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Are you looking to become a physician, pharmacy manager, patent attorney, or nuclear engineer?  You could be looking at making some of the biggest salaries this year in the United States.

According to Glassdoor, prnewswire.com, 7 out of 10 people say that salary and compensation are their top reasons for accepting a job.  Below are the Median annual salaries:

 

1. Physician

Median Base Salary: $187,876
Number of Job Openings: 7,770

2. Pharmacy Manager

Median Base Salary: $149,064
Number of Job Openings: 2,370

3. Patent Attorney

Median Base Salary: $139,272
Number of Job Openings: 525

4. Medical Science Liaison

Median Base Salary: $132,842
Number of Job Openings: 391

5. Pharmacist

Median Base Salary: $125,847
Number of Job Openings: 5,496

6. Enterprise Architect

Median Base Salary: $112,560
Number of Job Openings: 1,320

7. Physician Assistant

Median Base Salary: $112,529
Number of Job Openings: 13,547

8. Applications Development Manager

Median Base Salary: $112,045
Number of Job Openings: 516

9. R&D Manager

Median Base Salary: $111,905
Number of Job Openings: 185

10. Corporate Controller

Median Base Salary: $110,855
Number of Job Openings: 259

11. Software Engineering Manager

Median Base Salary: $109,350
Number of Job Openings: 1,011

12. IT Architect

Median Base Salary: $105,303
Number of Job Openings: 250

13. Software Architect

Median Base Salary: $104,754
Number of Job Openings: 1,147

14. Nurse Practitioner

Median Base Salary: $104,144
Number of Job Openings: 12,566

15. Solutions Architect

Median Base Salary: $102,678
Number of Job Openings: 4,174

16. Data Architect

Median Base Salary: $102,091
Number of Job Openings: 1,438

17. Actuary

Median Base Salary: $99,507
Number of Job Openings: 463

18. IT Program Manager

Median Base Salary: $98,883
Number of Job Openings: 250

19. UX Manager

Median Base Salary: $98,353
Number of Job Openings: 263

20. Systems Architect

Median Base Salary: $97,873
Number of Job Openings: 1,167

21. Plant Manager

Median Base Salary: $97,189
Number of Job Openings: 1,286

22. Scrum Master

Median Base Salary: $95,167
Number of Job Openings: 2,072

23. Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Median Base Salary: $94,862
Number of Job Openings: 501

24. Nuclear Engineer

Median Base Salary: $94,852
Number of Job Openings: 155

25. Attorney

Median Base Salary: $94,695
Number of Job Openings: 1,010

 

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