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Neurosurgeons take home a median $368,000 in salary and bonus annually. What other great careers from Money and PayScale.com's list of Best Jobs in America offer hefty paychecks?

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1. Neurosurgeons
  • Median pay: $368,000.
  • Top pay: $643,000.
See complete data for neurosurgeons.


2. Petroleum engineer
  • Median pay: $162,000.
  • Top pay: $265,000.
See complete data for petroleum engineers.


3. Nurse anesthetist (CRNA)
  • Median pay: $159,000.
  • Top pay: $205,000.
See complete data for nurse anesthetists.


4. Petroleum geologist
  • Median pay: $149,000.
  • Top pay: $247,000.
See complete data for petroleum geologists.


5. Dentist
  • Median pay: $147,000.
  • Top pay: $253,000.
See complete data for dentists.


6. Actuary
  • Median pay: $136,000.
  • Top pay: $208,000.

See complete data for actuaries.


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