6 healthcare jobs with biggest paychecks

Megan Knowles - Print  | 

Physicians snagged the No. 1 spot on a list of 15 highest-paying jobs, with a median annual salary of $200,774, according to an analysis by Kiplinger, which publishes business forecasts and personal finance advice.

To determine the 15 jobs that post the highest typical earnings, Kiplinger used its 30 of the Best Jobs for the Future list, which focuses on high-paying fields expected to grow significantly over the next 10 years. The list does not include executive-level positions.

Here are the six healthcare jobs that made the list, ranked according to median annual salary:

1. Physician: $200,774
2. Family practitioner: $189,738
3. Dentist: $154,901
7. Physician assistant: $104,986
8. Nurse practitioner: $103,947
11. Health services manager: $96,517

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