It's pretty clear that a doctor makes more money than a fast-food worker. But does a surgeon bring home more bucks than an anesthesiologist? It can't hurt to find out -- and it might even boost your salary savvy.
What's the best-paying professional field in the United States?
What's the worst-paying professional field in the United States?
What's the best-paying job in the country?
What's the average annual wage in the United States?
Surgeons in this city make almost $15,000 more than the national average.
New York, N.Y.
Food service workers in this locale make the farthest below the national average.
What U.S. state/district has the highest average annual salary?
Which two states have the lowest average annual salary?
South Dakota and Mississippi
Alaska and Arkansas
New Hampshire and Montana
New Mexico and North Dakota
Michigan and Alabama
Kentucky and Maine
The salaries of these workers decreased more than any other sector in 2008.
If you're thinking about going into the dental field, what profession should you choose to make the most bucks?
oral and maxillofacial surgeon
What's the only job in the top 10 that isn't in the medical or dental field?
Who are the worst-paid workers in the country?
fast food preparers/servers
What's the highest-paying nonprofit job?
If you're a woman, you're lucky if you live here -- it's the best-paying state/district for women.
This is the worst-paying state for women.
Women in the nation's capital make about how much more per year than women living in Mississippi?
On average, women make what percentage of men's salaries?
As far as pay goes, would you be better off as a ticket taker at a movie theater or as a parking lot attendant?
parking lot attendant
Where do the highest-paid parking lot attendants live?
Most of the best-paying jobs involve hospitals -- but what's the worst-paying job you could have in a hospital?