Special Report

25 Highest Paying Jobs

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10. Electrical and electronics engineers
> Median weekly earnings: $1,803
> Number of workers: 276,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 6.5% (as fast as average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 79.5%

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9. Veterinarians
> Median weekly earnings: $1,840
> Number of workers: 60,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 18.8% (much faster than average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 100.0%

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8. Nurse practitioners
> Median weekly earnings: $1,841
> Number of workers: 141,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 36.1% (much faster than average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 99.1%

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7. Computer and information systems managers
> Median weekly earnings: $1,843
> Number of workers: 594,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 12.0% (faster than average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 73.9%

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6. Aerospace engineers
> Median weekly earnings: $1,892
> Number of workers: 137,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 6.1% (as fast as average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 86.3%