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Everybody wants to feel satisfied with their job. Being satisfied with your work is a benefit for both you and your company. When you’re happy with your job, you tend to produce your best work. It can also lend itself to a healthier mental state for you. With less stress on your shoulders about your 8-5, you can put more focus on your home life, family, hobbies, whatever that may be. So if a more satisfying line of work is what you seek, you’re in luck. Using PayScale data collected from over five hundred thousand workers, we’ve discovered what the twenty five most satisfying jobs in America are, as well as what they pay.

No. 25: Administrative Managers
Satisfied Workers: 57.6%
Median Salary: $49,200

No. 24: Human Resources Managers
Satisfied Workers: 57.7%
Median Salary: $67,500

No. 23: Financial Managers
Satisfied Workers: 57.7%
Median Salary: $78,100

No. 22: Marine Engineers
Satisfied Workers: 58.1%
Median Salary: $79,900

No. 21: Chiropractors
Satisfied Workers: 58.3%
Median Salary: $62,800

No. 20: Taxi Drivers
Satisfied Workers: 58.3%
Median Salary: $32,300

No. 19: Residential Advisors
Satisfied Workers: 58.3%
Median Salary: $32,500

No. 18: Aircraft Pilots
Satisfied Workers: 58.3%
Median Salary: $90,800

No. 17: Cartographers
Satisfied Workers: 58.9%
Median Salary: $58,700

No. 16: Real Estate Appraisers
Satisfied Workers: 59%
Median Salary: $59,400

No. 15: Dentists
Satisfied Workers: 59%
Median Salary: $137,300

No. 14: Actuaries
Satisfied Workers: 59.4%
Median Salary: $84,000

No. 13: Musicians
Satisfied Workers: 59.4%
Median Salary: $49,400

No. 12: Optometrists
Satisfied Workers: 59.4%
Median Salary: $103,400

No. 11: Health Services Managers
Satisfied Workers: 59.6%
Median Salary: $71,100

No. 10: Sales Engineers
Satisfied Workers: 59.6%
Median Salary: $82,200

No. 9: Petroleum Engineers
Satisfied Workers: 59.8%
Median Salary: $106,700

No. 8: Surgeons
Satisfied Workers: 60.1%
Median Salary: $205,700

No. 7: Conservation Scientists
Satisfied Workers: 60.9%
Median Salary: $44,400

No. 6: Sales
Satisfied Workers: 61.3%
Median Salary: $40,000

No. 5: Judges
Satisfied Workers: 62.7%
Median Salary: $59,400

No. 4: Flight Attendants
Satisfied Workers: 63.6%
Median Salary: $40,600

No. 3: Education Directors
Satisfied Workers: 68.4%
Median Salary: $36,900

No. 2: Chief Executives
Satisfied Workers: 74%
Median Salary: $130,100

No. 1: Clergy
Satisfied Workers: 74.1%
Median Salary: $46,900

This article was originally published on PayScale.com.

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