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The Highest-Paying Job Per State

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Bringing home the big bucks!

Have you ever wondered what the highest paying job is in your state? It’s no surprise that working in the medical field will leave your wallet and bank account full and happy. According to the annual average salary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people in the medical field earn the highest salaries across the board. The question is: which medical profession makes the most money?

Dr. George Sawaya examines patient Susan Lehr at the UCSF Women's Health Center June 21, 2006 in San Francisco, California. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced on today his plan called San Francisco Health Access Plan (SF HAP), a universal healthcare plan for San Francisco residents that is scheduled to be up and running within a year. The plan will be the first of its kind in the United States. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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What’s the highest paying job in your state?

Alabama, Alaska, and Arizona

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Alabama: Anesthesiologist | $245,750
Alaska: Obstetrician and Gynecologist | $247,070
Arizona: Surgeon | $241,710

Arkansas, California, and Colorado

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Arkansas: Obstetrician and Gynecologist | $246,750
California: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon | $222,720
Colorado: Surgeon | $227,380

I need to change my profession.