The Best Paying Jobs of 2016

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CareerCast.com has recently released a list documenting the best paying jobs of 2016. The study looked at each job from the context of work environment, income, hiring outlook, and stress.

The environment context looked at areas such as degree of competitiveness and stamina needed for the job. The income context looked at things such as growth potential. The hiring outlook used factors such as employment and income growth. The study looked at stress in the context of deadlines, meeting the public, and hazards encountered, to name a few.

Listed below are the top 20 jobs of 2016 with their income. You can find how each job measured up regarding the other contexts listed above here: http://www.careercast.com/jobs-rated/jobs-rated-report-2016-ranking-200-jobs

 

  1. Data Scientist

Income: $128,240.00

 

  1. Statistician

Income: $80, 295.00

 

  1. Information Security Analyst

Income: $89, 295.00

 

  1. Audiologist

Income: $73, 231.00

 

  1. Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Income: $68,200.00

 

  1. Mathematician

Income: $104, 285.00

 

  1. Software Engineer

Income: $93, 233.00

 

  1. Computer System Analyst

Income: $83,255.00

 

  1. Speech Pathologist

Income: $72, 247.00

 

  1. Actuary

Income: $97, 362.00

  1. Occupational Therapist

Income: $79, 213.00

 

  1. Human Resources Manager

Income: $103, 307.00

 

  1. Dental Hygienist

Income: $72, 198.00

 

  1. Biomedical Engineer

Income: $87, 262.00

 

  1. Dietitian

Income: $57, 299. 00

 

  1. Meteorologist

Income:  $88, 258. 00

 

  1. Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Income: $76, 286.00

 

  1. Optometrist

Income: $101, 360. 00

 

  1. Physical Therapist

Income: $82, 204.00

 

  1. Petroleum Engineer

Income: $131, 358. 00