11 Unexpected Jobs Paying Over $100,000: Glassdoor Report

Drilling Engineer and Equity Research Associate are just two of the jobs that made the list.

Getting tired of your current job?

A new report by jobs review site Glassdoor highlights 11 not-so-ordinary jobs with annual salaries of $100,000 or more.

The list, which is in no particular order, found special agents with law enforcement earn, on average, make $125,000 a year. Airline pilots, according to the list, earn $134,000 annually, while nurse practitioners make $101,600 a year.

Southern California residents can earn a base salary of around $119,000 as a Geophysicist, studying San Diego’s mountainous terrain or the minerals beneath its beautiful oceans.

If digging isn't quite your thing, you can see upwards of $125,000 per year working as a Reservoir Engineer. If you can handle the pressure of operating any of drought-stricken San Diego County's 24 reservoirs, you’ll see a nice chunk of change.

The report is based on salary reports voluntarily shared by Glassdoor users and takes into consideration base salaries and “other forms of compensation,” like commissions, bonuses and tips.

Jobs highlighted on the list required at least 60 salary reports indicating a total median compensation of at least $100,000 per year, shared by domestic employees from June 24, 2014, to June 23, 2016.

For the full list of lucrative odd jobs, click here.

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