Mar 09, 2017 10:57 AM EST

Medical-Related Jobs Are the Highest Paid Ones

Glassdoor's list of highest paying jobs in America has been revealed and it looks like the big bucks can be found in the medical field.

Saving lives is no joke and neither is going to medical school. Just think of how expensive the college fees are, how much you would have to pay for medical textbooks, and how much time you'll be spending putting in hours in hospitals.

But it seems as if all that hard work pays off in the end. According to Glassdoor, jobs part of the medical field are the highest paying ones.

Physicians are at the top of the list, beating jobs the likes of IT and other tech-related occupations with a median base salary of $187,876. Pharmacy Managers follow in second place with a $149,064 median base salary, writes Glassdoor.

Other medical-related jobs are Medical Science Liaison and Pharmacist which rank at number four and five respectively. The former has a salary of $132,842 and the latter $125,847.

Non-medical related jobs include Patent Attorney ($139,272), Enterprise Architect ($112,560), Corporate Controller ($110,855), Software Engineer Manager ($109,350), IT Architect ($105,303), UX Manager ($98,353), Systems Architect ($97,873), Plant Manager ($97,189), Scrum Master ($95,167), and Financial Planning and Analysis Manager ($94,162).

Even Iron Man Tony Stark's job of head of Research and Development for the fictional company known as Stark Industries is included in the top 25. According to Glassdoor, an R&D manager in the United States of America gets a median base salary of $111,905.

Click here to find out how much the Avengers would earn with their possible day jobs.

At the bottom of the list is an attorney who earns $94,695. Read the complete list of 25 Highest Paying Jobs by Glassdoor here.

Glassdoor also provides job listings and the number of job openings available in the event that anyone of you is interested in pursuing the occupations mentioned.

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