Highest Paying Jobs

  • The Highest-Paying Jobs With The Most Time Off

    The Highest-Paying Jobs With The Most Time Off

    The vast majority of high-paying jobs require a significant initial commitment in the form of education, training and tuition, and then hard work while on the job. Most high-paying jobs require significantly more hours on the job than the average American puts in. 24/7 Wall St. has identified nine jobs that... Continue Reading

  • 10 Best-Paying Jobs Of The Future

    10 Best-Paying Jobs Of The Future

    Demand for these jobs is expected to increase more than 20% in the next 5 years.

    If you decided on a new career path today, wouldn't you like to know which jobs will be in high demand and pay the most once you were out of school? To serve as a guide, 24/7 Wall St. has identified the best-paying jobs of the future. These jobs will grow the most in the next decade and have median incomes well... Continue Reading

  • 10 Highest-Paying Degrees

    10 Highest-Paying Degrees

    This article was originally featured on OnlineDegrees.com By Maryalene LaPonsie Recent media reports on the job market for new college grads are full of horror stories: sky high student debt and sub-par entry-level salaries. But it isn't all bad news. The National Association of Colleges and Employers... Continue Reading

  • High Cost Of Living Shrinks Silicon Valley's Sizable Paychecks

    High Cost Of Living Shrinks Silicon Valley's Sizable Paychecks

    Silicon Valley is a mecca for tech workers. Not only is it home to some of the world's best known and most influential technology companies, but landing a job there can result in a handsome paycheck. The downside is that the region south of San Francisco Bay is a pricey place to live, which raises the... Continue Reading

  • 20 Highest-Paid Players in the NBA

    20 Highest-Paid Players in the NBA

    The NBA tournament champion is still being decided, but we can already pinpoint the league's winners in another area: salary. According to DraftExpress.com, the league's 20 highest-paid players all have contracts worth more than $15 million per year. To draw a quick comparison, according to the most recent... Continue Reading

  • The Five Highest-Paid CEOs

    The Five Highest-Paid CEOs

    Although experts claim that the economy is on the road to recovery, the unemployment rate remains painfully high. And for those who are fortunate enough to have a job, salary growth is expected to be a mere 2 percent. Well, at least for us common folk. In comparison, the CEOs of 350 major companies received... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Highest-Paying Medical Jobs

    Top 10 Highest-Paying Medical Jobs

    There's a reason parents dream their kids will grow up to be doctors -- the profession consistently tops "highest paid" lists, medically geared or not, in addition to being relatively recession-proof as health care is always a necessity. Doctors are at the heart of the health care system, and as such they... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Best-Paying Entry-Level Jobs

    Top 10 Best-Paying Entry-Level Jobs

    It used to be that entry level jobs were reserved for young graduates entering the job market for the first time, but today people of all ages and experience levels are considering new careers and starting over at ground level. While some are taking the opportunity to pursue their dream jobs, many are... Continue Reading

  • PARADE'S What People Earn: Celebrity Salaries Revealed

    PARADE'S What People Earn: Celebrity Salaries Revealed

    PARADE It's no secret that most celebs can't complain when it comes to their yearly earnings. How much do they actually make? Take a peek inside the paychecks of some of your favorite stars.* - What People Earn - What People Earn: TV vs. Reality Continue Reading

  • 24 Jobs With Low Stress and High Pay

    24 Jobs With Low Stress and High Pay

    Do you feel like you're just making it through day after grueling day of work while only barely keeping up with your bills? Maybe it's time you considered a career with low stress and high pay. They do exist, according to the fortunate folks who have discovered them. Online salary database PayScale.com... Continue Reading

  • Ronni Chasen: Dying for Attention?

    Murdered Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen had been paid top dollar to get attention for her clients. A public relations pro as skilled as she was could turn any kind of attention, good or bad, into something useful for clients. Since her murder in Los Angeles is unsolved, speculation is running wild if she... Continue Reading

  • Doctors, Lawyers in Luxury Cars Hurt Worst by Recession

    Doctors, Lawyers in Luxury Cars Hurt Worst by Recession

    Who's being hurt the worst by the economic recession? Surprisingly enough, it's male doctors, according to a report by LeaseTrader.com that analyzed which professionals are downsizing the most from expensive car leases. After all, if your doctor can't afford $1,600 or so a month to lease a Maserati and is... Continue Reading

  • How Much Do Federal Politicians and Cabinet Members Get Paid?

    How Much Do Federal Politicians and Cabinet Members Get Paid?

    Most people don't earn six figures every year, but they sure would like to. By comparison, members of Congress, in both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, make at least $174,000 a year. And, other federal politicians and presidential Cabinet members earn even more. Are these politicos worthy of... Continue Reading

  • The Top 10 Overpaid Bosses

    The Top 10 Overpaid Bosses

    How much does your boss earn in a year? Whatever it is, it's too much, right? Of course it's easy to say that when you're not the one in the hot seat -- ask anyone in a leadership position and they'll say they're worth every penny and underpaid if anything. Being the boss comes with all kinds of hidden stresses... Continue Reading

  • Public Relations: Earn $85K+, Field Growing 24 Percent

    Public Relations: Earn $85K+, Field Growing 24 Percent

    Public relations jobs are among the best in the United States, at least for pay and growth in the field. That's what Money and Payscale.com have determined, reports Mediabistro.com. Median compensation is about $85,000, and for mid-level positions can top out at $153,000. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts... Continue Reading

