It seems like there are only two options when it comes to choosing a career: We can either pursue a meaningful job and make next to nothing, or we can pull in a pretty penny working insanely long hours in an uninspiring, high-pressure role.

Turns out there's a third option.

According to a new report from Payscale, there are plenty of jobs that offer both a fat paycheck and satisfying work.

We sifted through Payscale's data to find the 20 most meaningful jobs that pay $70,000 or more a year, on average.

Click here for more on the methodology. 

20. Nuclear Engineers

Median pay: $85,000

79% of employees say this job is meaningful. 

71% of employees say this job is highly satisfying. 

47% of employees say this job is stressful.



19. Internists

Median pay: $192,900

79% of employees say this job is meaningful. 

71% of employees say this job is highly satisfying. 

82% of employees say this job is stressful.



18. Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Median pay: $70,400

79% of employees say this job is meaningful. 

75% of employees say this job is highly satisfying. 

69% of employees say this job is stressful.



17. Physicists

Median pay: $101,500

81% of employees say this job is meaningful. 

77% of employees say this job is highly satisfying. 

54% of employees say this job is stressful.




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