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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Bellingham, WA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Bellingham, WA (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 Bellingham, WA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Bellingham, WA is optometrists with an average annual salary of $164,510. The second highest paying job is physician assistant (average salary $118,200). The salary and the employment information in Bellingham, WA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Bellingham, WA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Optometrists
$164,510
0
2 Physician Assistants
$118,200
30
3 Engineers, All Other
$110,880
40
4 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$106,270
100
5 Natural Sciences Managers
$92,250
40
6 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$90,900
280
7 Commercial Pilots
$81,300
0
8 Occupational Therapists
$81,040
40
9 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$80,840
80
10 Other Engineering Technicians
$75,800
50
11 Chiropractors
$75,160
40
12 Labor Relations Specialists
$72,860
30
13 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$71,800
30
14 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$70,250
50
15 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$70,000
30
16 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$68,970
40
17 Technical Writers
$68,380
40
18 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$68,330
60
19 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$67,950
40
20 Other Computer Occupations
$67,830
100
21 Credit Analysts
$67,600
0
22 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$67,110
240
23 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
$66,430
120
24 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$63,210
30
25 Carpet Installers
$63,170
40
26 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$62,410
0
27 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$61,970
30
28 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$61,560
110
29 Postsecondary History Teachers
$61,510
30
30 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$61,030
30
31 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$60,280
60
32 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
$59,030
130
33 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$58,660
30
34 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$58,230
80
35 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$57,880
210
36 Other Plant and System Operators
$57,840
30
37 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$57,710
100
38 Other Social Workers
$57,190
40
39 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$56,770
120
40 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$56,180
140
41 Mechanical Drafters
$55,580
50
42 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$54,850
200
43 Other Drafters
$54,630
30
44 Other First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$54,560
30
45 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
$54,080
0
46 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
$53,750
50
47 Highway Maintenance Workers
$53,350
80
48 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
$52,520
0
49 Automotive Body and Related Repairers
$52,230
80
50 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
$51,920
30
51 Surgical Technologists
$50,700
0
52 Other Logging Workers
$47,440
50
53 Landscape Architects
$46,750
0
54 Dental Laboratory Technicians
$46,110
50
55 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
$45,410
40
56 Painters, Transportation Equipment
$44,830
70
57 Glaziers
$44,540
0
58 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
$44,490
50
59 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
$43,100
50
60 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
$43,020
30
61 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
$42,950
30
62 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$41,910
0
63 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$41,420
40
64 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
$40,030
110
65 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
$39,910
0
66 Writers and Authors
$39,720
40
67 All Occupations
$38,920
85,600
68 Lodging Managers
$38,870
0
69 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
$38,870
80
70 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$38,480
60
71 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
$37,880
0
72 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
$37,630
50
73 Community Health Workers
$36,910
100
74 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
$36,770
40
75 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
$35,700
40
76 Residential Advisors
$34,910
40
77 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$34,810
30
78 All other assemblers and fabricators
$34,270
740
79 Agricultural Equipment Operators
$33,810
60
80 Couriers and Messengers
$33,510
90
81 Medical Equipment Preparers
$33,260
0
82 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$33,060
130
83 Grinding/Lapping/Polishing/Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Pla
$31,890
40
84 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$31,870
40
85 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$31,090
60
86 Floral Designers
$30,000
50
87 New Accounts Clerks
$29,580
40
88 Other Construction and Related Workers
$27,840
0
89 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
$27,740
130
90 Skincare Specialists
$27,550
60
91 Fast Food Cooks
$27,250
0
92 Telemarketers
$25,560
0
93 Library Assistants, Clerical
$24,680
60
94 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$24,430
70
95 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
$23,810
70
96 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
$23,770
0
97 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators (Except Postal Service)
$23,430
40
98 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
$22,900
30
99 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
$19,690
30

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