The 15 Highest Paying Careers In The US In 2012

If you want to a six-figure salary, then study medicine, engineering or business management.

That's the short takeaway from a list of the 15 highest paying careers according to data compiled by CNBC from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The annual salaries come from 2011 data and range from $112,160 up to $234,950.

Check out the list in the slideshow below, and let us know if you found any surprises:

The Highest Paying Careers In America In 2012