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These 39 Jobs Can Make You a Millionaire Before You Hit 65

GOBankingRates Logo By John Csiszar of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 41: For those born in 1960 or later, the full retirement age is 67, according to the Social Security Administration — which means most people will need to remain in the workforce for over 40 years. But, if you choose a career that pays well, it’s possible to become a millionaire with just 35 years on the job or less.
GOBankingRates looked at the 39 jobs with the highest average salaries in the U.S. and determined how much you would be able to save after 25, 30 and 35 years on the job. The study assumed that living expenses cost $60,815 per year, which is the national average and didn’t account for the cost of schooling. So, if you want to become a millionaire before retirement, you should aim for one of the highest-paying jobs out there.

For those born in 1960 or later, the full retirement age is 67, according to the Social Security Administration — which means most people will need to remain in the workforce for over 40 years. But, if you choose a career that pays well, it’s possible to become a millionaire with just 35 years on the job or less.

GOBankingRates looked at the 39 jobs with the highest average salaries in the U.S. and determined how much you would be able to save after 25, 30 and 35 years on the job. The study assumed that living expenses cost $60,815 per year, which is the national average and didn’t account for the cost of schooling. So, if you want to become a millionaire before retirement, you should aim for one of the highest-paying jobs out there.

Click through the slideshow to see some of those jobs.

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