What jobs pay the most? Health care and tech

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If salary is the most important factor to you in a job (and research suggests 67 percent of job seekers think so), consider the tech or health care industries.

According to job review website GlassDoor, those two industries dominate the top 25 highest paying jobs in America.

Top paying tech jobs on the list include enterprise architects, software development managers, software engineering managers and software architects.

In that field, the lowest average base salary is over $100,000.

But the health care industry also holds its own, with jobs in that field also topping the $100,000 mark.

Here are the top 25 highest paying jobs in the nation, along with the median base salary for each job, according to GlassDoor data:

  1. Physician – $195,842

  2. Pharmacy Manager – $146,412

  3. Pharmacist – $127,120

  4. Enterprise Architect – $115,944

  5. Corporate Counsel – $115,580

  6. Software Development Manager – $108,879

  7. Physician Assistant – $108,761

  8. Software Engineering Manager – $107,479

  9. Nurse Practitioner – $106,962

  10. Software Architect – $105,329

  11. Engineering Manager – $105,260

  12. Applications Development Manager – $104,048

  13. Plant Manager – $103,892

  14. IT Program Manager – $102,969

  15. Solutions Architect – $102,160

  16. Financial Planning & Analysis Manager – $102,155

  17. Data Architect – $101,900

  18. Strategy Manager – $101,754

  19. Systems Architect – $100,984

  20. Scrum Master – $98,239

  21. Consulting Manager – $97,154

  22. Attorney – $96,678

  23. Cloud Engineer – $96,449

  24. Tax Manager – $96,175

  25. Data Scientist – $96,116

You can read more about this report here.

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