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Sometimes, an illness has symptoms that require more than just chicken soup and bed rest. It’s at those times you call in the heavy artillery and bring the full force of the pharmaceutical industry to bear.

Your doctor can prescribe powerful medications to wipe out your symptoms, but you’ll need a pharmacist to dispense the goods. It’s a good living that brings with it a median annual wage of $111,570, and it’s a good bet that the job will continue to exist for as long as people get sick.

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