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Here are the 20 highest-paying jobs in America this year

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Posted at 7:00 AM, Sep 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-08 07:01:29-04

If you want to make a lot of money, you should probably go to medical school, as the top six highest-paying jobs in America are all in the medical field.

LinkedIn released its "State of Salary Report 2017" this week which included the 20 highest-paying jobs in America.

According to LinkedIn, these are the 20 highest-paying jobs overall in America this year.

 20. - Senior Director, Engineering - $239,000
19. - Investment banking associate - $240,000
18. - Associate general counsel - $242,000
17. - Senior vice president, marketing - $245,000
16. - Vice president, research & development - $248,000
15. - Medical director - $250,000
14. - Ophthalmologist - $250,000
13. - Vice president, supply chain - $255,000
12. - Senior vice president, strategy - $256,000
11. - Senior vice president, human resources - $272,000
10. - Vice president, tax - $272,000
9. - Senior managing director - $298,000
8. - Senior vice president, sales - $300,000
7. - Senior vice president, finance - $300,000
6. - Emergency physician - $314,000
5. - Anesthesiologist - $350,000
4. - Plastic surgeon - $350,000
3. - Radiologist - $374,000
2. - Cardiologist - $382,000
1.  Orthopedic surgeon - $450,000

LinkedIn also ranked the highest-paying entry and mid level jobs, with investment banking analyst and associate brand manager paying the highest at $105,000.

Computer science was the highest-paying field of study with the median total salary at $92,300, while software & IT services is the highest-paying industry.