If you took last year as a sign to quit your job in the name of self-care, then these jobs aren’t for you.
Although the working world is changing, allowing for more flexibility with working remotely and the importance of mental health days, unsurprisingly, the 10 jobs that pay the most in Australia are pretty demanding.
If you’re like me and you’d prefer to get paid to take naps, then you might need to find a more creative route to wealth. But if money is important to you and you’re up to the challenge, you could put in the time studying and go after Australia’s highest-paid jobs.
The Australian Tax Office has released a bunch of data that highlights Australia’s most lucrative professions, revealing 10 jobs that, on average, guarantee the highest annual salary.
We know you’re dying to know which seven-year degree you’ll need to complete before entering into the industry of high flyers, so without further ado, here are the top 10 highest paying jobs in Australia.
Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs In Australia
Average salary: $394,303
Surgeons in Australia: 4,150
Average salary: $386,065
Anaesthetists in Australia: 3,412
3. Internal medicine specialist
Average salary: $304,752
Internal medicine specialists in Australia: 9,559
4. Financial dealer
Average salary: $275,984
Financial dealers in Australia: 4,720
Average salary: $235,558
Psychiatrists in Australia: 3,001
6. Other medical practictioners
Average salary: $222,933
Medical practitioners in Australia: 28,404
7. Judicial/legal professionals
Average salary: $188,798
Legal professionals in Australia: 3,866
8. Mining engineer
Average salary: $184,507
Mining engineers in Australia: 8,856
9. Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director
Average salary: $164,896
CEOs in Australia: 190,386
10. Engineering manager
Average salary: $159,940
Engineering managers in Australia: 25,578