Top 10 Unexpectedly High-Paying Jobs

Top 10 Unexpectedly High-Paying Jobs

Everyone is looking for perfect and handsome job in sense of pay scale and position and  many people’s thought only peoples like CEO, Doctors, Engineers Layers and board of directors type peoples are getting perfect handsome pay. In this article we tried to show you the Top 10 Unexpectedly high-paying jobs.

Conversely, many other careers come along with unexpectedly high salaries. From air traffic controllers to art directors, funeral managers to foresters, there is a varied range of jobs that bring in much more money than one might expect. Read on for a review of ten unexpectedly high-paying jobs, according to an employment survey from the US Department of Labor.

Salary information listed below is based on the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook.

10 Archivist


Archivists are researchers who consider and manage traditionally valuable documents and records. They may also participate in research based on archived essays, letters or photographs, and are involved in the maintenance and upkeep of such materials. They sometimes help other researchers or visitors look for items in the archives. Archivists make an average annual salary of $54,570.

09 Forester


Foresters are implicated in all types of environmental and outdoor work, like managing wilderness or protected lands, appraising the value of a prearranged acreage, maintaining forest health, and working on conservation efforts. Foresters make an average annual salary of $60,300.

08 Animator

Animators generate and design special effects, digital animation, and other multimedia elements for movies, television shows, computer games, music videos, commercials, and other forms of media. The might work freelance, or for a specific production company. Animators make an average annual salary of $65,300.

07 Postmaster and Mail Superintendent

07 Postmaster and Mail Superintendent

Postmasters and mail superintendent plan and coordinate the administrative and operational services of U.S. post offices. They also supervise the postal workers working under their office. Postmasters and mail superintendents make an average annual salary of $71,670.

06 Talent Agent

Talent Agent

Talent agents (also simply called agents) are the organizer behind artists, performers, and athletes. They often serve as the middleman between their clients and potential employers or customers, handling auditions or tryouts, contract negotiations, perks and paycheck terms, and publicity matters. Although agents don’t receive the million-dollar paychecks their clients are accustomed to, they do make an average annual salary of $86,560.

05 Funeral Service Manager

Funeral Service Manager

Funeral service managers manage the operations of a funeral home, and may also be involved in the planning and coordination of individual monument services. Funeral service managers are also responsible for the attainment and sale of funeral home commodities and services, such as caskets or cremation. Funeral service managers make an average annual salary of $88,970.

04 Art Director

Art Director

Art directors develop and design visual communication and strategies for various companies. Art directors are often involved in the conception of graphic design and layouts for a company’s website, advertising campaigns, and/or overarching multimedia marketing strategies. Art directors might work for advertising or public relations firm, a newspaper or magazine, or even work for motion picture industries. Art directors make an average annual salary of $89,820

03 Nurse Midwife

Nurse Midwife

Either working on their own or as part of a medical team, nurse midwives are advanced practice registered nurses. They are involved in OB/GYN healthcare for women, and are specifically responsible for care before, during, and even after childbirth. To become a nurse midwife, you must receive a degree from an accredited program. You also need to pass a national certification exam. Nurse midwives make an average annual salary of $107,460.

02 Astronomer


Astronomers are involved in the watching, analyzing, and research of various astronomical phenomena, such as the engagements of celestial bodies like moons, planets, stars, and galaxies. Many astronomers have educational backgrounds in mathematics or physics. Professional astronomers generally possess a PhD in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics, and tend to be employed by high-level research universities. Professional astronomers make an average annual salary of $110,380.

01 Air Traffic Controller

Air Traffic Controller


Air traffic controllers are responsible for directing the flow of commercial airline flights. They authorize and regulate the pathways of flights. Air traffic controllers must complete an FAA-recognized education program, and attend a training course at the FAA Academy. Air traffic controllers make an average annual salary of $122,410.

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