There are certain careers that are specifically good to have, especially if you are looking to earn the most money possible, even during a period of time when the economy is still in recovery mode, dealing with the aftermath of the recession. One of these jobs is a pharmacist, as they earn, on average, a salary of about $112,160 per year. Pharmacists have several responsibilities, which include dispensing prescription medication and providing patients with the necessary information they need to know about their prescriptions, which includes dosage instruction and the possibility of side effects that could and may occur. Air traffic controllers are also making quite a pretty penny with an annual salary of around $114,460. The responsibilities for those working within this position are to regulate the air traffic, manage movement, and ensure that all safety regulations are being followed. There are certain qualifications that must be met in order to have this career.
Believe it or not, sales managers are also making good money, with an average salary of around $116,860. Sales managers have to perform a number of different tasking, ranging from keeping this coordinated to distributing product and working alongside of any clients who are in need of the services offered. A bachelor’s degree is typically required for those looking to become a sales manager and get their foot in the door. New York is one of the best areas to find such a position as well, with the highest wage available for sales managers. Co-pilots and airplane pilots are doing well despite the sluggish economy, earning around $118,070 per year. It is important for pilots to take responsibility of the plan and its passengers. This job is definitely high paying but is also considered one of the more stressful jobs.
A financial manager is a good career to have, with an average annual salary of $120,450. These individuals are responsible for investments, banking, insurance and more. Marketing managers are earning salaries of around $126,190 and responsible for just about every aspect of marketing for their company. Becoming a lawyer is a good choice for those interested in earning an annual salary of around $130,490 or more. Chief Executive Officers of companies are also earning around $176,550 per year, making this an ideal position for all. Overall, those who are making the most are surgeons and doctors, with an annual salary of around $168,650 or higher. While these individuals seem to make the most money, they also have stressful positions, often working long hours and working on-call for their patients as well. Self-employed physicians often make more than those who are not self-employed and are working for a medical practice that is not owned by them in particular.