Top 14 highest paying jobs in healthcare — surgeons, anesthesiologists No. 1 at $265K

Healthcare jobs consistently top lists as some of the highest paying, fastest growing jobs in the U.S.

Financial planning resource Investopedia recently ranked 25 of the highest-paying jobs based on Bureau of Labor and Statistics data of mean wages, and healthcare took 14 of the spots.

Fourteen high-paying jobs in healthcare:

1. Anesthesiologists - $265,990
2. Surgeons, general - $265,990 (tie)
3. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons - $242,740
4. OB-GYN - $235,240
5. Orthodontists - $229,380
6. Psychiatrists - $216,090
7. Physicians, general - $214,700
8. Family medicine physicians - $208,560
9. Internists - $198,370
10. Prosthodontists - $196,050
11. Dentists - $187,540
12. Pediatricians - $180,010
13. Nurse Anesthetists - $169,450
14. Podiatrists - $148,470

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