27 high-paying jobs for people who love to read
- For those who love reading, there are plenty of jobs that require a lot of research and writing.
- Luckily, many of these positions are also high-paying - ranging from unsurprising jobs such as English professors to perhaps more unexpected careers, such as physicians.
- Using data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a US Department of Labor database, we looked at positions with a median annual salary of over $65,000 where reading comprehension is very important to the job.
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Are you a self-proclaimed bookworm? Can you read quickly and comprehend every sentence you consume?Good news: your passion for books and excellent reading skills may help land you a lucrative job. Turns out there are a lot of high-paying professions out there that require strong reading comprehension skills.
Here are 27 high-paying positions with a score of 80 or higher, in order of lowest to highest pay:
English language and literature professors
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Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary
Climate Change Analysts
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, PostsecondaryAdvertisement
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
History Teachers, PostsecondaryAdvertisement
Molecular and cellular biologists
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary
Informatics Nurse Specialists
Education administrators (elementary and secondary school)Advertisement
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing OfficersAdvertisement
Neuropsychologists and clinical neuropsychologists
Preventive medicine physiciansAdvertisement
Allergists and immunologists
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