Here’s the highest-paid job in your state

With the cost of living on the rise in many parts of the country, you might be considering a career change.

Although you probably shouldn’t base your career choice solely on salary, it pays to know which positions can help you live comfortably in your state. To help you find those opportunities, GOBankingRates identified the highest-paying jobs in every state, citing data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Click through to see the highest-paying jobs across America.

This article originally appeared on GOBankingRates.com: Here’s the Highest-Paid Job in Your State

John Csiszar contributed to the reporting for this article.

Methodology: GOBankingRates determined the highest paying job in every state using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to show the highest paying job in every state.