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So, a lot of money motivated people out there on TSR. A common query is: what are the highest paying careers? Well, I got bored so I made a list of what I think they are; the ones found on the internet usually suck. If you disagree or want to add to the list comment below:

Note: by 'high paying' my criteria was low to mid six figures or more, terminal income.

In no particular order

Accessible grad careers

1. High finance (IBD/S&T/PE/HF/VC/AM/Research)

2. Corporate law (Partner track or be a high flying barrister)

3. Medicine (GPs (family doctors) and specialists: anaesthesists, surgeons, OB/GYN etc)

4. Accounting (Audit/Tax) at a big4/top 10 firm (Partner track)

5. Executive management track (Director>VP>SVP>C-suite) of a business function (HR/R&D/Operations/Finance/Merchandising/Marketing/Sales etc..) at any large to mid-size company

6. Product person (software engineer, product manager, designer etc..) at a big brand name tech company (FB/Google etc)

7. Consulting at a strat house (MBB/Oliver Wyamn/Strategy& etc) or big4 (partner track)

8. Any type of high end sales (e.g. enterprise, luxury, headhunting, broking etc)

9. Real Estate (RE IB/REITs/RE PE/Development)

10. Dentistry (Orthodontics/Maxilofacial Surgery)

11. Quant finance (prop trading, quant research strats, etc) at a hedge fund or prop/HFT trading firm or IB *

12. Actuary (partner track or exec track depending)

13. Middle Office (Risk, Compliance etc) or Back Office (Operations, HR etc) at an IB

14. Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking or Private Banking at a top shop

15. Pilot for a major airline

16. Oil and Gas/Mining (Geologist/Petroleum Engineer etc..)

17. Data Scientists

Talent and heavily luck-based careers

1. Entrepreneurship (any kind)

2. High profile creative person (Film/TV/Theatre/Music/Modelling/Architecture/Design)

3. High end sportsperson

4. Internet personality (Blogger/Youtuber etc)

5. High end nutritionists, personal fitness coaches, life coaches

6. High end psychologists and therapists

7. High end chefs and cooks

8. Bartenders at high end venues

9. Pro gamblers and poker players

10. Pro gamers
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Premier league/Bundesliga/BBVA footballer as well
Basically all the great sportsmen
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(Original post by Princepieman)
So, a lot of money motivated people out there on TSR. A common query is: what are the highest paying careers? Well, I got bored so I made a list of what I think they are; the ones found on the internet usually suck. If you disagree or want to add to the list comment below:

Note: by 'high paying' my criteria was low to mid six figures or more, terminal income.

In no particular order

1. High finance (IBD/S&T/PE/HF/VC/AM/Research)

2. Corporate law (Partner track or be a high flying barrister)

3. Medicine (GPs (family doctors) and specialists: anaesthesists, surgeons, OB/GYN etc)

4. Accounting (Audit/Tax) at a big4/top 10 firm (Partner track)

5. Executive management track (Director>VP>SVP>C-suite) of a business function (HR/R&D/Operations/Buying/Merchandising/Marketing etc..) at any large to mid-size company

6. Product person (software engineer, product manager, designer etc..) at a big brand name tech company (FB/Google etc)

7. Consulting at a strat house (MBB/Oliver Wyamn/Strategy& etc) or big4 (partner track)

8. Any type of high end sales (e.g. enterprise, luxury, headhunting, broking etc)

9. Real Estate (RE IB/REITs/RE PE/Development)

10. Dentistry (Orthodontics/Maxilofacial Surgery)

11. Quant finance (prop trading, quant research strats, etc) at a hedge fund or prop/HFT trading firm or IB *

12. Actuary (partner track or exec track depending)

13. Middle Office (Risk, Compliance etc) or Back Office (Operations, HR etc) at an IB

14. Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking or Private Banking at a top shop

15. Entrepreneurship (any kind)

16. High profile creative person (Film/TV/Theatre/Music/Modelling/Architecture/Design)

17. Oil and Gas/Mining (Geologist/Petroleum Engineer etc..)

18. Pilot for a major airline*
I dont see mcdonalds on the list

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Premier league/Bundesliga/BBVA footballer as well
Basically all the great sportsmen
Ooh forgot about that!

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I dont see mcdonalds on the list

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Tbf, I heard the crew members were on at least £10mm in 5 years. Sounds like a lucrative gig

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17. Oil and Gas/Mining (Geologist/Petroleum Engineer etc..)

18. Pilot for a major airline

As for a lot of these roles (and the ones I've quoted), you'd need to be in a relatively senior position before the mega bucks start rolling in. I saw a chief geologist position for an oil/gas consultancy, approx salary was 100k and there was opportunity for performance based bonuses of up to 35%. 15 - 20 years experience was a requirement.
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As for a lot of these roles (and the ones I've quoted), you'd need to be in a relatively senior position before the mega bucks start rolling in. I saw a chief geologist position for an oil/gas consultancy, approx salary was 100k and there was opportunity for performance based bonuses of up to 35%. 15 - 20 years experience was a requirement.
Yep, this is true that's why they're 'careers'. The highest paying jobs by themselves would be fairly unrepresentative. One can't just expect to make insane amounts right away in any career ahaha
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You forgot meth chef!
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Some bloggers/vloggers, top-notch fitness models/competitors/trainers, nutritionists, holistic life coaches, etc.
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Politics as well (Prime Minister track)
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(Original post by Trapz99)
Politics as well (Prime Minister track)
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Some bloggers/vloggers, top-notch fitness models/competitors/trainers, nutritionists, holistic life coaches, etc.
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Oh, and not to forget chefs (master ones in fancy restaurants), also competitive bartending makes some cash.
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Oh, and not to forget chefs (master ones in fancy restaurants), also competitive bartending makes some cash.
Creative brain on ya, I like it. Will add

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This is a quality thread by the way.
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Professional gamers and poker players
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Professional gamers and poker players
Jeez.. You should be a pro brainstormer

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Youtuber!

Did you get data analyst?
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At this rate of brainstorming there's going to be 1000 careers on here by tomorrow.
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Strippers make a lot of money also...
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Strippers make a lot of money also...
Not exactly a legal career tho

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