12 Highest Paying job which is less than 40 hours a Week

Ever feel like you’re overworked with the typical 40-hour work week? Business Insider analyzed US Census data for 478 jobs. According to the data they found, the average working American works about 39 hours a week, and the median earned income across all occupations is $32,000.

While some work more or less than the average, people with the following careers report working less than the normal 40 hours and are earning at least $50,000 a year.

Postal service clerks

Highest paying job 1

Avg hours: 39.32
Median income: $51,000
What they do: Perform any combination of tasks in a post office.

Speech-language pathologists

Highest paying job 2

Avg hours: 36.17
Median income: $54,000
What they do: Assess and treat people with speech, language, voice and fluency disorders.


Highest paying job 3

Avg hours: 36.75
Median income: $56,000
What they do: Diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of people through observation, interviews and pyschological tests.


Highest paying job 4

Avg hours: 39.75
Median income: $60,000
What they do: Asses, treat and care for patients by manipulation of spine and musculoskeletal system.

Occupational therapists

Highest paying job 5

Avg hours: 36.02
Median income: $60,000
What they do: Provide rehabilitative treatments and procedures that help build or restore vocational, homemaking and daily living skills.

Technical writers

Highest paying job 6

Avg hours: 39.61
Median income: $62,000
What they do: Write technical materials such as equipment manuals or operating maintenance instructions.

Physical Therapists

Highest paying job 7

Avg hours: 37.43
Median income: $63,000
What they do: Assess, plan, organize and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.


Highest paying job 8

Avg hours: 37.77
Median income: $64,000
What they do: Assess and treat people with hearing disorders.

Radiation Therapists

Highest paying job 9

Avg hours: 38.40
Median income: $70,000
What they do: Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards.


Highest paying job 10

Avg hours: 39.03
Median income: $100,000
What they do: Diagnose, manage and treat conditions and diseases of of the human eye and visual system.


Highest paying job 11

Avg hours: 38.38
Median earned income: $102,000
What they do: Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use.


Highest paying job 12

Avg hours: 37.83
Median income: $130,000
What they do: Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases and injuries.

via – thechive



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