List of Different Careers With Salaries

Would you like some information about choosing careers? Salary details can help you in deciding whether you have made the right career choice. Here is a list of different careers with salaries.
| Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Choosing a career is amongst the most important decisions in a person's life. This is the time for new beginnings and the correct choice will allow the person to enjoy new challenges and experience fulfilment on the professional front.However this decision needs to be taken after careful analysis about the skills and requirements needed in each job.

After a thorough investigation of the skills, talents, likes, dislikes, values, beliefs possessed by the individuals they can narrow down on their choice of career. Salary is also an important criterion that aids in the process of choosing careers.

The skills required for a job is ordinarily one of the deciding factors so far as the salary is concerned. The salary increases with the increase in experience and also depends on the educational background of the individual. Following is a list of different careers with salaries and while the list is by no means exhaustive, it does include some of the major careers:

  • Accountant and Auditor: $81,570 (Top bracket industries)
  • Accounting clerks: $32, 780
  • Actuary: $53,754
  • Administrative law judges, adjudicators and hearing officers: $77,730
  • Agents and business managers of artists, athletes and performers: $84,070
  • Agricultural and food science technicians: $33,700
  • Agricultural equipment operators: $21,950
  • Agricultural science teachers, postsecondary: $77,190
  • Agricultural engineers: $67,810
  • Agricultural workers: $25,070
  • Agricultural inspectors: $38,820
  • Amusement and recreation attendants: $17,530
  • Animal scientists: $31,970
  • Animal breeders: $31,970
  • Animal trainers: $29,920
  • Animal control workers: $29,370
  • Astronomers: $95,000
  • Assemblers and fabricators: $31,000
  • Artists and related workers: $48,890
  • Athletes and sports competitors: $74,440
  • Atmospheric and space scientists: $77,810
  • Audiologists: $61,110
  • Athletic trainers: $38,860
  • Anthropologists and archaeologists: $52,900
  • Anthropology and archaeology teachers: $68,240
  • Anaesthesiologist: $321, 686
  • Architects: $73,650
  • Air traffic controllers: $107,780
  • Airline pilots, co-pilots, and flight engineers: $148,810
  • Air transportation: $159,180
  • Actor: $32,000
  • Advertising Manager: $54,000
  • Aerospace Engineer: $47,000
  • Ambulance Driver: $25,000
  • Automotive Mechanic: $25,000
  • Biochemists and Biophysicists: $80,900
  • Biomedical Engineer Salary: $79,610
  • Biological scientists: $63,560
  • Bakers: $23,720
  • Bailiffs: $36,260
  • Baggage porters and bellhops: $21,580
  • Bartender: $11,000
  • Biologist: $37,000
  • Brick masons and Block masons: $44,370
  • Broadcast news analysts: $66,910
  • Broadcast technicians: $35,540
  • Bridge and lock tenders: $35,930
  • Bookkeeper: $28,000
  • Bricklayer: $37,000
  • Child, family and school social workers: $40,640
  • Captains, pilots and heads of ships: $67,070
  • Chefs and head cooks: $37,880
  • Chief Executives: $144,600
  • Credit analysts: $60,190
  • Computer Applications Software Engineer: $85,660
  • Computer Programmer Salary: $72,010
  • Civil engineers: $75,230
  • Clinical Research Manager: $65,000
  • College Professor: $51,000
  • Commercial Real Estate Manager: $108,000
  • Computer Numeric Control Machine Programmer (CNC Programmer): $25,000
  • Consumer Loan Processor: $22,876
  • Content Specialist: $40,000
  • Cook � Institution: $22,000
  • Copy Writer: $33,470
  • Crane Operator: $25,000
  • Choreographers $38,320
  • Chiropractors: $81,070
  • Dentist: $147,010
  • Dental Hygienist: $64,910
  • Dental assistants: $32,380
  • Detectives and criminal investigators: $60,390
  • Electrical engineers: $82,090
  • Engineering manager: $110,030
  • Elementary school teachers: $50,040
  • Financial analysts: $81,700
  • Fire Fighters: $42,370
  • Foreign language teachers: $60,050
  • Forester: $40,000
  • Fashion Designers: $69,270
  • Gaming supervisors: $42,390
  • Gaming service workers: $24,110
  • Gaming dealers: $17,010
  • Gaming managers: $67,340
  • Gas Supply Manager: $91,000
  • Geologist: $36,000
  • GIS Analyst: $29,000
  • Groundskeeper: $19,000
  • Graphic Designers: $45,340
  • Hairstylist: $15,000
  • HVAC Mechanic: $28,500
  • Human Resource Manager: $99,810
  • Kindergarten teachers: $47,750
  • Lawyer: $118,280
  • Librarians: $50,860
  • Licensed Practical Nurse: $32,000
  • Market research analyst: $65,930
  • Medical Laboratory Technician: $33,000
  • Motorcycle Mechanic: $18,600
  • Medical assistants: $28,270    
  • Medical transcriptionists: $30,660
  • Marketing Managers: $113,400
  • Middle school teachers: $50,630
  • Mechanical engineers: $75,130
  • Music directors and composers: $53,320
  • Network Administrator: $38,000
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgeons: $178,440
  • Orthodontists: $185,340
  • Personal Financial advisors: $ 89,220
  • Physician: $156, 010
  • Prosthodontists: $169,360
  • Physician assistants: $77,800
  • Pharmacy Technician: $27,560
  • Physical Therapist: $71,520
  • Public Relations Manager: $97,170
  • Preschool teachers: $25,800
  • Photographer: $40000
  • Print Production Manager: $46,000
  • Psychologist: $59,500
  • Psychiatrists: $149,990
  • Pastor: $55,000
  • Real Estate Brokers: $79,800
  • Real Estate Agents: $55,090
  • Registered Nurses: $62,480
  • Research and development: $92,870
  • Retail Sales Staff: $15,500
  • Roofer: $30,000
  • Sales Representatives: $72,700
  • Sales Managers: $102,730
  • Sociologists: $68,300
  • Surgeons: $282, 504
  • Secondary school teachers: $52,450
  • School Nurse: $26,000
  • Security Guard: $30,000
  • Small Engine Mechanic: $25,000
  • Systems Administrator: $53,000
  • Systems Software engineer: $90,780
  • Training and development managers: $86,670
  • Taxi drivers and chauffeurs: $22,080
  • Teller: $19,000
  • Tool and Die Maker: $32,000
  • Truck Driver: $30,000
  • Veterinarian: $84,090
  • Veterinary Technician: $28,920
  • Webmaster: $45,000
  • Writers and authors: $58,080
  • Word processors and typists: $30,540
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Justina on Wednesday, October 31, 2012
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All this is goood i thinkin gone be a regestered nurse
John Goldman on Thursday, May 24, 2012
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Sure, a librarian makes more than an aerospace engineer. seems legit.
A Girl on Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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Is this per year, and in usd?
Pau on Wednesday, August 4, 2010
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Wow, some of these are really inflated, and some are way low. example: vet techs can make that much, but only in select areas. auto mech,25k? only in a jiffy lube or some make shift shop, i know a lot of them that make well over 80k a year. close on actuary: 45k 2 tests and their first year.
John on Saturday, November 22, 2008
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They dont pay me that much here in my country :(
» Sashana replies to John on Friday, January 15, 2010
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I totally agree with you! they dont want to pay us that much in our countries and thats totally insane!!