Anesthesiologists are the highest paid in America according to Labor Department report released yesterday. They earn and average of $235,070 per year according to the survey. In contrast, retail sales workers are in the largest employment category where 8.5 million are employed at an average pay of $9.58 per hour. The Bureau of Labor Statistics provided this employment and wage estimate as of May 2012 for 821 detailed occupations. Note that the picture nearby is an Anesthesiologist testifying at the Michael Jackson trial. See the list for all ten highest paid jobs in America.