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Top 100 highest paying jobs in Nevada

Posted at 11:02 AM, Aug 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-12 20:12:22-04

Are you getting paid what you're worth? If not, it might be time for a career change.

There are plenty of high-paying jobs in Nevada and some don't even require numerous years of schooling.

Career expert site Zippia has put together a list of the top money making jobs in Nevada. While the top paying jobs are obviously those that require a lengthy college education, there are a few that only require just some training or a two-year program.

Check out these top 10 Nevada jobs and their average salaries:

1. Surgeons $278,550
2. Internists, General $227,340
3. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $207,990
4. Dentists, General $195,360
5. Pediatricians, General $189,120
6. Chief Executives $179,380
7. Dentists, All Other Specialists $177,430
8. Psychiatrists $175,220 $89,950
9. Family and General Practitioners $160,070
10. Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $153,360
Not a surgeon? No worries. There's plenty of money out there for you. 
Gaming and Human Resource managers came in at 41 and 42 making almost $98,000 a year.
Dental Hygienists came in at 59 with $89,190 and Art Directors scored a cool $81,340 coming in at number 79.
To see the full list, click here.