The 9 Highest Paying Jobs of 2014

A List of the Most Lucrative Professions of the Year

8. Attorney

Job: Attorney
Median salary: $110,058

This one is a little vague since there are a lot of different types of attorneys, but generally speaking they make good money.

Whether you’re a criminal defense attorney, prosecutor, real estate lawyer, etc., you need a bachelor’s degree along with a law degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. Attorneys must also pass the bar exam in whichever states they wish to practice.