Which medical profession is the highest paying job in the US?

The majority of people — 68 percent — say compensation is among their top considerations when choosing what kind of career to pursue and where to work, according to Glassdoor.

In 2016, the highest paying job in the U.S. is a physician, with a median base salary of $180,000, according to Glassdoor's "25 Highest Paying Jobs in America for 2016" ranking. The report is based entirely on the disclosed salaries by people in these jobs to Glassdoor over the past year.

Here are the 25 highest paying jobs in the U.S., according to Glassdoor.

1. Physician — Median base salary: $180,000

2. Lawyer — $144,500

3. Research and development manager — $142,120

5. Pharmacy manager — $130,000

6. Strategy manager — $130,000

7. Software architect — $128,250

8. Integrated circuit designer engineer — $127,500

9. IT manager — $120,000

10. Solutions architect — $120,000

11. Engagement manager — $120,000

12. Applications development manager — $120,000

13. Pharmacist — $118,000

14. Systems architect — $116,920

15. Finance manager — $115,000

16. Data scientist — $115,000

17. Risk manager — $115,000

18. Creative director — $115,000

19. Actuary — $115,000

20. Data architect — $113,000

21. Tax manager — $110,000

22. Product manager — $107,000

23. Design manager — $106,000

24. Analytics manager — $106,000

25. Information systems manager — $106,000

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