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25 best jobs that pay $100,000 a year

US News & World Report -  Money Logo By Rebecca Koenig of US News & World Report - Money | Slide 1 of 26: Want a career that pads your wallet? Look no further than these 25 jobs from the 
U.S. News Best Jobs of 2019 rankings, which pay six-figure salaries on average. 

That $100,000 threshold is more than twice the U.S. median personal income, which the Bureau of Labor Statistics 
calculated as $887 a week – or about $46,124 a year – in the third quarter of 2018. Many high-paying jobs require heavy investment, sometimes in the form of multiple educational degrees that take years to complete and cost thousands of dollars. 

Data for this list of best careers comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an arm of the federal Department of Labor. The highest median salary the agency records is $208,000, so some of the following professions may offer median annual incomes above that amount. Read on to learn about jobs that pay at least $100,000 and what it takes to get them.

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Want a career that pads your wallet? Look no further than these 25 jobs from the U.S. News Best Jobs of 2019 rankings, which pay six-figure salaries on average.

That $100,000 threshold is more than twice the U.S. median personal income, which the Bureau of Labor Statistics calculated as $887 a week – or about $46,124 a year – in the third quarter of 2018. Many high-paying jobs require heavy investment, sometimes in the form of multiple educational degrees that take years to complete and cost thousands of dollars.

Data for this list of best careers comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an arm of the federal Department of Labor. The highest median salary the agency records is $208,000, so some of the following professions may offer median annual incomes above that amount.

Click ahead to learn about jobs that pay at least $100,000 and what it takes to get them.

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