It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that jobs in tech and finance pay well. What’s difficult is actually landing one of these high-paying jobs.
At companies like Facebook or Google, applicants have to compete with thousands of other candidates. Last year, Tesla received nearly 500,000 applications for just 2,500 open positions. That means the odds of landing a job at Tesla is just 1 in 200.
When jobs site Glassdoor analyzed thousands of job openings, they found that opportunities that offered six-figure salaries and generous benefits were in high demand. Next, they set out to calculate which six-figure roles had the toughest competition. Glassdoor only included popular job titles with at least 1,000 unique job postings and defined "competition" as the ratio of open positions to applicants.
Here are the 10 most sought-after six-figure jobs: