This is the list of the best paying jobs according to the U.S. News & World Report in 2021. These are the jobs where you need a lot of schooling and pay more than 100,000 dollars a year. The other jobs include dentists, petroleum engineers, IT managers, pilots, marketing managers, financial managers, lawyers, podiatrists, sales managers, pharmacists, business operations manager, optometrists, actuaries, political scientists, and the lowest paid of the highest paid job are the financial advisors.

- Anesthesiologist gets paid a median salary of 208,000 dollars a year.
- Surgeons gets paid a median salary of 208,000 dollars a year.
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon gets paid a median salary of 208,000 dollars a year.
- Obstetrician and Gynecologist gets paid a median salary of 208,000 dollars a year.
- Orthodontist gets paid a median salary of 208,000 dollars a year.
- Prosthodontist gets paid a median salary of 208,000 dollars a year.
- Psychiatrist gets paid a median salary 208,000 dollars a year.
- Physician gets paid a median salary of 206,500 dollars a year.
- Pediatrician gets paid a median salary 175,310 dollars a year.
- Nurse Anesthetist gets paid a median salary of 174,790 dollars a year.

Here is the list of the highest paid athletes in the world in 2021 from Forbes.

- Conor McGregor in MMA from Ireland has 180 million dollars.
- Lionel Messi in football/soccer from Argentina has 130 million dollars.
- Cristiano Ronaldo in football/soccer from Portugal has 120 million dollars.
- Dak Prescott in football/football from U.S. has 107.5 million dollars.
- LeBron James in basketball from U.S. has 96.5 million dollars.
- Neymar in football/soccer from Brazil has 95 million dollars.
- Roger Federer in tennis from Switzerland has 90 million dollars.
- Lewis Hamilton in auto racing from U.K. has 82 million dollars.
- Tom Brady in football/football from U.S. has 76 million dollars.
- Kevin Durant in basketball from U.S. has 75 million dollars.

If you think having 100,000 or 200,000 dollars is nothing and a million dollars is last decade, here are the richest billionaires in the world.

- Jeff Bezos has 177 billion dollars from Amazon.
- Elon Musk has 151 billion dollars from Tesla.
- Bernard Arnault has 150 billion dollars from LVMH/Louis Vuitton.
- Bill Gates has 124 billion dollars from Microsoft.
- Mark Zuckerberg has 97 billion dollars from Facebook/Metaverse.
- Warren Buffett has 97 billion dollars from Berkshire Hathaway.
- Larry Ellison has 93 billion from Oracle.
- Larry Page has 91.5 billion dollars from Google.
- Sergey Brin has 89 billion dollars from Google.
- Mukesh Ambani has 84.5 billion dollars from Reliance Industries.

Let’s face it, having 1 billion dollars is still rich compared to most of us so here are the poorest billionaires in the world (what a contradiction in terms).

- Santo Domingo has 3 billion dollars from beer.
- Mortimer Zuckerman has 3 billion dollars from real estate.
- Riley Bechtel has 2 .9 billion dollars from construction.
- Baiju Bhatt has 2.9 billion dollars from stock trading app.
- Jim Breyer has 2.9 billion dollars from venture capital.
- Bennett Dorrance has 2.9 billion dollars from Campbell’s soup.
- Joseph Edelman has 2.9 billion dollars from hedge funds.
- John Fisher has 2.9 billion dollars from Gap clothing.
- Joseph Grendys has 2.9 billion dollars from poultry processing.
- W. Herbert Hunt has 2.9 billion dollars from oil.
- Paul Sciarra has 2.9 billion dollars from Pinterest.
- Warren Stephens has 2.9 billion dollars from investment banking.

Now if that makes you feel sad, happy, or angry, just know that the chances of you being a billionaire let alone a millionaire is slim to none. At least you’re living your life to the fullest (I hope) or trying to or having others to help you when you need it. I could so say so much but I won’t.

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