Before choosing a career path, you definitely might take a look at some of the aspect of that career and its scope and the first aspect we tend to consider is the salary expected in that career. Let us take a look at the actual salaries that could surprise you and even tend to modify your career path.
At a point where you are trying to figure out your choice career, your decision definitely would be driven by the salary factor. Interestingly, some of the salaries pay filthily high that you might have never expected and vice versa.
According to the director of the Georgetown University center on Education and the Workforce, Dr. Anthony Carnevale the paychecks for some jobs depict the actual role of these jobs in the economic scenario. He also says that the major difference between these jobs and their annual salaries s mostly about their existing value they offer to the national economy. He also added that most of us choose a career path only on the basis of our thought process, perception, and the views we receive from people we generally interact with.
Just to bring forth the actual myths some people have about certain jobs and their salaries, let us take a look at some of the jobs and some of their salaries are just to take your breath away. These job options could also influence you to change your career path by giving a clear picture of what your next step should be in terms of your career.
High Pay Job No.1 –System Software Developer
Median Annual Salary* -$99,000
Low Pay Job No. 1 – Surgical technologist
Median Annual Salary*- $41,790
High Pay Job No. 2 –Dental Hygienist
Median Annual Salary*- $70,210
Low Pay Job No. 2 –Model
Median Annual Salary* – $18,750
High Pay Job No. 3 – Technical Writer
Median Annual Salary*- $65,500
Low Pay Job No. 3 –Announcer
Median Annual Salary*- $28,020
High Pay Job No. 4 – Market Research Analyst
Median Annual Salary* – $60,300
Low Pay Job No. 4 –Legislator
Median Annual Salary* – $19,780
*All salary information is from the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Employment and Wages data, May 2012