The highest and lowest paying jobs of 2016

Are you ready to feel really good about the amount of money you earn — or, really bad?

Here is CareerCast's list of this year's highest-paying and the lowest-paying jobs. Click through to find out if you have one of the worst or best jobs of 2016.

10 Lowest-Paying Jobs of 2016

If your goal is to make a lot of money, steer clear of these jobs. Many are in the service industry, but you might be surprised at the variety of the lowest-paying careers. Take a look, and click all the way through to see the No. 1 lowest-paying job of 2016.

Check out the jobs to avoid in the slideshow below:

10 Highest-Paying Jobs of 2016

Unsurprisingly, most of the highest-paying jobs of 2016 require quite a bit of schooling. But for those who could tough it out, they could pull in a minimum of six figures. Here are CareerCast's 10 highest-paying jobs of the year.

Take a look at the elite jobs in the slideshow below:

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