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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Jobs That Pay a Lot for You to Work a Little (12 pics)

Business Insider analyzed US Census data for 478 jobs. According to the data they found, the average working American works about 39 hours a week, and the median earned income across all occupations is $32,000.

Postal service clerks
Avg hours: 39.32
Median income: $51,000
What they do: Perform any combination of tasks in a post office.
Speech-language pathologists
Avg hours: 36.17
Median income: $54,000
What they do: Assess and treat people with speech, language, voice and fluency disorders.
Psychologists
Avg hours: 36.75
Median income: $56,000
What they do: Diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of people through observation, interviews and pyschological tests.
Chiropractors
Avg hours: 39.75
Median income: $60,000
What they do: Asses, treat and care for patients by manipulation of spine and musculoskeletal system.
Occupational therapists
Avg hours: 36.02
Median income: $60,000
What they do: Provide rehabilitative treatments and procedures that help build or restore vocational, homemaking and daily living skills.
Technical writers
Avg hours: 39.61
Median income: $62,000
What they do: Write technical materials such as equipment manuals or operating maintenance instructions.
Physical Therapists
Avg hours: 37.43
Median income: $63,000
What they do: Assess, plan, organize and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.
Audiologists
Avg hours: 37.77
Median income: $64,000
What they do: Assess and treat people with hearing disorders.
Radiation Therapists
Avg hours: 38.40
Median income: $70,000
What they do: Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards.
Optometrists
Avg hours: 39.03
Median income: $100,000
What they do: Diagnose, manage and treat conditions and diseases of of the human eye and visual system.
Pharmacists
Avg hours: 38.38
Median earned income: $102,000
What they do: Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use.
Dentists
Avg hours: 37.83
Median income: $130,000
What they do: Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases and injuries.

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