Work that Makes the World a Better Place

Work that Makes the World a Better Place

It’s hard to put a price on feeling that you are making positive contributions to the world while in the workplace.

PayScale asked workers in 482 jobs to provide compensation data and determine whether their work makes the world a better place.

Healthcare dominates the resulting list comprised of occupations in which at least 70% of workers derive a high sense of meaning from their work.

  1.    Surgeon, median pay, $306,000, 98% high job meaning
  2.    Anesthesiologist, Median pay: $269,800, 95% high job meaning
  3.    Obstetrician and Gynecologist, median pay: $205, 300, 95% high job meaning
  4.    Internist, median pay $199,800, 79% high job meaning
  5.    Psychiatrist, median pay $199,000, 90% high job meaning
  6.    Family and General Practitioner, median pay, $170,200, 91% high job meaning
  7.    Pediatrician, median pay, $148,000, 90% high job meaning
  8.    Dentist, median pay $128,700, 89% high job meaning
  9.    Chief Executive, median pay $128,500, 75% high job meaning
  10.  Podiatrist, median pay $120,300, 84% high job meaning
  11.  Pharmacist, median pay $114,500, 75% high job meaning
  12.  Physicist, median pay $102,500, 79% high job meaning
  13.  Optometrist, median pay $102,300, 88% high job meaning
  14.  Health and Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, median pay $93,100, 87% high job meaning
  15.  Physician Assistant, median pay $89,500, 86% high job meaning
  16.  Education Administrator, Elementary and Secondary School, median pay, $77,200, 94% high job meaning
  17.  Physical Therapist, median pay $74,000, 91% high job meaning
  18.  Commercial Pilot, median pay $71,800, 71% high job meaning
  19.  Nuclear Medicine Technologist, median pay $71,600, 86% high job meaning
  20.  Medical and Health Services Manager, median pay $70,900, 83% high job meaning

At ICON we believe your work is more than just a job, but a way to promote your passions. Contact us today to explore what opportunities we have that align with values and career goals.