Not everyone can land that dream job as a cat wrangler on a Greek island. So, many people -- 67% of job seekers according to a recent survey -- say that salary is a crucial component of their job search.
According to a new report from Glassdoor, one of the world's largest job and recruiting sites, you might want to look into being a physician or pharmacy manager. On Wednesday, the site published its annual list of the 25 highest paying jobs in America. (Though, "c-suite level jobs" were excluded.) The list is based on "salary reports shared by employees with these jobs on Glassdoor," and it's organized using each career's median base salary.
Tech jobs occupy 13 of the 25 available slots, up from 11 in the 2017 report. The healthcare industry accounts for five positions, one less than last year, but it also lays claim to the top three places. The report also highlights that eight jobs are new to this year's list, including strategy manager, cloud engineer, and data scientist.
"The fact that employers are paying top dollar for many tech and healthcare jobs reinforces how demand for these valuable skill sets continues to outpace the supply of talent with these expertises," said Amanda Stansell, economic research analyst for Glassdoor. "We know that salary matters a lot to job seekers when determining where to work, but it should not be the only factor to consider. We’ve found that company culture and values, career opportunities and trust in senior leadership matter most when it comes to keeping employees satisfied in their jobs long-term."
Take a look below at Glassdoor's full top 25. (The methodology notes that a job had to have received at least 100 salary reports from U.S.-based employees over the last year to be considered for the list.)