Metro Denver's median personal income is $54,450 a year — but there are dozens of jobs in the area that pay twice that or more.

In fact, the top-paying profession in metro Denver will pay you north of a quarter-million bucks a year.

The comparison is based on Bureau of Labor Statistics annual mean wage data for each profession in the 10-county Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metropolitan statistical area, as of May 2015. (The area does not include Boulder County.)

Only professions that employ at least 100 people in metro Denver are included.

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