Who makes the biggest bucks? The answer: radio announcers! (Just joking with that gag answer). In case you're wondering what professions pay the highest and lowest salaries, there's new research to answer that. Often, college students look at this type of information to help  determine their majors.

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Using monthly salary and employment information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Forbes calculated the annual wages for various occupations.

Top five highest paying jobs in the U.S.A. 

1. Anesthesiologist

2. Surgeon

3. OB/GYN physician

4. Oral surgeon

5. Orthodontist

Top five lowest paying jobs in the U.S.A

1. Fast-food cook

2. Food-prep/server

3. Dish washer

4. Shampooer (Dogs or People)?

5. Cafeteria, food concession and coffee shop counter attendant