What jobs require the smartest people?

I've always wondered, because after a certain point, the highest jobs must be too slow for the smartest people. So, what do the smartest of the geniuses do for a living? I don't really care much for money (I grew/am growing up homeless), I just want to use my potential.

Asked By: Bailey D - 7/29/2011
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College teaching, especially at the graduate level, scientific research, astrophysics, engineering, medicine, law. Many of the very smartest people are nowhere near the highest income earners, however. For one thing, their minds are often preoccupied with matters other than money or material success. Many people in the... More
Answered By: Alice - 7/29/2011
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Engineering, science, medicine
Answered By: Adrian Vazquez - 7/29/2011
Depends. Jobs require different skills. Lawyers are certainly differently from the scientists working in NASA.
Answered By: Peter - 7/29/2011
Smart people invent stuff. For example: Einstein.
Answered By: Bb Zi - 7/29/2011
There's different types of genius. There's technical genius and creative genius. Technical genius is like brain surgery, space science engineering, programming financial algorithms, etc. Then there's creative genius like the greatest artists, writers, poets, theoretical quantum physics, designing new technology... More
Answered By: King Yahoo - 7/29/2011
Smart is a pretty subjective term. There are book smarts and then there's the smarts that come from being handy. A mechanic may be smart if he can fix a porsche with a paperclip and chewing gum. A surgeon may be smart if he pioneers a life saving procedure. I've worked for engineers that were far lest smart than... More
Answered By: chic p - 7/29/2011
It varies. I consider a really good investor smart. I consider a really good programmer smart. I consider a really good realtor smart. They are either smart or they work at it harder then anyone else because they are successfull.
Answered By: SDeck - 7/29/2011
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