The 15 highest-paying jobs in the US, according to LinkedIn

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Many jobs on the list are in the medical field.

What occupation earns the biggest bucks in America?

According to LinkedIn's first State of Salary report , the answer is orthopedic surgeons.

To find the highest-paying occupations, LinkedIn analyzed data from two million LinkedIn members who submitted their total compensation, including bonuses and commissions.

Other physicians fared well on the list, too.

Eight of the top 15 jobs on LinkedIn's list of the highest-paying occupations were in the medical field.

Here are the 15 highest paying jobs in the US, according to LinkedIn:

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