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Best paying careers for women and men

If you're planning to enter University, have just graduated or are looking at changing your career, you're probably interested in the different salaries offered by different careers.

Certainly, while the most important aspect of deciding on a career is recognising what works for you in terms of strengths, skills, knowledge and personality, it doesn't hurt to have some idea of what pays well.

What is most apparent from the following lists is that the best paying careers for women and men require a three or four year degree (or even longer in some cases) in the specific subject area. Many also require a postgraduate qualification with ongoing professional training after qualification.

Here is a very brief guide to the top careers in the US, Canada and UK, followed by the top 20 best paying careers for each of these countries.

Anaesthesiologist / Anaesthetist

Gives anaesthetics to render patients unconscious during surgical or other medical procedures. Examines patient to evaluate the degree of surgical risk and type of anaesthetic to be used. Discusses findings with surgeon, is responsible for patient during surgery. May teach medical students.

Internist

Diagnoses and provides non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries of internal organ systems. Usually provides care for adults with a wide range of problems relating to the internal organs.

Obstetricians and gynaecologists

Diagnoses, treats and helps to prevent diseases affecting the female reproductive organs, and the process of childbirth.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons

Operates on the mouth and jaws, plus related head and neck structures, to remove tumours, extract difficult teeth, correct jaw abnormalities, etc.

Orthodontist

Examines, diagnoses, and treats major dental problems. Designs and creates appliances such as braces to realign teeth and jaws abnormalities.

Physician / Surgeon

Treats diseases, injuries, and deformities by surgical methods. Usually works in a hospital.

Psychiatrist

Diagnoses, treats and helps to prevent disorders of the mind.

Chief Executive

Directs and co-ordinates operational activities at upper management level. Determines and puts together policies and business strategies for the overall direction of both private and public sector organisations.

General Practitioner

Diagnoses, treats, and helps to prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. Usually works from a surgery in the community.

Paediatrician

Diagnoses, treats and helps to prevent children's diseases and injuries. Usually works in a hospital setting.

Best Paying Careers for women and men in the US

  • Anaesthesiologists.
  • Internists, general.
  • Obstetricians and gynaecologists.
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgeons.
  • Orthodontists.
  • Prosthodontists.
  • Psychiatrists.
  • Surgeons.
  • Chief executives.
  • Family and general practitioners.
  • Paediatricians, general.
  • Airline pilots, co-pilots, and flight engineers.
  • Dentists, general.
  • Air traffic controllers.
  • Engineering managers.
  • Astronomers.
  • Lawyers.
  • Podiatrists.
  • Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates.
  • Computer and information systems managers.

Best Paying Careers for women and men in Canada

  • Physician/Surgeon.
  • Pharmacist.
  • Anaesthesiologists.
  • Psychiatrist/Psychologist.
  • Physiotherapist.
  • Chief Executive.
  • Audio-Therapist.
  • Dentist/Orthodontist.
  • Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates.
  • Health Administrator.
  • Osteopath/Chiropractor.
  • Ophthalmologist.
  • Executive/Senior Official.
  • Socio-Anthropologist.
  • Air Pilot/Navigator.
  • Family and general practitioners.
  • Physician Assistant.
  • Accountant/Auditor.
  • Private Investigator.
  • Lawyer.

Best Paying Careers for women and men in the UK

  • Anaesthetists.
  • Obstetricians and gynaecologists.
  • Oral surgeons.
  • Orthodontists.
  • Investment bankers.
  • Psychiatrists.
  • Surgeons.
  • Chief Executives.
  • Family and general practitioners.
  • Paediatricians, general.
  • Airline pilots, co-pilots, and flight engineers.
  • Dentists, general.
  • Veterinary surgeon.
  • Air traffic controllers.
  • Engineering managers.
  • Astronomers.
  • Lawyers.
  • Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates.
  • Barristers.
  • Systems analysts.

How Do You Get One Of These Best Paying Careers?

To get into any of the above careers, you need to have the relevant education, qualifications or training. Competition for these jobs is intense, especially at entry level. You therefore need to learn about writing a CV that can beat all these other applicants if you want to end up with any of these best paying careers.

A CV writing service can produce an eye-catching CV that enables you to secure one of these best paying careers. Professional CV services know what employers are seeking when they try to fill a job vacancy and they can tailor your CV to meet the employers' criteria. A CV writer can therefore make a significant differences to your chances of securing one of these best paying careers.

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