  • Sales Director: Average: $140,000; Highest: $239,000
  • Actuary: Average: $129,000; Highest: $257,000
  • Finance Director: Average: $121,000; Highest: $214,000
  • Software Architect: Average: $117,000; Highest: $166,00
  • Attorney: Average: $115,000; Highest: $262,000
  • Insurance Broker: Average: $114,000; Highest: $273,000

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  1. You forgot plastic surgeons! They should be number 1 or 2

    Posted by Iridiana Olivas | May 22, 2010, 12:05 am

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