Six Careers That Pay More Than $100K

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Deciding on your career can be daunting, especially when finances come into play. If you’re aiming for a high salary, here are some jobs that pay over $100K according to the website 

Public Relations Manager 

Average Annual Salary: $119,860 

A bachelor’s or a master’s can help you land this senior position in the public relations industry. A person in this role is responsible for creating materials for the public image of their client or company, writes Daria Uhlig.  

Physician Assistant 

Average Annual Salary: $121,530  

People with experience as Registered Nurses or EMT’s would fit this role. Like doctors, PA’s can perform exams and provide hands-on treatment with supervision.  

Nurse Anesthetist 

Average Annual Salary: $123,780 

The role is the advanced practice for registered nurses. An anesthetist would be responsible for administering it during procedures as well as monitoring the patients. 


Average Annual Salary: $124,300 

Optometrists help patients see crystal clear through the treatment of eye injuries, diseases and vision problems.  


Average Annual Salary: $127,9900 

According to GoBankingRates, san Jose, Sunnyvale and Santa Clara, California are where you can find the highest-paid attorney jobs with an annual salary of $231,200.  

Computer and Information Research Scientist  

Average Annual Salary $131,490  

Computer science is one of the fasted-growing and highest paying fields. The Bay Area is the most lucrative place for people in this role.  

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Youtuber Income Over Outcome talks about associates degrees that can earn you high salaries.


Montgomery County Community College, the sponsor of MONTCO.Today’s Career Corner offers more than 100 associate’s degree and certificate programs at the college’s Blue Bell, Pottstown, The Culinary Arts Institute in Lansdale campuses, and online.

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