Am I Missing a Zero? 9 Distinguished Jobs That Don’t Pay What You Think

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Our careers shouldn’t be centered around how much money we make. We should work in an industry that gives us joy and satisfaction.

Okay… so money is an important factor. We all need to pay our bills, which is one of the many reasons why we go to college, to better our chances of landing a high-paying job.

When you think about financially successful careers, which ones come to mind? Doctor. Lawyer. Tons of professions give the impression they will show you the money, but that’s not always the case. Check out these “distinguished jobs” that barely pay what you think. Should we adjust our ideals?

Average annual earnings based on information from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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