1. Anesthesiologists

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Median Salary: $232,830
Employees in Occupation: 29,930

And the winner is….anesthesiologists! It’s the doctors responsible for keeping you comfortably numb while on the operating table that bring in the most money. Anesthesiologists earn the top spot on our list of highest paying jobs in the United States. These doctors are the true bread winners in America and are paid a pretty penny to devise the appropriate anesthesia doses for patients while in surgery. However, the other jobs on this list are not too far behind.