Below are the top 20 paid positions as reported by ERI Economic Research Institute. It quickly becomes obvious that most of these top earners are executives, or doctors and surgeons. The Salary Assessor provides in depth salary data for 5,700 job titles. Having a high salary is a great benefit, but which industries will have the top earners of tomorrow?
|Job Title||Mean Salary|
|Controller, Top Corporate||$157,606.00|
|Systems & Programming Manager||$118,186.00|
|Financial Analysis Manager||$114,168.00|
|Area Sales Manager||$102,421.00|
The data come from ERI Salary Surveys' Salary Increase Survey & Forecast. This "evergreen" survey provides projections of planned wage & salary increases by geographic area, job function, industry and user-defined planning date, including a review of the previous year's structure and merit increase rates by job type.
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