Before you can decide which jobs are overpaid, you need to know the national average salary. For 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average worker earned $53,621. Some jobs that require advanced skills command higher salaries and are not necessarily "overpaid." But an assessment of which jobs are legitimately overpaid requires some level of subjectivity — which you might disagree with, especially if you benefit from such a high salary. Here's a list of jobs that might qualify, based on a comparison of average salaries both within and outside of specific industries.
Click through to find out how these generous salaries stack up to the average income in America.