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Lawyers are No. 2 on list of highest-paying jobs


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Lawyers trail only doctors on a list of the 25 highest-paying jobs in America for 2016.

Physicians were No. 1 on the list by Glassdoor.com, Time reports. Lawyers, ranked second, had a median salary about $35,000 below that of physicians.

Glassdoor.com created the list based on salary information shared by people with the Glassdoor website.

The top five, along with median base pay for the positions, are:

1) Physician, $180,000

2) Lawyer, $144,500

3) Research and development manager, $142,120

4) Software development manager, $132,000

5) Pharmacy manager, $130,000


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