Special Report

25 Highest Paying Jobs

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20. Computer programmers
> 2018 median annual earnings: $82,732
> Total number of workers: 428,000
> Projected employment change 2016-2026: -7.2%
> Computer programmers with a bachelor’s degree: 73.3%

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19. Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers
> 2018 median annual earnings: $83,304
> Total number of workers: 69,000
> Projected employment change 2016-2026: +5.6%
> Judicial workers with a bachelor’s degree: 98.2%

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18. Information security analysts
> 2018 median annual earnings: $85,020
> Total number of workers: 93,000
> Projected employment change 2016-2026: +28.5%
> Information security analysts with a bachelor’s degree: 67.5%

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17. Electrical and electronics engineers
> 2018 median annual earnings: $85,592
> Total number of workers: 282,000
> Projected employment change 2016-2026: +2.0%
> Electrical and electronics engineers with a bachelor’s degree: 20.6%

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16. Veterinarians
> 2018 median annual earnings: $87,204
> Total number of workers: 64,000
> Projected employment change 2016-2026: +18.8%
> Veterinarians with a bachelor’s degree: 100.0%