Forbes Lists 10 Surprising Six-Figure Jobs

An article from Forbes lists ten surprising six-figure jobs. Here is the list.
  • Court reporter
  • Professional (life or career) coach
  • Mine manager
  • Salesperson
  • Truck driver
  • Pressman
  • Technical writer
  • Restaurant manager
  • Air traffic controller
  • Elementary school principal
  • The article makes the point that not everyone in these job positions makes over $100,000. Two big reasons for this are that experience and location have a lot to do with salary. One commenter here on Netscape says a six-figure job isn't very much in some cities. A lot does depend on the standard of living. The cost of living comparison calculator from will help you see how much difference relocating makes. The calculator uses data from ACCRA Cost of Living Index.

    Posted on August 24, 2006

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