20 hot jobs that pay more than $150k

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    By Cameron Huddleston/GOBankingRates

    A six-figure job might seem out of reach for many of us. After all, the average annual pay across all occupations is $47,230, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But that doesn't mean you have to settle for average.

    "You want that six-figure salary? Great, go get it," said career coach Carlota Zimmerman. She advised that you do your research first to find out which jobs come with the best salaries and what path people who are at the top of their fields took to get there.

    To help, here are 20 jobs that pay $150,000 or more, and what it takes to get them.

    This article was originally published by GOBankingRates.