3 dental jobs among highest paying in nation: US News

Jobs in the dental field are some of the highest paying, with oral and maxillofacial surgeons averaging $208,000 annually, according to U.S. News & World Report, which released its "Best Paying Jobs" list Jan. 12.

For the ranking, U.S. News used data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to identify jobs with the greatest hiring demand from 2019-29. From there, researchers compared each job's median salary to determine a list of the highest-paying jobs.

Here are the highest-paying jobs, based on median salary:

• Anesthesiologist: $208,000
• Surgeon: $208,000
• Oral and maxillofacial surgeon: $208,000
• Obstetrician and gynecologist: $208,000
• Orthodontist: $208,000
• Prosthodontist: $208,000

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