When it comes to raking in the most cash, these are the top occupations to work in the Capital Region.

You have read the stories everywhere recently: workers are quitting their jobs in droves, seeking out new higher-paying opportunities. Through all the craziness of the pandemic, we have emerged to a job market with plenty of opportunities to move up and better your financial situation.

Which got me to thinking - when it comes to the great paying jobs in the Capital Region, which occupations pay the most? As you would expect, many in the medical field top this list - but you may be pleasantly surprised by some of the management positions in other industries that made this list. So if you are looking for that inspiration for your next career pursuit, or you are getting ready to choose your specialty for that medical degree, here are the 25 top-paying jobs in the Capital Region.

The 25 Highest Paying Jobs In The Capital Region

When it comes to making the most money, these are the 25 occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy with the highest average yearly salaries, according to 2020 data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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