I don't know personally if there is any truth to the old saying "more money, more problems." But I'd love to find out. Hell, chances are if your job isn't on this list, you'd like to know more about those problems as well.

Across the country more people are quitting their jobs than ever before. And while we usually focus on the US, it's actually happening across the globe, this "widespread trend of a significant number of workers leaving their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic" is now being referred to as the Big Quit or The Great Resignation. Regardless how you refer to it, folks are getting antsy in their current careers.

From doctors, who take up several spots inside the top 10, to sales managers and petroleum workers, the truth is there are a lot of well-compensated career options for you here in Texas.

Whether you are just curious, or perhaps toying the the idea of starting a new career, we cross-referenced Texas and the U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS to discover what are the highest paying jobs here in The Lone Star State.

From doctors, who take up several spots inside the top 10, to sales managers and petroleum workers, the truth is there are a lot of well-compensated career options for you here in Texas.

Oh, and a quick Google search turns up that the average Tyler, TX police officer's beginning salary is around $55,000. Due to the danger they are put into each day, a case could certainly be made that they are vastly underpaid, to the tune of $25,000.

TOP 25: The Highest Paying Jobs in Texas

I don't know personally if there is any truth to the old saying "more money, more problems." But I do know there are a few songs about it, and that I'd love to find out if it 's true. And chances are if your job isn't on this list, you'd like to know more about those problems as well.

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** These occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in Texas.**