Saturday, 7 July 2012

Top 10 Highest Paid Jobs of 2011 in the USA

10. Lawyers
Pay: $110,590
The welfare and proper functioning of a society greatly depends on its legal system, and lawyers are an important part of it. So it is no shock that this job is in this list. In order to become a lawyer, you need a Bachelor’s Degree in Pre-Law, Political Science or History, which spans 2 to 3 years.
9. Airline Pilots
Pay: $111,680
Airline Pilots
Well, who doesn’t want to be a pilot?! Becoming a pilot is not an easy task as it requires a lot of professional commitment. You are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation and a pilot’s license.
8. Air Traffic Controllers
Pay: $111,870
Air Traffic Controllers
Air Traffic Controllers are the people who make sure that air traffic keeps going smoothly and safely. They have to ensure that aircrafts keep a safe distance apart. To become an Air Traffic Controller, you need an Associates or a Bachelor’s in program of study through the FAA’s (Federal Aviation Administration) Air Traffic-Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) program.
7. Computer and Information Systems Managers
Pay: $112,210
Computer and Information Systems Managers
These are the professionals who take care of the implementation and administration of technology of an organisation. You are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or Management Information Systems or even a Master’s of Business Administration in order to become a Computer and information systems manager.
6. Natural Science Managers
Pay: $112,800
Natural Science Managers
The job of a Natural Science Manager is to direct research and development projects and to coordinate activities such as testing, quality control, and production. For becoming a natural science manager, you need a Bachelor’s degree in Science or a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
5. Podiatrists
Pay: $113,560
Podiatrists are also known as Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (DPMs). These are the people who diagnose and treat disorders, diseases and injuries of foot and lower legs. For becoming a Podiatrist, you need a Bachelor’s degree in Science or have to attend a medical school for four years.
4. Engineering Managers
Pay: $115,270
Engineering Managers
Engineering Managers are the people who supervise the people who design and develope machinery, products, systems, and processes. In order to become an Engineering Manager, a Bachelor’s in Engineering or a Master’s of Business Administration is required.
3. Dentists
Pay: $142,870
As we all know, Dentists are the people who diagnose and treat problems related to teeth and tissues of the mouth. They also advise and administer care for helping in preventing any future problems. You are require to have a Bachelor’s in Science with 2 years of Pre-Dental education or have to attend a dental school for 4 years to become a dentist. Dental Admissions Test (DAT) is a must too.
2. Chief Executive Officers
Pay: $158,560
Chief Executive Officers
Chief Executive Officers, commonly known as the CEOs, are the people who help various organisations achieve certain goals by formulating strategies and policies. You need a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Marketing, or a Master’s in Business Administration.
1. Physicians and Surgeons
Pay: $166,400
Physicians and Surgeons
Physicians and Surgeons are the people who diagnose illnesses and treat diseases. To become one, a Bachelor’s in Science (Biology or Chemistry) or attending medical school for four years is required. MCAT is the test which is a must for consideration, 3 to 8 years of Internship/Residency.

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