Medical careers dominate list of best-paying jobs


Want to make a solid six-figure income? Head to medical school.

Doctors of various types swept the top 10 in U.S. News & World Report’s list of highest-paying jobs, released Wednesday.

Anesthesiologists top the list, with an average salary of $258,100, followed by surgeons at $247,520. The highest-paying non-medical career, according to the list, is petroleum engineer. Average salary is just under $150,000.

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