Here are the 25 highest-paying jobs of 2020 and where you can land one

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New data from the U.S. News & World Report found that the 25 highest-paying jobs of 2020 are led by anesthesiologists. They make a mean salary of $267,000 per year and are the highest-paid professionals in the US.

This list brings good news for those considering a career in the healthcare industry, with all of the top 10 highest paid roles being involved in that area.

Out of all 25 roles, only the position of sales manager also appears on the list of the fastest-growing jobs in 2020.

Take a look at the top 25 highest paying jobs for 2020 and see how you can snag one of these roles for yourself

1. Anesthesiologist

Projected number of jobs: 1,500

Median Salary: $208,000

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 0.4%

2. Surgeon

Projected number of jobs: 500

Median Salary: $208,000

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 0.4%

3. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons

Projected number of jobs: 400

Median Salary: $208,000

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 0.4%

4. Obstetrician and gynecologist

Projected number of jobs: 500

Median Salary: $208,000

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 0.4%

5. Orthodontist

Projected number of jobs: 500

Median Salary: $208,000

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 0.9%

6. Psychiatrist

Projected number of jobs: 4,500

Median Salary: $208,000

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 4.3%

7. Physician

Projected number of jobs: 1,600

Median Salary: $194,500

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 0.4%

8. Prosthodontist

Projected number of jobs: 0

Median Salary: $176,540

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 0.9%

9. Pediatrician

Projected number of jobs: 700

Median Salary: $170,560

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 0.4%

10. Dentist

Projected number of jobs: 10,400

Median Salary: $151,850

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 0.9%

11. Nurse anesthetist

Projected number of jobs: 7,600

Median Salary: $167,950

Education needed: Master’s

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: N/A

12. Petroleum engineer

Projected number of jobs: 900

Median Salary: $137,170

Education needed: Bachelor’s

Industry: Engineering

Unemployment rate: 3.7%

13. IT manager

Projected number of jobs: 46,800

Median Salary: $142,530

Education needed: Bachelor’s

Industry: Technology

Unemployment rate: 2%

14. Podiatrist

Projected number of jobs: 600

Median Salary: $129,550

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: N/A

15. Marketing manager

Projected number of jobs: 20,900

Median Salary: $134,290

Education needed: Bachelor’s

Industry: Sales and marketing

Unemployment rate: 2.6%

16. Financial manager

Projected number of jobs: 104,700

Median Salary: $127,990

Education needed: Bachelor’s

Industry: Business

Unemployment rate: 1.4%

17. Pilot

Projected number of jobs: 7,000

Median Salary: $115,670

Education needed: Bachelor’s

Industry: Social services

Unemployment rate: 0.7%

18. Lawyer

Projected number of jobs: 50,100

Median Salary: $120,910

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Social services

Unemployment rate: 0.9%

19. Sales manager

Projected number of jobs: 20,600

Median Salary: $124,220

Education needed: Bachelor’s

Industry: Sales and marketing

Unemployment rate: 2.6%

20. Business operations manager

Projected number of jobs: 165,000

Median Salary: $100,930

Education needed: Bachelor’s

Industry: Business

Unemployment rate: 1.8%

21. Pharmacist

Projected number of jobs: -100

Median Salary: $126,120

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 1.6%

22. Financial advisor

Projected number of jobs: 19,100

Median Salary: $88,890

Education needed: Bachelor’s

Industry: Business

Unemployment rate: 0.9%

23. Optometrist

Projected number of jobs: 4,000

Median Salary: $111,790

Education needed: Doctorate

Industry: Health care

Unemployment rate: 0.1%

24. Actuary

Projected number of jobs: 5,000

Median Salary: $102,880

Education needed: Bachelor’s

Industry: Social services

Unemployment rate: N/A

25. Political scientist

Projected number of jobs: 300

Median Salary: $117,570

Education needed: Master’s

Industry: Social services

Unemployment rate: N/A