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Neurosurgeons take home a median $368,000 in salary and bonus annually. What other great careers from Money and's list of Best Jobs in America offer hefty paychecks?

.  Neurosurgeon

top pay neurosurgeon
  • Median pay: $368,000
  • Top pay: $643,000
Source: All pay data from
Note: We looked at jobs from the top 100 with the highest median pay. Median pay is for an experienced worker (at least five to seven years in field). Top pay represents the 90th percentile, i.e. top 10% earners in the field. No more than one job within a "job family" from the Bureau of Labor Statistics could qualify.
- Last updated November 06 2012 11:38 AM ET

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