Healthcare sweeps ranking of top-paying jobs — Salaries for surgeons, orthodontists & more

Every U.S. state's highest-paying job is in the medical field, according to GOBankingRates' analysis of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The top-paying jobs in every state and the mean annual wage for each:

Alabama
Orthodontists: $289,740

Alaska
General pediatricians: $265,750

Arizona
Orthodontists: $284,310

Arkansas
General internists: $247,280

California
Anesthesiologists: $283,860

Colorado
OB-GYNs: $277,770

Connecticut
Anesthesiologists: $269,350

Delaware
Surgeons: $286,400

Florida
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons: $288,450

Georgia
Surgeons: $277,260

Hawaii
Podiatrists: $280,880

Idaho
OB-GYNs: $281,710

Illinois
Anesthesiologists: $259,520

Indiana
Anesthesiologists: $273,570

Iowa
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons: $264,910

Kansas
Surgeons: $278,060

Kentucky
Surgeons: $270,300

Louisiana
Anesthesiologists: $284,510

Maine
Surgeons: $287,030

Maryland
Surgeons: $269,590

Massachusetts
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons: $283,350

Michigan
Surgeons: $281,570

Minnesota
General internists: $260,500

Mississippi
General pediatricians: $274,470

Missouri
Orthodontists: $271,750

Montana
OB-GYNs: $262,060

Nebraska
Surgeons: $283,760

Nevada
Anesthesiologists: $268,920

New Hampshire
Physicians and surgeons: $275,050

New Jersey
Orthodontists: $263,880

New Mexico
Surgeons: $281,960

New York
Anesthesiologists: $271,510

North Carolina
Surgeons: $279,530

North Dakota
Anesthesiologists: $286,250

Ohio
Anesthesiologists: $277,020

Oklahoma
Anesthesiologists: $273,020

Oregon
OB-GYNs: $256,100

Pennsylvania
Anesthesiologists: $267,960

Rhode Island
Surgeons: $278,300

South Carolina
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons: $267,960

South Dakota
Anesthesiologists: $285,880

Tennessee
Anesthesiologists: $253,180

Texas
Anesthesiologists: $261,670

Utah
Dentists and other specialists: $257,800

Vermont
Anesthesiologists: $277,620

Virginia
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons: $281,130

Washington
Anesthesiologists: $260,390

West Virginia
Physicians and surgeons: $239,630

Wisconsin
Surgeons: $279,510

Wyoming
OB-GYNs: $263,490

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