Jobs With Surprisingly High -- And Low -- Paychecks

surprising paychecks salaries
surprising paychecks salaries

By Susan Ricker

Paychecks can vary based on factors including industry, location and company, though there's generally a standard pay range for every job function. Yet, many people have a preconception of what workers in certain fields earn, such as the assumption that all doctors and lawyers have high incomes. However, not every job earns the high -- or low -- pay you may expect. Here are eight professions with annual wages that may surprise you.