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7. Pharmacist

Job: Pharmacist
Median salary: $121,443

Pharmacists – the real kind not the Walter White variety – are the ones who make and dispense prescription medications as prescribed by doctors. Often working in hospitals or independent pharmacies located in drug stores, pharmacists make the medication, talk with people about side effects and allergies, and dispense meds to the customers.

A 4-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy degree is required, and pharmacists must also be licensed which entails passing at least two exams.