Jobs with six-figure salaries [Pictures]
Six-figure salaries are usually designated for the highest positions in particular fields, and are meant to reward the amount of education and career experience it takes to earn them. From science to health care to finance, nearly every field and industry has opportunities to earn six figures.
Browse these 14 jobs that earn six-figure salaries and determine if your career path will lead to one of these attractive paychecks. All median annual pay figures and job descriptions are from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.
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Computer and information systems manager( Baltimore Sun photo by Kenneth K. Lam / December 27, 1999 )
2010 median pay: $115,780
What they do: Computer and information systems managers, often called IT managers or IT project managers, plan, coordinate and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing the appropriate computer systems to meet those goals.