5. Prosthodontists

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Median Salary: $169,130
Employees in Occupation: 310

Prosthodontists are highly trained dental surgeons who specialize in various oral conditions such as missing teeth and maxillofacial tissues. These doctors earn an impressive salary, but they are in a very selective field with just over 300 in the United States. It requires a combination of both medical and dental school. Their salary is good enough to earn them the number five spot on our highest paying jobs rankings.