Make It

The 15 highest-paying jobs in New York City

As the saying goes, if you can make it New York, you can make it anywhere.

And if you want to make the big bucks in the Big Apple, you'd be wise to look for a job in health care or tech, according to a new report by Glassdoor.

Those industries dominate the job search site's new ranking of the highest-paying jobs in New York City, based on salary reports shared by New Yorkers within the past year.

See the 15 highest-paying jobs below, along with the number of active job openings on Glassdoor as of mid-June.

1. General counsel

Median base salary: $168,000

Number of job openings: 142

2. Solutions architect

Median base salary: $130,000

Number of job openings: 241

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3. Clinical pharmacist

Median base salary: $115,500

Number of job openings: 289

4. Data scientist

Median base salary: $111,760

Number of job openings: 178

5. Controller

Median base salary: $100,025

Number of job openings: 159

6. Software engineer

Median base salary: $100,000

Number of job openings: 2,689

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7. Mobile developer

Median base salary: $95,000

Number of job openings: 243

8. Physician assistant

Median base salary: $87,000

Number of job openings: 202

9. UX designer

Median base salary: $86,328

Number of job openings: 144

10. Programmer analyst

Median base salary: $80,000

Number of job openings: 133

11. QA manager

Median base salary: $80,000

Number of job openings: 121

12. Registered nurse

Median base salary: $77,940

Number of job openings: 1,472

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13. Business analyst

Median base salary: $76,131

Number of job openings: 414

14. Systems administrator

Median base salary: $75,000

Number of job openings: 108

15. Physical therapist

Median base salary: $74,608

Number of job openings: 755