10 Surprisingly High Paying Jobs in USA


Are you thinking about changing careers but feeling intimidated about the education and licensure associated with well-paying jobs?

Exactly how much GRUNT work does it take to get the GRATIFICATION of a new career making at least six figures? We did the math on the grunt-to-grant ratio for you, with 10 jobs you wouldn’t expect to be well-paying, and the details on what it takes to land the position, in this episode of The Info-graphics Show…

10 Surprisingly High Paying Jobs.

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Number 10. Railroad conductor Up to $104,000 Did you know that in the U.S., professionalized railroad conductors are still around? Neither did we, but they exist, and they cash in in some areas.

The national median salary is just $54,000, but it does go all the way up to $104,000. The grunt is working your way up in a dying industry and learning on the job without many mentors or companies to choose from. You’re away from home for long periods of time. But the great thing is you get to see the country in an old-timey kind of way, you get to feel like that kid you once were with your first train set, and you can avoid the 9 to 5 and tell corporate America to kiss your “…”