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25 Highest Paying Jobs

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15. Aircraft pilots and flight engineers
> 2018 median annual earnings: $90,636
> Total number of workers: 98,000
> Projected employment change 2016-2026: +3.4%
> Aircraft pilots and flight engineers with a bachelor’s degree: 73.7%

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14. Physician assistants
> 2018 median annual earnings: $91,104
> Total number of workers: 118,000
> Projected employment change 2016-2026: +37.3%
> Physician assistants with a bachelor’s degree: 93.2%

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13. Computer network architects
> 2018 median annual earnings: $91,780
> Total number of workers: 112,000
> Projected employment change 2016-2026: +6.5%
> Computer network architects with a bachelor’s degree: 60.2%

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12. Computer hardware engineers
> 2018 median annual earnings: $92,144
> Total number of workers: 70,000
> Projected employment change 2016-2026: +5.5%
> Computer hardware engineers with a bachelor’s degree: 75.1%

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11. Aerospace engineers
> 2018 median annual earnings: $92,976
> Total number of workers: 145,000
> Projected employment change 2016-2026: +6.1%
> Aerospace engineers with a bachelor’s degree: 86.4%

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