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The Best-Paying Jobs Of 2014

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If we told you the best paying jobs of not just 2014 but any other year are those that had cost highest scholarships, would you be at all shocked? Of course you wouldn’t. There is a reason certain schools cost more than others – and the reason is – jobs you get after you’ve acquired your degree pay pretty well! Still, some of the jobs that we’ve enlisted below pay well while scholarships for their degrees didn’t cost an arm and a leg. Let’s check out what the best paying jobs of 2014 are!

Software Developer

Software developers are professionals behind your Android phone addiction and computer games obsessions. They can be systems-focused developers with their responsibility being to build operating systems, or they can be applications developers who design databases and games as well as computer software. They are highly paid as they should be.

Computer Systems Analyst

You are probably rolling your eyes at this profession, right? Well, you are not the only one. Most of us have this idea that anything that sounds boring IS in fact boring and easy to work. Wrong! To be the best worker in this profession, a person needs to be process-oriented and extremely goal-focused. Also, a computer systems analyst must understand networks, hardware and software and how all of it works together. They make recommendations to organizations and advise them which operations systems are the best to use.


You know what they say: A smile will open any door. Well, if the smile isn’t white enough, there’s a tough change any door will open. That’s why you’ve got dentists that take care of your mouth hygiene. They make a living (and a well paid at that) diagnosing and treating our teeth. Further, they advise us on how to maintain good oral health. A job of a dentist is a job for a patient person with an easy and a precise hand.


Surgeons are by far the most paid people you’ll ever meet. You can’t really say that’s a shocker nor it should be. After all, after so many years of studying, internships and other trainings these professionals had to go through, it’s only reasonable they’ll be the first on the list. Their responsibility doesn’t decrease with years of work, in fact – it only increases. As they build their reputation as good surgeons, they need to keep up with it.


Where would we be without physicians, right? Medical industry practically rests on physicians who have excelled in their field. They are responsible for diagnosing, treating and instructing patients on disease prevention, proper hygiene and diet. It’s a well paid job and it will always be a prestigious profession.

Web developers

These professionals are the brains behind fonts and layouts on your favorite websites. This is thought to be one of the fastest-growing jobs this decade with the potential of growing even more. It also pays well, so it is one of the best jobs to dedicate your professional life to, if you are the one with patience, creative mind and dedication.

Mechanical Engineer

Being a mechanical engineer is a job not everybody can do. It is engaging and precise and it is ideal blend of right- and left-brain thinking. These professionals turn devices from theoretical design phase to the technical production phase and their job is rightfully very well paid.


Goes without word, right? Since the dawn of time, being a lawyer meant not just a prestigious vocation but a rather high salary, especially if you’ve got Harvard behind you and a great company in front of you. Basically, nothing has changed and lawyers are still a hip profession to choose. Your wallet will be thankful, that’s for sure.

Eye surgeon

Eye surgeons are surgeons that have specialized in the comprehensive medical and surgical care of the eyes and vision. They are the only ones who have the knowledge and training to diagnose and treat visual and eye problems. They are also trained to advise a patient on necessary treatment and prevention of their vision impairments and medical disorders, eye surgery included. With four years of college, four years of medical school, and four to five years of additional specialized training, an eye surgeon isn’t just a respected profession but a well paid one, too. (for more information about eye surgery visit


Acquiring a degree of a beautician is nothing like medical school, but it still is one of the well paid jobs you could choose. Getting education in this field is available at community colleges as well as postsecondary institutes. Training programs usually last for around 24 month and a person can specialize in fields like cosmetology, hairstyling, makeup, manicures and pedicures, etc. with the possibility of performing in other beauty practices. Beauticians prepare and apply skin treatments, analyze skin, apply makeup, and provide clients with professional beauty advice.

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