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What are the 25 highest paying jobs in the US?

Posted: 11:54 AM, Mar 09, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-09 19:54:12Z

What are the 25 highest paying jobs in America for 2016? Employment company Glassdoor compiled a list that is dominated by jobs in the tech industry.

However, the top-paying job on the company's list is physician, with a Median Base Salary of $180,000.

The company says the list is based on "salary reports shared by employees with these jobs on Glassdoor over the past year ..." and the report "includes each job's median annual base salary and the current number of job openings."

Glassdoor's 25 jobs with the highest salaries:

1. Physician

Median Base Salary: $180,000
Number of Job Openings: 2,064

2. Lawyer

Median Base Salary: $144,500
Number of Job Openings: 995

3. Research & Development Manager

Median Base Salary: $142,120
Number of Job Openings: 112

4. Software Development Manager

Median Base Salary: $132,000
Number of Job Openings: 3,495

5. Pharmacy Manager

Median Base Salary: $130,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,766

6. Strategy Manager

Median Base Salary: $130,000
Number of Job Openings: 701

7. Software Architect

Median Base Salary: $128,250
Number of Job Openings: 655

8. Integrated Circuit Designer Engineer

Median Base Salary: $127,500
Number of Job Openings: 165

9. IT Manager

Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 3,152

10. Solutions Architect

Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 2,838

11. Engagement Manager

Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,452

12. Applications Development Manager

Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 263

13. Pharmacist

Median Base Salary: $118,000
Number of Job Openings: 4,502

14. Systems Architect

Median Base Salary: $116,920
Number of Job Openings: 439

15. Finance Manager

Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 2,582

16. Data Scientist

Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,985

17. Risk Manager

Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,137

18. Creative Director

Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 696

19. Actuary

Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 175

20. Data Architect

Median Base Salary: $113,000
Number of Job Openings: 762

21. Tax Manager

Median Base Salary: $110,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,495

22. Product Manager

Median Base Salary: $107,000
Number of Job Openings: 7,758

23. Design Manager

Median Base Salary: $106,500
Number of Job Openings: 510

24. Analytics Manager

Median Base Salary: $106,000
Number of Job Openings: 988

25. Information Systems Manager

Median Base Salary: $106,000
Number of Job Openings: 147

Click here for more information on Glassdoor's findings.