Work for government where your customers have to pay you under the threat of prison. I think that the more incompetent you are, the more you make! If you are really a crook, they fire you and some other jurisdiction hires you with a raise. Its a beautiful thing.
Since 2005, the number of Federal employees earning $150,000 plus has jumped tenfold: going from 12,399 to 171,689. Much of this seems to be paying government doctors more.