We all talk about it, right? Everyone wants to know the numbers on the paycheck before they take the job.

Want to know who's making the most money? Texas has the 9th-largest economy in the world, according to businessintexas.com. Here's a look at the highest-paid professions in the Lone Star State.

Top 10 Highest-Paid Jobs in Texas

According to businessinsider.com, chemical and petroleum engineers and various specialties of physicians all make six-figure salaries in the state of Texas. However, allstudyguide.com named the top highest-paying jobs that don't require medical or engineering degrees, and the salary per hour for each one (except pilot) as of 2022.

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#10 - Chief Executive Officer– $107,680 per year; $51.77 per hour
#  9 - Sales Managers– $132,290 per year; $63.60 per hour
#  8 - Management Analysts– $87,660 per year; $42.14 per hour
#  7 - Actuary– $111,030 per year; $53.38 per hour
#  6 - Marketing Managers– $141,490 per year; $68.03 per hour
#  5 - Human Resources Managers– $121,220 per year; $58.28 per hour
#  4 - Financial manager– $134,180 per year; $64.51 per hour
#  3 - Lawyer– $126,930 per year; $61.03 per hour
#  2 - Pilot– $130,440 per year
#  1 - IT manager– $151,150 per year; $72.67 per hour

Highest Paid Jobs in the United States

Though high pay is the priority when searching for a new position or career, some people would be happy having a job they can enjoy, even if the money isn't the greatest. However, if a good salary is really important to you, it helps to attend medical school.

These are the 10 best-paying jobs in America for 2022, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Highest-Paid Jobs in Texas Without a Degree

College is not for everyone, but we all need to have some form of income. Here are some jobs to check into if you don't have a 4-year degree:

  • Insurance appraisers
  • Wind turbine service technicians
  • Crane and tower operators
  • Elevator and escalator installers and repairers

I still can't believe that radio isn't on the list somewhere. I guess I'll just have to keep playing the lottery!

Texas in Top 10 Best States to Work from Home in America

How many people do you know that work from home? Since the pandemic, the number of employers with remote jobs has risen steadily.

WalletHub used 12 factors to compare 50 states and the District of Columbia, including the percentage of people working from home, internet cost, cybersecurity, plus size and population concentration of homes in the state.

Let's take a look at the states that are the best for remote work, and where Texas sits on the list nationwide.

The Most Dangerous City in Texas for 2022 May Surprise You

According to FBI statistics, Texas had 438 violent crimes and 2,562 property crimes per 100,000 residents as of this year. For every 100,000 residents, there are 224 police officers statewide.

Crime rates are expressed as the number of incidents per 100,000 people.

The Top 10 Worst Places to Live in Texas

While it's always a good idea to know about areas with the lowest crime rates and best recreational opportunities when you are looking for a place to live, it’s also important to know which places to avoid. Even if you move to a neighborhood with a low crime rate, you could also be close to less safe communities.

Here are the top 10 worst places to live in Texas according to moneyinc.com.

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