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Top Jobs That Pay Good Money In America

By working,  one can put bread on the table, provide daily needs, and buy what you want with the extra cash.  However, these jobs make the list of the top jobs in the US because the training involved to hone one’s  skills is not an easy one.  And even after all the academic advancement, further research, studies, and experience are needed for before one can land these jobs. These jobs hitting the top-paying work in America is not a surprise since they deal with people’s life and health.

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” —  Confucius

 Anesthesiologists $258,100

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These are the doctors who administer anesthetics before, during, and/or after surgery or other medical procedures on the patient. You can’t imagine a patient undergoing an operation without anesthesia, how painful that could be.

 Surgeons $247,520

These doctors are responsible for handling medical operations in the hospitals. Due to taking care of the life and well-being of the patients, surgeons are one of the highest paid professionals. They treat patients’ illnesses, diseases, and injuries. Their surgery could be invasive or non-invasive. Surgeons perform operations with or without the aid of machines and apparatuses.      

 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons $233,900

Termed OMS or OMFS specialists, they treat a lot of diseases. They specialize in treating many diseases, accidental damages, and malformations in the head, neck, face, jaws and the tissues of the mouth, jaws and facial area. The international medical organization recognizes this surgical specialty.

 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $222,400

These doctors are specifically trained to care for the health of female reproductive organs. They provide care services for maternal and child health, help treat and prevent diseases of the reproductive system including sexually transmitted diseases and those acquired through poor hygiene. 

  Orthodontists $221,390

Orthodontists are physicians that specialize in dentofacial orthopedics and went under special training in a dental institution after graduating dentistry. These specialists deal with the diagnosis, prevention, and intervention over abnormally positioned jaws and teeth. They also examine and treat cavity defects, and design dental appliances for the realignment of the jaws and teeth. This is to make sure that these parts can function as they should and improve the patient’s dentofacial appearance.

 Radiologists $197,700

Radiologists are also called osteopathic doctors. They specialize in examining, diagnosing and curing health problems and accidental damages with the use of medical imaging technology. Some of the machines they use include x-rays, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)and ultrasound among others. They may also treat patients.

 Pathologists $197,700


Pathologists are doctors who analyze disease by scrutinizing cells and tissue samples obtained from a subject of interest. Sometimes, pathologists do autopsies on dead bodies that require further study.

Pathologists identify the existence and the phase of diseases using laboratory methods and specimens of patients or the people in their study. Their study mainly deals with the natural environment where they identify the causes and the Study the progress of illnesses.

 Neurologists $197,700

Neurologists are doctors who specialize in neurology. They give treatment to conditions that cause distress to the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Some of the diseases they deal with include multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and speech and language disorders. They do not carry out surgeries to patients, but they refer them to neurosurgeons instead.

 Allergists and Immunologists $197,700

Allergists and Immunologists examine, cure, and prevent illnesses that involve allergies and ailments that affect a patient’s immune system. They provide treatment for immunologic conditions, give directives, or execute diagnostic tests such as skin-pricking and patching. Moreover, they teach the patients about their diagnosis and how to manage it. They also cultivate plans of treatment to individual patients with respect to patient’s own choice, the data they collect, and the reduced risks and advantages of certain procedures designed for the patient.

 Urologists $197,700

Urologists specialize in concerns of the male and female urinary tract and the reproductive organs of the male population. The different clinical problems that come upon in urology require knowledge in several other fields of medicine such as pediatrics, gynecology, and internal medicine. They examine, give treatment to prevent the progress of the problem presented by the patient.


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