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What Americans Earn

Who are the highest paid people in America? If you said doctors, you'd be correct. Surgeons ranked No. 1 among the highest-paid professions in the U.S. with an average salary of $190,280 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Anestheiologists were second with pay of $184,880 per year. Obstetricians and gynecologists were third with an average of $180,660. General internists came in fourth with $160,130 and general pediatricians were in the fifth spot with annual pay of $143,300.

But how do non-doctors measure up in earnings each year? See what Americans earn in almost every job category below in our salary charts. Data is compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics