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10 Best-Paying Jobs in US

They're all in the 6 figures
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 11, 2017 11:57 AM CST
10 Best-Paying Jobs in US
Save up money for med school so one day you can maybe make it all back.   (Getty Images/kupicoo)

(Newser) – Our only advice if you want to crack into the best-paying gigs in the US: Start filling out those med school applications. The top jobs on US News & World Report's 2017 "Best Jobs" list are all within the medical or dental field, and all with median salaries in the six figures. The top pick: anesthesiologist. Here, the top 10 jobs and their median salaries:

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  1. Anesthesiologist, $187,200
  2. Surgeon, $187,200
  3. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon, $187,200
  4. OB-GYN, $187,200
  5. Orthodontist, $187,200
  6. Physician, $187,200
  7. Psychiatrist, $187,200
  8. Pediatrician, $170,300
  9. Dentist, $152,700
  10. Prosthodontist, $119,740
See the full list. (These jobs don't usually make the "best" lists.)

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