Have you always dreamed of paying off your credit card debt, and then owning a yacht, a sparkly new Lamborghini and a place in the Hamptons? Hate to break it to you, but money doesn't grow on trees — you have to work for it (unless you were born rich). And for many of the highest-paying careers, you'll need years of education as well as on-the-job training. But if you pick the right career and put in the time, even you — yes, you — could be making it rain.
For this Top 10 list, we've tallied up the annual mean wages for the highest-paying jobs in the U.S. workforce as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in May 2016 (the most recent figures available). However, we should note that we made a slight change. Most of the highest-paying jobs in the U.S. are in the medical field, so we've grouped doctors and surgeons together to avoid this list becoming "10 reasons why you should've studied more in high school science and gone to med school." Without further ado, here are the highest-paying careers in the United States.
10 .Solutions Architect
Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 2,838
A solutions architect collaborates on projects with colleagues and is responsible for the overall design of the company's application or product. They also meet with clients, turning requests into designs and recommending best p