"Forbes" just put out a list of the best and worst paying jobs in America. And hey, if you want to make more money, it's easy! Just get into medical school, graduate at the top of your class, spend years in residency, then CASH IN.
The best paying job in the U.S. is anesthesiologist, with an average salary of $235,070-a-year. Plus, it's like the "cool" doctor job . . . you swoop in right before surgery, make sure the patient doesn't DIE when they're sedated, and get home in time for "Scandal".
Overall, NINE of the 10 best paying jobs are types of doctors. The only one on the list that isn't is CEO, which came in 10th.
The 10 best paying jobs are anesthesiologist, surgeon, oral surgeon, OB/GYN, orthodontist, internist, other miscellaneous physicians, general practitioner, psychiatrist, CEO. All 10 jobs average at least $175,000-a-year.
The worst paying job is fast food cook, at $18,870-a-year. That averages out to about $9-an-hour.
The 10 worst paying jobs are fast food cook, general fast food worker, shampooer, dishwasher, food service cashier, restaurant hostess, busboy, farm worker, amusement park worker, and movie usher. All 10 make less than $10-an-hour. (Forbes)