Immigrants with great talent arrive in the U.S. all the time. What are their options?

What Are the Best-Paid Professions?

  1. Physicians and Surgeons

The requirements depend on your specialization. You should have completed at least eleven years of higher education. The application process isn’t easy, but not impossible.

Visa: getting the residence in the United States in order to specialize is a possibility. In this case, you need a J-1 a.k.a. Exchange Visa.

In addition, as it’s the case of other health professions, you can benefit from the Army MAVNI program, and get the U.S. citizenship in a few weeks.

  1. Orthodontists

Their average salary is $ 204.670

They need to complete about eight years of higher education and pass a challenging exam.

  1. Company Directors (CEO).

In this group, the best-paid ones are those who work in the film world. To be a CEO, you don’t need an MBA.

The average wage is $ 176.550.

  1. Engineers Specialized in the Oil Industry.

The average wage in this profession is $ 138.980

Engineers, regardless of their specialty, have good opportunities to get a job.

  1. Lawyers

Anyone with a university degree who manages to pass the exam known as Bar in the state where he or she wants to work has good opportunities in the United States.

  1. Managers of Teams, Engineers or Architects

Average salary: $ 120.350, but you can expect to earn about $ 60,000 more per year if you’re an oil specialist.

In the group of the best-paid professionals are the graduates who live in Alaska, California and Texas, and have experience in the field.

  1. Occupational Psychologist

It’s estimated that they earn $ 124.160 per year, and may reach $ 163.080 if skilled in technical, scientific or management areas.

This group of psychologists works in companies together with the human resources departments. They specialize in the employees’ hiring, training and development.