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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Amarillo, TX

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Amarillo, TX (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 Amarillo, TX are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Amarillo, TX is petroleum engineer with an average annual salary of $127,240. The second highest paying job is all other manager (average salary $108,110). The salary and the employment information in Amarillo, TX is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Amarillo, TX

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Petroleum Engineers
$127,240
30
2 All Other Managers
$108,110
60
3 Electrical Engineers
$101,420
230
4 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$93,320
80
5 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$92,210
30
6 Civil Engineers
$88,150
130
7 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$87,000
100
8 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$85,550
40
9 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$79,250
280
10 Other Teachers and Instructors
$72,590
30
11 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$72,220
40
12 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$71,250
0
13 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$68,710
40
14 Chemical Technicians
$67,340
50
15 Other Social Workers
$66,230
50
16 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$61,200
30
17 Technical Writers
$60,610
30
18 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$59,480
0
19 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$58,800
40
20 Optometrists
$58,230
50
21 Other Counselors
$57,950
70
22 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$57,620
130
23 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$57,140
70
24 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$57,100
130
25 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$56,590
270
26 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$53,450
180
27 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$50,430
70
28 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$49,610
80
29 Mechanical Drafters
$49,320
40
30 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$49,140
60
31 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$49,060
320
32 Labor Relations Specialists
$48,910
60
33 Music Directors and Composers
$48,670
50
34 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
$47,990
1,440
35 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$47,930
70
36 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$47,770
0
37 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$47,430
270
38 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$47,330
50
39 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$47,070
60
40 Agricultural Inspectors
$46,710
40
41 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$46,020
50
42 Other Financial Clerks
$45,570
0
43 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$45,410
0
44 Soil and Plant Scientists
$43,940
60
45 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$43,740
150
46 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$41,080
40
47 Marriage and Family Therapists
$40,620
0
48 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
$39,790
0
49 Brokerage Clerks
$39,500
50
50 Clergy
$38,540
30
51 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$38,480
30
52 Private Detectives and Investigators
$38,320
0
53 Computer Operators
$38,060
40
54 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
$37,020
70
55 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$36,990
130
56 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$35,750
40
57 Tax Preparers
$35,530
100
58 Museum Technicians and Conservators
$35,130
30
59 Environmental Engineering Technicians
$34,820
40
60 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$34,810
30
61 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$33,900
80
62 Community Health Workers
$33,580
40
63 Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers
$33,040
160
64 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
$32,390
40
65 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
$32,360
30
66 Tile and Marble Setters
$31,590
50
67 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
$29,940
40
68 Telemarketers
$29,030
40
69 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
$28,700
0
70 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
$28,640
100
71 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
$28,370
1,090
72 Electricians Helpers
$27,750
140
73 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$27,100
130
74 Other Material Moving Workers
$26,980
0
75 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
$26,530
0
76 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Helpers
$26,300
60
77 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
$25,390
50
78 Meter Readers, Utilities
$24,880
70
79 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
$24,540
0
80 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$24,500
0
81 Animal Control Workers
$24,370
30
82 Sewers, Hand
$24,280
0
83 Library Technicians
$23,980
50
84 Floral Designers
$23,620
60
85 Pharmacy Aides
$23,490
40
86 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$22,920
30
87 Protective Service Workers, All Other
$22,510
30
88 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$22,290
0
89 Orderlies
$21,870
90
90 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$21,650
160
91 Parking Lot Attendants
$20,910
0
92 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
$19,080
0
93 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
$18,930
0
94 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
$18,620
80
95 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
$18,470
60
96 Crossing Guards
$18,390
50

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