The 15 Highest Paying Healthcare Jobs


“A career in healthcare can be one of the most professionally and financially rewarding out there,” says LinkedIn with the release of their list of the highest paying jobs in the U.S. for healthcare in 2017. The list was compiled based on the latest LinkedIn Salary Data, which includes salary information provided by verified users on the professional networking site. The highest paying titles were selected based on median base salary reported—C-level positions were excluded from analysis—and physicians, particularly surgeons, were the clear winners.

According to LinkedIn, the highest paying healthcare jobs and their median incomes are:

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon – $475,000
  2. Surgeon – $400,000
  3. Cardiologist – $400,000
  4. Radiologist – $373,000
  5. Anesthesiologist – $368,000
  6. Medical Director – $260,000
  7. Pathologist – $258,000
  8. Vice President of Quality – $245,000
  9. Physician – $235,000
  10. Hospitalist – $233,000
  11. Global Marketing Director – $233,000
  12. Vice President Finance – $225,000
  13. Vice President Human Resources – $225,000
  14. Senior Director of Development – $225,000
  15. Psychiatrist – $220,000

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