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Top 20 highest paid careers in the world and their wages/regions


We all dream of getting the best of jobs which would pay immensely and who’d not want to be wealthy ? Let’s take you around some of the highest paying jobs in the world which would though require dedication and patience but ultimately will prove to be professionally rewarding.

These are also some of the highest regarded professions.

Anaesthesiologist, Potential salary : $411,000 (US) / $192,000 (UK)

Surgeon, Potential salary : $496,000 (US) / £120,000 (UK)

Physician, Potential salary : $227,000 (US) / £102,000 (UK)

Orthodontist, Potential salary : $304,000 (US) / £291,000 (UK)

Dentist, Potential salary : $213,000 (US) / £98,000 (UK)

CEO, Potential salary : $310,000 (US) / £176,000 (UK)

Engineering manager, Potential salary : $149,000 (US) / £89,000 (UK)

IT systems manager, Potential salary : $127,000 (US) / £55,000 (UK)

Corporate lawyer, Potential salary : $240,000 (US) / £101,000 (UK)

Marketing manager, Potential salary : $99,000 (US) / £50,000 (UK)

Air traffic controller, Potential salary : $149,000 (US) / £106,000 (UK)

Airline pilot, Potential salary : $240,000 (US) / $116,000 (UK)

Pharmacist, Potential salary : $135,000 (US) / £46,000 (UK)

Petroleum engineer, Potential salary : $171,000 (US) / £91,000 (UK)

Senior data scientist, Potential salary : $160,000 (US) / £81,000 (UK)

Aerospace engineer, Potential salary : $128,000 (US) / £53,000 (UK)

Computer hardware engineer, Potential salary : $128,000 (US) / £81,000 (UK)

Senior software engineer, Potential salary : $153,000 (US) / £74,000 (UK)

University professor, Potential salary : $209,000 (US) / £92,000 (UK)

Investment banker, Potential salary : $209,000 (US) / £123,000 (UK)