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Anesthesiologist is the highest-paying job in America , on average - but it's only the top-paying profession in 17 states.

We sifted through the US Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates survey to find out who are the highest-earning professionals in each state and Washington DC.

The survey, which reflects May 2016 salary and employment data, found that medical jobs topped all states in terms of pay.

Here are the highest-paying jobs in all 50 states and DC:

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