The 10 highest paying jobs in Australia

The Australian Tax Office has just released its statistics for the 2014-15 financial year.

Across Australia surgeons top the list of jobs with the highest average taxable income at $377,044, followed by anaesthetists, internal medicine specialists and financial dealers.

Here are the top 10:

Top 10 highest average incomes by occupation

Occupation Number of individuals Average taxable income or loss Median taxable income or loss
2535 Surgeons 3,790 377,044 274,036
2532 Anaesthetists 3,178 341,041 323,970
2533 Internal Medicine Specialists 7,964 281,647 234,620
2222 Financial Dealers 4,862 235,444 128,952
2534 Psychiatrists 2,768 204,236 179,965
2539 Other Medical Practitioners 27,485 192,469 121,934
2712 Judicial and Other Legal  Professionals 2,857 191,201 129,802
2336 Mining Engineers 9,235 174,115 147,104
1111 Chief Executives and Managing Directors 160,081 157,105 72,647
1332 Engineering Managers 26,337 148,216 121,968

Source: ATO

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