Special Report

25 Highest Paying Jobs

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25. Management analysts
> Median weekly earnings: $1,499
> Number of workers: 606,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 14.3% (faster than average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 78.3%

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24. Marketing and sales managers
> Median weekly earnings: $1,509
> Number of workers: 994,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 8.4% (as fast as average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 69.5%

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23. Physical scientists, all other
> Median weekly earnings: $1,529
> Number of workers: 270,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 7.2% (as fast as average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 100.0%

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22. Financial analysts
> Median weekly earnings: $1,530
> Number of workers: 264,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 10.9% (faster than average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 87.4%

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21. Mechanical engineers
> Median weekly earnings: $1,534
> Number of workers: 337,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 8.8% (as fast as average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 76.5%