11 jobs with shocking salaries

11 jobs with shocking salaries

MISSISSIPPI (WDAM) - Most of us, if not all, do not want to be living paycheck-to-paycheck. Having more money in the bank for emergencies and the future is important.

In 2015, the average American worker earned $48,320, according to the website Glassdoor.

The Glassdoor Team compared salaries in different job fields and published a list of 11 really surprising salaries. One might be shocked to find out what some of these jobs actually pay.

Do you think a food scientist should get paid more than a paramedic?

Check out our slideshow to see some of the most surprising job salaries in the U.S.

To see more salary insight on each job and its median salary, click here.