For each of us, the definition of a high paying job is relative to what we earn and what we want to earn. $80,000 is definitely above the average figure and earning this amount or more will make you sit at the top half of the salary table.
CareerBuilder recently compiled a list of 30 jobs that pay $80,000 annually or more in the US. That means over $6,000 monthly gross, take home salary. The list is created by analyzing a series of jobs and salary extracted from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the month of May 2009.
Some of the high paying jobs include sales engineers, construction managers, veterinarians, medical and health services managers, electronic engineers, financial analysts, producers, physics teachers, physician assistants, chiropractors and administrative law judges.