Careers in Medical Field
There's a reason parents dream their kids will grow up to be doctors - the profession consistently tops "highest paid" lists, medically geared or not, in addition to being relatively recession-proof as health care is always a necessity.
Doctors are at the heart of the health care system, and as such they dominate our list of the top 10 highest paying medical jobs. Salaries vary widely based on location, years of experience, and other factors - but when it comes to maximum earning potential, * not all specialties are created equal.
Salary: $71, 462-$516, 641
Surgeons specialize in operating on patients in order to cure, repair, or remove disease or injury. Because the human body is so complex surgeons often specialize and become an expert on specific body parts or regions. Cardiac and neurosurgeons are the highest paid of all surgeon specialties, followed closely by oral surgeons and then trauma and general surgeons.
Salary: , 156-$362, 422
Anesthesiologists are doctors who specialize in the pain management of surgical patients. They examine patients and determine what type and how much anesthesia to administer, as well as actually administering the anesthesia, monitoring its efficacy, and making adjustments as needed during surgical procedures.
Salary: $60, 281-$271, 033
Obstetricians specialize in women's health, specifically the treatment and diagnosis of issues related to the female reproductive system. Gynecologists focus even more tightly on pregnancy and childbirth. The professions often overlap and OB/GYNs can choose to specialize in areas such as fertility, cancer, or primary care.
Salary: $57, 812-$244, 408
Orthodontists are specialized dentists focusing on the prevention and treatment of irregularities in the teeth, jaw relationships, and facial structure around the mouth. They're responsible for prescribing and applying braces, retainers, and other corrective medical devices as well as performing cosmetic treatments to enhance physical appearance, such as closing unsightly gaps between teeth.
Salary: $87, 329-$259, 117
Psychiatrists study, diagnose and treat disorders, illness, and abnormalities of the mind with a combination of psychotherapy and medication. They can practice generally or specialize in areas such as child psychiatry, substance abuse, or social/development disorders.
Salary: $52.072-$226, 662
Another dental specialty, prosthodontists are experts in the restoration and repair of missing or damaged teeth as well as other oral structures related to the jaw and mouth, usually as a means of preserving or repairing a person's appearance, comfort, health, and/or function. Prosthodontists are experts with crowns, bridges, veneers, dentures, and even surgical implants and reconstructions.
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Career in medical field?
ok....so i am positive that i wanna be a doctor.
i dont want to do surgery or be a vet (who would wanna put puppies to sleep???).
i was thinking about being a pediatrician or an orthodontist.
what other job in the medical field do you think i should look into??
studying medicine is general .once you graduate you will know what kind of doctor you wanna be ,if you are thinking of other medical fields pharmacist ,dentist ,medical technology ,genetics and biochemstry