According to a report published in March by Glassdoor, doctors, lawyers and research & development managers were the top-earning professionals in the United States during the period from January 24, 2015 to January 23, 2016. The highest paying occupations also include software development, pharmacy and strategy managers, software architects, and IT managers. The list from Glassdoor reflects anonymous salary reports from users of the company's job website. At least 75 reports must be shared with Glassdoor by employees per job title during the reporting period to be included in the ranking. The number of job openings shown below represents active job listings on Glassdoor website as of February 23, 2016.
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