  • Six High-Paying Medical Careers with Lots of Job Openings

    Six High-Paying Medical Careers with Lots of Job Openings

    Believe it or not, there are plenty of growing occupations that pay well that the Labor Department projects will have plenty of jobs to offer in the coming years. Whether you're planning to go to school soon or are already changing your career, here are some of the top careers in medical fields with lots of... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Paying Jobs for Former Military Members

    Top 10 Paying Jobs for Former Military Members

    By Carol Tice Getting out of the military can be a disorienting time for many who've been overseas for long stretches. Often, the end of military service means it's time to find a job, fast. The good news? Today's veterans often acquire valuable job skills in the service that are in demand in the private... Continue Reading

  • High CEO Salaries Raise More Than Eyebrows

    High CEO Salaries Raise More Than Eyebrows

    It has come to the attention of the public, state governments and the federal government that a few nonprofit CEOs are making over $1 million a year in salaries and bonuses. As you can imagine, this has caused quite a stir as officials at every level attempt to cut unnecessary and excessive expenses in this era... Continue Reading

  • What Do Pro Athletes Earn?

    What Do Pro Athletes Earn?

    With all the blogs, tweets and status updates in today's world allowing people to voice their opinions, it's tough to find anything that is universally agreed upon. That doesn't mean there aren't any exceptions, as you won't find too many people who think professional athletes' salaries are too low. Collective... Continue Reading

  • Hourly Wage: 10 Jobs that Pay $50 per Hour

    Hourly Wage: 10 Jobs that Pay $50 per Hour

    Want to a job that earns $50 per hour? Prepare to break open the books, attend classes and gain some serious know-how. That is the way to earn big bucks. The following is a list of 10 jobs in IT, health care, engineering, law and other fields that will get you earning six figures. Continue Reading

  • Seven Jobs That Make It Worth Skipping College

    Seven Jobs That Make It Worth Skipping College

    Ask most high school guidance counselors, and they'll tell you a college degree is your key to a decent paying job. But that's not necessarily always the case. While many jobs like lawyer, doctor, and professor still require degrees, Al Lee, director of quantitative analysis at Payscale.com, helped us pinpoint... Continue Reading

  • Best-Paying Jobs Based on Your Area of Interest

    Best-Paying Jobs Based on Your Area of Interest

    Selena Dehne, JIST Publishing It's no secret that some of the highest-paying, most rewarding careers are in health care. But what if you have little to no interest in that type of work? What if your interests pertain to other things, like government, food, architecture or information technology? Can you... Continue Reading

  • World Cup: How Much Do Top Footballers Earn?

    World Cup: How Much Do Top Footballers Earn?

    To most Americans, David Beckham is a soccer superstar. But to the rest of the world, he's pretty much an average professional footballer -- at least in terms of salary. Beckham's nearly $6.5 million annual contract doesn't even crack the list of the top 20 highest-paid soccer stars, and barely puts him onto... Continue Reading

  • Six Surprising Six-Figure Jobs: No Degree Required

    Six Surprising Six-Figure Jobs: No Degree Required

    How can you find a steady job that makes six figures without a four-year or associate's degree? You may think first of typical blue collar trades, like electrician or plumber. But, there are some other options that will surprise you. Would you believe that court reporters can make over $100,000 a year? Online... Continue Reading

  • Top 5 Jobs for Master's Degree Holders

    Top 5 Jobs for Master's Degree Holders

    Getting a master's degree may be a lot of work, but it's a fine thing to have from a money-making perspective (especially after you've paid off your student loans). While many people think of getting a master's in business administration when considering the possibilities for a professional degree, an MBA is in... Continue Reading

  • 10 Top Paying Jobs in Aviation

    10 Top Paying Jobs in Aviation

    The airline industry has been going through a rough transition for years now. From buttoned-down security to sky-high gas prices, it's been a bumpy ride. Still, the fact remains that people want to travel and there are plenty of jobs available at airlines, airports, airplane companies and security organizations... Continue Reading

  • Highest-Paying Trades

    Highest-Paying Trades

    Their jobs may be low on glamour, but tradespeople do the important stuff. They build roads and skyscrapers, fix broken-down machinery, and keep America moving over roads and waterways. Careers in the trades offer a chance to work with your hands, and often let you earn while you learn through apprenticeships or... Continue Reading

  • Top Paying Work-From-Home Jobs

    Top Paying Work-From-Home Jobs

    Working from home sounds alluring to many people – keep your own hours, work in your jammies...what's not to like? Fortunately, thanks in large part to the Internet, a growing number of well-paid jobs can be done from home. One of the biggest work-from-home trends is major employers "homesourcing" their... Continue Reading

  • Top-Paying Summer Jobs

    Top-Paying Summer Jobs

    Whether you're looking for a summer job or are simply job-hunting during the warmer months, it pays to think beyond the traditional standbys like lifeguard or amusement-park attendant, both of which have a median pay of less than $10 an hour. A better bet is to seek employment in industries that operate... Continue Reading

  • Highest and Lowest Paying Jobs in America

    Highest and Lowest Paying Jobs in America

    Until recently, America's best and brightest flocked to finance, because those Wall Street-type jobs were a fast-track to big bucks and luxurious lifestyles. But those days are gone. According to a feature on Forbes.com, doctors now have America's highest salaries. As a matter of fact, nine of the 10 Best-Paying... Continue Reading