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.