Top 5 Highest Paying Jobs in America – 2012

Raghuram Sukumar Career 37 Comments

Based on recent Department of Labor Report, CNBC have complied America’s Highest Paying Jobs in 2012.

Here is Top 5 Highest Paying Jobs in America in 2012.

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1. Doctors and Surgeons

Average annual salary: $168,650-$234,950
Current employment: 618,000+

2. Orthodontists and Dentists

  • Average annual salary: $161,750-$204,670
  • Current employment: 101,400

3. Chief Executive Officers

  • Average annual salary: $176,550
  • Current employment: 267,370

4. Petroleum Engineer

  • Average annual salary: $138,980
  • Current employment: 30,880

5. Lawyer

  •  Average annual salary: $130,490
  • Current employment: 570,950

6. Architectural and Engineering Managers

  • Average annual salary: $129,350
  • Current employment: 184,530

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Comments

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  2. Hlo can u tell me how much is the avg salary of an Electronic Engineer holding MBA degree in Marketing or Finance.

  3. Hi,
    Can you tell us what is the salary for Mechanical engineer after 4 years experience in HFO and GAS engine in USA.

  4. Can anyone tell me how much salary would a phd fresher in lifescience get in US?

  5. Hello HSB,
    what is average annual sal of PHD ‘s in Physics /Chemistry ? or Scientist ?
    Regards.

  6. can u tell us what is the sallry for fresher after complete B.Tech in bio-technology in india & abroad?

  7. What would be the salary of fresher CHEMICAL ENGINEER in US??
    If he’s has done Bachelor of Chemical engineering.

    Pls let me know.
    Hope for the positive reply.
    Thank you!!!

  8. i did my bachelors in hotel management and having 4 years of work experience in the field.Iam planning to do my MBA in hospitality management in U.S. Please let me know the salary for individuals completed majors in U.S in Hospitality/Hotel industry

  9. Can you tell me what is the salary for MBA students in Northeastern University of Oklahoma.After completion of mba.

  10. Still i didn’t get my answer so again i’m posting same thing.

    How much a average salary of
    fresher PHARMACIST in US??? If he’s done Bachelor Of
    Pharmacy + Master Of Pharmacy in
    PHARMACEUTICS/QUALITY ASSURANCE +
    MBA in Pharmaceutical management.

    Thank you!!
    Hope i will get my answer this time.

  11. can u let me know what would b d salary of freshers in m.pharmacy/phd students in usa?

  12. What about the salary for a Scientist/ Engineer/ Astronaut in NASA ??

  13. Ok.. Thats where I see myself heading to. By the way, how come a footballers salary for a week equats or is more than most annual salary of the intellectuals in the industrial world?

    1. Good question. Here in USA top American Football players get like $18 Million USD per year. Why? They generate so much revenue from folks watching them.

  14. What salary should a software engineer expect to get after completing m.s?

    1. For Software Engineers – I have updated the post with link to Salary details.

  15. What does Engineering Managers mean?? Can you please give the details of course and colleges for Engineering Manager..

  16. How much a average salary of industrial PHARMACIST in US??? If he’s done Bachelor Of Pharmacy + Master Of Pharmacy in PHARMACEUTICS/QUALITY ASSURANCE + MBA

  17. What about MS in mechanical engineering concentrating on robotics at JHU??

      1. what is the average salary for the freshers after comletion of ms in computer science…

  18. Hi,
    Can you tell us what is the salary for freshers after completion of mba in USA.

    1. Hello Adolf,
      I am not sure for lecturers but if you are in research, Post Doc opportunities can pay you in the range of $45000-65,000 pa.

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