The 25 best high-paying jobs in America for 2018

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Most of these jobs pay more than $100,000 a year and offer other perks like low stress levels and great work-life balance.

When choosing a career, it's important to seek out jobs that are meaningful, will allow balance in your life, and that will be around in the future.

But a high salary doesn't hurt, either.

US News & World Report recently released its 2018 Best Jobs rankings, which determines the best occupations in the US based on median salary, employment rate, job growth, job prospects, stress level, and work-life balance.Advertisement

The publication then ranked these coveted positions by pay, finding that, unsurprisingly, many of America's top jobs come with six-figure salaries.

Positions in the healthcare sector dominated the list, with anesthesiologists claiming the top spot.

Read on to see the 25 best high-paying jobs in the US, with salary data and projected job growth from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and job descriptions provided by US News & World report (we included mean annual salary data where specific median annual salary data was not available):