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HARTFORD – Nearly seven in ten people report that salary and compensation are among their leading considerations when determining where to work, according to Glassdoor.

For people who really want to earn a big paycheck, which jobs offer the highest salaries?

According to Glassdoor’s latest report highlighting the 25 Highest Paying Jobs in America for 2016, physicians, lawyers and research & development managers are bringing home the biggest paychecks. This report is entirely based on people with these jobs who have shared their salaries on Glassdoor over the past year.

Which other jobs offer the highest salaries? Check out the complete results:

1. Physician
Median Base Salary: $180,000
Number of Job Openings: 2,064

2. Lawyer
Median Base Salary: $144,500
Number of Job Openings: 995

3. Research & Development Manager
Median Base Salary: $142,120
Number of Job Openings: 112

4. Software Development Manager
Median Base Salary: $132,000
Number of Job Openings: 3,495

5. Pharmacy Manager
Median Base Salary: $130,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,766

6. Strategy Manager
Median Base Salary: $130,000
Number of Job Openings: 701

7. Software Architect
Median Base Salary: $128,250
Number of Job Openings: 655

8. Integrated Circuit Designer Engineer
Median Base Salary: $127,500
Number of Job Openings: 165

9. IT Manager
Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 3,152

10. Solutions Architect
Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 2,838

11. Engagement Manager
Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,452

12. Applications Development Manager
Median Base Salary: $120,000
Number of Job Openings: 263

13. Pharmacist
Median Base Salary: $118,000
Number of Job Openings: 4,502

14. Systems Architect
Median Base Salary: $116,920
Number of Job Openings: 439

15. Finance Manager
Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 2,582

16. Data Scientist
Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,985

17. Risk Manager
Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,137

18. Creative Director
Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 696

19. Actuary
Median Base Salary: $115,000
Number of Job Openings: 175

20. Data Architect
Median Base Salary: $113,000
Number of Job Openings: 762

21. Tax Manager
Median Base Salary: $110,000
Number of Job Openings: 1,495

22. Product Manager
Median Base Salary: $107,000
Number of Job Openings: 7,758

23. Design Manager
Median Base Salary: $106,500
Number of Job Openings: 510

24. Analytics Manager
Median Base Salary: $106,000
Number of Job Openings: 988

25. Information Systems Manager
Median Base Salary: $106,000
Number of Job Openings: 147