As of 2015, high-paying careers in the United States include physician, software architect, software development manager, finance manager and lawyer. High-paying careers in 2015 for women include sales engineer, astronomer, nurse anesthetist and architectural manager. High-paying entry level jobs for college graduates include training specialist, attorney and Web applications developer.Continue Reading
As of 2015, Forbes reports the average base annual salaries of five of the highest-paying careers as being $212,000 for physician, $131,000 for software architect, $124,000 for software development manager, $124,000 for finance manager and $120,000 for lawyer. The actual pay grades within these categories can vary widely due to region, job focus and other factors. As of 2015, all of these jobs enjoy a high-level of demand. Other similar lists reveal that high-ranking jobs within the health, business, financial and technology spheres are among the most frequent high-paying careers.
As of 2015, Forbes reports the median salaries of women in various high-paying positions to be $134,472 for sales engineers, $118,768 for astronomers, $114,452 for nurse anesthetist and $90,168 for architectural managers.
According to Business Insider, the position of training specialist is the overall best job in 2015 for college graduates, and reports that the position has a median starting salary of $47,621.Learn more about Salaries