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The 7 most in-demand jobs that pay over $80,000

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You don't have to work in tech to command a six-figure salary and have employers fighting to hire you, according to job search platform CareerCast.

The site's newly-released list highlights high-paying, in-demand jobs using Bureau of Labor Statistics data, hiring trends and trade statistics, university graduate employment data and its own job listing analytics.

Bonus: It's unlikely these occupations will be replaced by robots any time soon.

Here are the seven most in-demand jobs that pay over $80,000:

7. Physical therapist

Salary: $84,020

Projected hiring growth by 2024: 34%

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6. Financial advisor

Salary: $89,160

Projected hiring growth by 2024: 30%

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5. Information security analyst

Salary: $90,120

Projected hiring growth by 2024: 18%

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4. Medical services manager

Salary: $94,500

Projected hiring growth by 2024: 17%

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3. General business manager and operations manager

Salary: $97,730

Projected hiring growth by 2024: 7%

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2. Software engineer

Salary: $100,690

Projected hiring growth by 2024: 17%

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1. Data scientist

Salary: $128,240

Projected hiring growth by 2024: 16%

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