The Highest-Paying Jobs and Majors


Business-related pay also compares favorably to other professions by mid-career in PayScale’s research. Though senior engineering directors earn the most at $198,000, they are followed by the chief investment officer and chief marketing officer, who share second at $187,000. Overall, business, computer science, and engineering roles accounted for 18 of the 20 highest annual pay studs. The only professionals who could match up, pay-wise? Attorneys ($159,000) and creative directors ($154,000).

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