Working for a living is a part of being an adult. Some people are working to just 'make ends meet,' others are taking in some large salaries, and probably not so worried about that.

The top-paying jobs in Colorado for 2022 are mostly made up of executive and top managerial jobs. There are some related to sales, and a few to medicine, but it looks like the 'top dogs' are the ones cashing the big checks every payday in the Centennial State.

We all daydream about a better-paying job: A nicer house, a better car, better vacations. You think to yourself, that if you could snap your finger and start making this kind of money, you would, If only it were that easy, right?

This list of the Top 25 Highest Paying Jobs in Colorado was compiled by the career advice blog Zippia.com. I think the best advice they could give about the list is, 'Go to college,' as many require a four-year degree, at least.

Zippia's list, which includes the 100 highest paying jobs in Colorado, was created by using data from the labor department as well as digging through job postings; #100 on the list is $130,000 for being a Senior Engineering Team Leader.

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You know what they say, 'More money, more problems;' but wouldn't love the chance to prove them wrong and say 'More money, and more fun.' I would, too. These salaries certainly mean you can't just use a free online tax service each April: you'd need to hire a tax specialist, which does not come cheap.

The Top 25 Highest Paying Jobs in Colorado for 2022

Working for a living is a pat of being an adult. Some people are working to just 'make ends meet,' others are taking in some large salaries, and probably not so worried about that.

20 Colorado Jobs Paying Over $40,000 Annually

The state of Colorado has a lot of good-paying jobs available. For people who have the skills, experience, and education there are some great opportunities. This is a small sample size, but here are 20 jobs with the state of Colorado that pay more than $40,000 a year.

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