The 10 highest-paying jobs in America right now

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It's a good time to be a doctor.

Physicians in big U.S. cities make an average of $237,868 per year, according to salary data released Tuesday by the job site Glassdoor. That's nearly five times the average salary in those places, which Glassdoor reports is $51,360.

Lawyers are the second highest-paid professionals, bringing in an average salary of $102,291 per year.

To come up with the ranking, Glassdoor tracked 60 job titles in five big U.S. cities: Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.

"The tight U.S. labor market continues to drive wages up in many cities across the country," Glassdoor chief economist Andrew Chamberlain said in a statement accompanying the data. Wages grew 3.2 percent in January from a year ago.

Here's a list of the 10 highest-paying jobs in America this month:

1. Physician: $237,868 per year

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2. Attorney: $102,291 per year

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3. Data scientist: $95,908 per year

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4. Tax manager: $92,588 per year

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5. Product manager: $91,449 per year

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6. Professor: $87,632 per year

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7. Software engineer: $86,531 per year

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8. Java developer: $78,448 per year

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9. Physical therapist: $77,198 per year

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10. Project manager: $75,640 per year

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