Life on the other side of the border could look much different for an American in Canada, particularly when it comes to good-paying jobs. As for high-paying careers, the U.S.'s northern neighbor actually has a higher average take-home wage, making it the ninth-best in the world. To compare, the U.S. came in 11th place.
If you're considering whether to stay or go, here are the highest paying jobs in these bordering countries.
Thinking about moving to Canada, eh?
The U.S. dollar stretches a bit further up north, but there are more taxes, which actually pays for the country's healthcare system that so many Americans believe to be entirely free. In fact, a recent study with data used from Statistics Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information showed that a Canadian family of four will pay $12,057 for healthcare in 2017. That number isn't static, however — what a Canadian pays in taxes varies by the person or family's circumstances.
Here's a breakdown of the top-paying jobs in Canada and what people in these roles could earn in American dollars.