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The only way you would maybe be upset about the money you make at your tech job is if you checked out the salaries of your friends who went on to become doctors and dentists. But tech is no slouch, of course, nabbing 14 of the 25 spots on Glassdoor’s 2019 list of the highest paying jobs in the U.S.

Glassdoor, the job search site that lets current and former employees anonymously share company details such as salary details, found that tech and healthcare roles continue dominate when it comes to median base pay.

After physician topped the list at $193,415 — followed by pharmacy manager, dentist and pharmacist — the first tech job to crack the list at No. 5 is enterprise architect, at $122,585.

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Other tech jobs in the top 25 include software engineering manager, data architect, UX manager, cloud engineer and more.

The three highest paying employers in 2019 were all tech companies paying a median total salary over $160,000 a year, Glassdoor reported. The top 25 on that list included just two Seattle-area companies, with Microsoft at No. 10 with median total compensation of $148,068, and Tableau at No. 21, with pay of $138,043.

Here’s Glassdoor’s breakdown of the 10 highest paying tech companies in the U.S. in 2019:

1. Palo Alto Networks

  • Median total compensation: $170,929

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2. NVIDIA

  • Median total compensation: $170,068

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3. Twitter

  • Median total compensation: $162,852

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5. Google

  • Median total compensation: $161,254

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6. VMware

  • Median total compensation: $158,063

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7. LinkedIn

  • Median total compensation: $157,402

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8. Facebook

  • Median total compensation: $152,962

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9. Salesforce

  • Median total compensation: $150,379

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10. Microsoft

  • Median total compensation: $148,068

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11. Juniper Networks

  • Median total compensation: $146,781

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Complete list of the top 25 highest paying jobs:

1. Physician

  • Median base salary: $193,415

2. Pharmacy Manager

  • Median base salary: $144,768

3. Dentist

  • Median base salary: $142,478

4. Pharmacist

  • Median base salary: $126,438

5. Enterprise Architect

  • Median base salary: $122,585

6. Corporate Counsel

  • Median base salary: $117,588

7. Software Engineering Manager

  • Median base salary: $114,163

8. Physician Assistant

  • Median base salary: $113,855

9. Corporate Controller

  • Median base salary: $113,368

10. Software Development Manager

  • Median base salary: $109,809

11. Nurse Practitioner

  • Median base salary: $109,481

12. Applications Development Manager

  • Median base salary: $107,735

13. Solutions Architect

  • Median base salary: $106,436

14. Data Architect

  • Median base salary: $104,840

15. Plant Manager

  • Median base salary: $104,817

16. IT Program Manager

  • Median base salary: $104,454

17. Systems Architect

  • Median base salary: $103,813

18. UX Manager

  • Median base salary: $102,489

19. Site Reliability Engineer

  • Median base salary: $100,855

20. Cloud Engineer

  • Median base salary: $98,626

21. Attorney

  • Median base salary: $97,711

22. Data Scientist

  • Median base salary: $97,027

23. Information Security Engineer

  • Median base salary: $95,786

24. Analytics Manager

  • Median base salary: $95,238

25. Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

  • Median base salary: $94,874

Complete list of the 25 highest paying companies:

1. Palo Alto Networks

  • Median total compensation: $170,929

2. NVIDIA

  • Median total compensation: $170,068

3. Twitter

  • Median total compensation: $162,852

4. Gilead Sciences

  • Median total compensation: $162,210

5. Google

  • Median total compensation: $161,254

6. VMware

  • Median total compensation: $158,063

7. LinkedIn

  • Median total compensation: $157,402

8. Facebook

  • Median total compensation: $152,962

9. Salesforce

  • Median total compensation: $150,379

10. Microsoft

  • Median total compensation: $148,068

11. Juniper Networks

  • Median total compensation: $146,781

12. ServiceNow

  • Median total compensation: $145,529

13. McKinsey & Company

  • Median total compensation: $145,367

14. PlayStation

  • Median total compensation: $143,229

15. Autodesk

  • Median total compensation: $142,083

16. Workday

  • Median total compensation: $141,893

17. Synopsys

  • Median total compensation: $140,577

18. eBay

  • Median total compensation: $140,056

19. BNP Paribas

  • Median total compensation: $140,056

20. Qualcomm

  • Median total compensation: $139,754

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21. Tableau Software

  • Median total compensation: $138,043

22. Western Digital

  • Median total compensation: $137,527

23. Veritas

  • Median total compensation: $137,244

24. Adobe

  • Median total compensation: $135,027

25. Genentech

  • Median total compensation: $133,605

Read the report to learn more about how Glassdoor compiles its lists.

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