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|
|2533 Internal Medicine Specialists||7,964||281,647||234,620|
|2222 Financial Dealers||4,862||235,444||128,952|
|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|