Here are the healthcare jobs on US News' 25 best-paying jobs list — Surgeon is No. 2

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U.S. News & World Report released its 2021 "Best Paying Jobs" list, chronicling jobs that have an average salary of more than $100,000.

U.S. News & World Report selected jobs with the largest projected number and percentage of openings from 2019-29 using U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. The publication then ranked the jobs by median salary.

Here are the top-paying healthcare jobs, presented by their rank on the list:

1. Anesthesiologist: $208,000
2. Surgeon: $208,000
3. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon: $208,000
4. Obstetrician and gynecologist: $208,000
5. Orthodontist: $208,000
6. Prosthodontist: $208,000
7. Psychiatrist: $208,000
8. Physician: $206,500
9. Pediatrician: $175,310
10. Nurse anesthetist: $174,790
11. Dentist: $155,600
18. Podiatrist: $126,240
20. Pharmacist: $128,090
22. Optometrist: $115,250

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