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11 Jobs You Might Be Surprised Pay $100K or More

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A pilot walks through the Phoenix airport on May 24, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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Glassdoor, a jobs and recruiting website, compiled a list of 11 surprising careers that can pay $100,000 or more each year.

1. Special Agent

Special agents work for law enforcement agencies or private companies and have a median pay of $125,000.

2. Airline Pilot

Certified airline pilots have a median pay of $134,000.

A pilot walks through the Phoenix airport on May 24, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

3. Regional Sales Executive

Regional sales executives have a median pay of $103,500.

4. Nurse Practitioner

Nurse practitioners — who have at least a master’s degree in nursing — have a median pay of $101,600.

5. Reservoir Engineer

Reservoir engineers find oil and gas reserves underground. They have a median pay of $143,000.

6. Dentist

Dentists have a median pay of $129,968.

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7. Equity Research Associate

Equity research associates study financial trends. They have a median pay of $100,000.

8. Geophysicist

Geophysicists study the earth. They have a median pay of $119,380.

9. Physician Assistant

Physician assistants have a median pay of $100,392.

In this photo taken Friday, April 13, 2012, physicians assistant Sarah Alajajian interviews and examines Lorenzo Smith at the Lawndale Christian Health Center in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

10. Drilling Engineer

Drilling engineers ensure the safety of drilling gas, oil or water. They have a median pay of $116,500.

11. Software Architect

Software architects create computer software. They have a median pay of $139,000.

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