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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ (ranked by annual average salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid workers) and the number of employment of each job in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ is general pediatricians with an average annual salary of $152,010. The second highest paying job is postsecondary engineering teacher (average salary $139,660). The salary and the employment information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 General Pediatricians
$152,010
70
2 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$139,660
220
3 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$123,870
50
4 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$118,570
50
5 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$114,080
60
6 Lawyers
$110,610
790
7 Chemical Engineers
$109,470
0
8 Actuaries
$107,590
80
9 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$94,560
60
10 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$92,820
40
11 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$89,490
180
12 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$89,420
100
13 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$86,700
320
14 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$85,900
50
15 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$82,450
160
16 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$81,920
110
17 Chemists
$80,540
290
18 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$80,110
210
19 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$74,090
260
20 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$72,220
50
21 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$70,260
280
22 Insurance Underwriters
$70,250
220
23 Emergency Management Directors
$69,910
30
24 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$69,390
230
25 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$68,400
40
26 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$67,520
190
27 Power Plant Operators
$67,020
150
28 Marriage and Family Therapists
$65,700
100
29 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$65,640
220
30 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$64,450
120
31 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$62,650
200
32 Urban and Regional Planners
$62,000
50
33 Food Scientists and Technologists
$61,510
60
34 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
$60,360
540
35 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$60,070
390
36 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$58,860
450
37 Health Educators
$58,630
110
38 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$57,080
80
39 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$56,770
120
40 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$56,120
70
41 Civil Engineering Technicians
$55,700
110
42 Psychiatric Technicians
$55,160
210
43 Writers and Authors
$54,470
90
44 Other Engineering Technicians
$53,680
300
45 Healthcare Social Workers
$52,970
270
46 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
$51,370
110
47 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$50,070
80
48 Chemical Technicians
$49,800
350
49 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
$49,790
50
50 Mechanical Drafters
$48,380
310
51 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$48,330
140
52 Mental Health Counselors
$47,870
460
53 Boilermakers
$46,140
0
54 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
$46,020
280
55 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
$45,250
50
56 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
$43,820
30
57 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$43,560
50
58 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
$43,520
40
59 Community Health Workers
$43,450
150
60 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
$42,770
520
61 Tapers
$41,540
90
62 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
$41,050
0
63 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$40,960
40
64 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
$40,830
980
65 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
$40,810
70
66 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$40,690
40
67 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
$40,630
60
68 Environmental Engineering Technicians
$38,780
50
69 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$38,470
30
70 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
$38,330
120
71 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Helpers
$38,120
50
72 Biological Technicians
$36,950
80
73 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
$36,430
40
74 Wood Model Makers
$36,020
40
75 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$35,820
40
76 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$35,720
120
77 Pipelayers
$35,690
50
78 Clergy
$35,550
130
79 Home Appliance Repairers
$34,940
40
80 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
$34,580
680
81 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$32,890
50
82 Social and Human Service Assistants
$31,550
940
83 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$31,490
50
84 Other Teachers and Instructors
$30,340
230
85 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$29,930
0
86 Other Material Moving Workers
$29,270
30
87 Rehabilitation Counselors
$29,230
280
88 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$29,020
50
89 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
$28,890
40
90 Animal Control Workers
$23,740
30
91 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants
$23,400
70
92 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$21,490
100
93 Other Counselors
$20,070
60

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