These days a good number of career choices are available but still choosing a career path seems daunting for an aspirant. Students could not understand which field would be suitable for them. In which career high pay and growth are guaranteed.
Have you ever thought about what are the essential attributes to consider before selecting a career path? There are three major things that normally an aspirant considers:
- Is it personally and professionally rewarding to me?
- Is it exciting, and can I grow in this field?
- And lastly, does it pay well?
You must agree with us that one can compromise on other things but could not compromise on a salary. Here the question arises: why should one ignore the salary factor? Everyone wishes to have a luxurious life. In this context, we will discuss what are the 10 highest-paying jobs in the world as well as what are the highest-paying jobs in Pakistan.
Top 10 highest-paying jobs in the world in 2023
Our experts have taken this data from several sources. Our main objective is to provide you with the most recent and authentic information about the top 10 highest-paying jobs:
Neurosurgeon – $496,000
This is the world’s top-paying profession in the medical field. Neurologists treat patients with complex disorders of the nervous system such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Lou Gehrig’s disease, epilepsy, headache disorders, and infections of the brain and peripheral nervous system.
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon – $333,293
The primary job of this profession is different in comparison to a normal dentist. Because they only perform surgeries related to the face, mouth, and jaws.
Education: A dentist degree is mandatory and Four years of training in OMFS (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)
Anesthesiologist – $326,296
Anesthesiologist works to ensure the total care of the surgical patient which includes before and after the procedure of surgery. He also recommends a patient for the relief of pain.
Education: 4-year undergraduate medical degree, 4 years in an anesthesiology residency program and should qualify for the final exam of the Board of Anesthesiology to get licenses.
Chief Executive Officer – $310,000
It is one of the highest ranks in any firm or organization. Normally they are selected by shareholders and the board of directors. Their work is to manage the resources, deal with corporate affairs, and take important decisions.
Education: The CEOs normally hold a business, accounting, or psychology degree followed by a Master’s degree.
This job is related to the dental field and the work of an orthodontist is to examine, diagnose, and fix any dental abnormalities relating to the position of the jaw and teeth.
Education: Bachelor’s in Dental degree, certificate of orthodontics (gained through a residency.
This is also one of the highest-paying professions. Normally they deal with pregnancy cases, in other words, gynecologist deals with the reproductive process of a female which includes the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and breasts all are included in his treatment area.
Education: Must obtain an MBBS degree followed by a Master’s in Gynecology
Psychiatrist – $281113
The main role of psychiatrists is to diagnose different disorders. This profession is to identify the root causes behind the condition of the patient and accordingly prescribe the medicines and therapies.
Education: MBBS degree is required, and PG in Psychiatry through an exam.
Airline Pilot & Co-Pilot – $240,000
This is one of the most adventurous, courageous, and enthusiastic professions. It has the highest pay and an enormous number of perks and privileges.
Education: FAA-approved bachelor’s degree, and different pilot licenses and certificates. Including commercial and private pilot licenses and flight instructor certificates etc.
Physician – $227,000
Mainly this profession is divided into two major categories:
General Physician: An individual who possesses great knowledge of different diseases which can be harmful to the internal organs of human beings.
Special physician: An individual who possesses extensive knowledge of only a single area and includes cardiology, infectious disease, etc.
Education: MBBS degree is mandatory, 1 Year internship or House job
Internist – $229500
This job is also very interesting, the Internists are popular for diagnosing without any surgical treatment for any internal injury. However, it deals with acute illnesses like diabetes, high blood pressure, and Alzheimer’s.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from a medical school and 3 to 7 years of internship and residency programs.
These all jobs are the highest-paying jobs globally. Moreover, in specific regions or countries, these same jobs are rotating on top rank. Let’s take the example of Pakistan and discuss what are the top high pay jobs.
Top 10 highest-paying jobs in Pakistan
- I.T. Professionals – 500,000
- Chartered Accountant – 450,000
- Physicians and Surgeons – 462,000
- Judges – 388,000
- Lawyers – 314,000
- Bank Managers – 296,000
- Chief Executive Officers (CEO) – 277,000
- Cyber Security Manager – 150,000
- Dentist – 250,000
- Pilot – 185,000
These are some of the highest paying jobs that one can opt for.