Today’s tough economic climate can discourage those considering making a career move or going back to school. The good news is that it doesn’t have to! California has many fast growing industry sectors and potentially well-paying professions available for job seekers.
What Are Some Potentially High-Paying Careers in California?
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Obstetricians and Gynecologists are physicians who provide medical care related to pregnancy, childbirth and the overall health of female reproductive systems.
Annual Mean Wage $220,940xiii
Anesthesiologists are physicians who administer anesthetics prior to, during or after surgery, or other medical procedures.
Annual Mean Wage: $216, 850xi
Chief Executives are the highest-ranking officers in a public or private entity (who determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction.)
Annual Mean Wage: $197,060xii
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons perform surgery and treat diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region.
Annual Mean Wage: $179,920xiv
Athletes are people who compete in athletic events and competitions.
Annual Mean Wage: $125,020xii