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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH (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 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH is air traffic controllers with an average annual salary of $146,130. The second highest paying job is airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineer (average salary $136,830). The salary and the employment information in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Air Traffic Controllers
$146,130
540
2 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$136,830
360
3 Nuclear Engineers
$123,130
210
4 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$120,080
1,240
5 Computer Network Architects
$116,110
4,010
6 Systems Software Developers
$114,990
26,880
7 Astronomers
$113,320
140
8 Engineers, All Other
$113,260
2,190
9 Mathematicians
$111,810
60
10 Aerospace Engineers
$111,710
1,020
11 Computer Hardware Engineers
$110,870
3,000
12 Applications Software Developers
$107,930
30,760
13 Electrical Engineers
$106,990
8,490
14 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$105,970
3,640
15 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$98,650
50
16 Industrial Engineers
$97,290
6,470
17 Actuaries
$96,100
880
18 Management Analysts
$95,800
20,090
19 Materials Engineers
$95,760
650
20 Information Security Analysts
$94,150
3,160
21 Chemical Engineers
$94,060
950
22 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$92,970
570
23 Other Computer Occupations
$92,740
5,870
24 Mechanical Engineers
$91,730
8,270
25 Computer Programmers
$90,480
6,810
26 Computer Systems Analysts
$89,910
12,650
27 Financial Examiners
$89,820
1,420
28 Biomedical Engineers
$89,630
2,660
29 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$89,530
30
30 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$88,330
2,770
31 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$87,580
9,050
32 Environmental Engineers
$87,130
2,190
33 Database Administrators
$86,730
2,520
34 Civil Engineers
$86,630
6,490
35 Other Financial Specialists
$85,840
2,680
36 Financial Analysts
$84,090
11,760
37 Mining and Geological Engineers
$81,600
50
38 Other Business Operations Specialists
$80,350
10,410
39 Insurance Underwriters
$80,140
2,720
40 Computer Network Support Specialists
$79,230
2,300
41 Statisticians
$79,180
2,380
42 Loan Officers
$78,090
4,380
43 Web Developers
$77,760
3,570
44 Operations Research Analysts
$77,670
4,480
45 Logisticians
$76,300
2,240
46 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$76,160
860
47 Accountants and Auditors
$75,900
30,900
48 Budget Analysts
$74,530
1,630
49 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$73,830
40
50 Training and Development Specialists
$73,380
5,510
51 Credit Analysts
$72,660
1,750
52 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$72,020
18,300
53 Forensic Science Technicians
$70,690
40
54 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$69,390
110
55 Personal Financial Advisors
$68,990
6,310
56 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$67,820
6,350
57 Landscape Architects
$67,660
600
58 Human Resources Specialists
$67,570
0
59 Other Engineering Technicians
$67,510
1,590
60 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$66,660
50
61 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$66,370
110
62 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$65,490
4,920
63 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$65,100
1,890
64 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
$64,200
0
65 Mechanical Drafters
$63,950
1,280
66 Foresters
$61,750
70
67 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$61,690
30
68 Labor Relations Specialists
$61,380
2,050
69 Computer User Support Specialists
$60,300
17,030
70 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$59,880
940
71 Surveyors
$59,540
830
72 Fundraisers
$59,060
2,920
73 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$59,040
1,280
74 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
$58,800
40
75 Architectural and Civil Drafters
$58,220
2,140
76 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$57,480
1,960
77 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$56,070
1,780
78 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$55,920
1,430
79 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$55,750
690
80 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
$53,040
460
81 Civil Engineering Technicians
$50,470
630
82 Credit Counselors
$49,850
1,160
83 Other Teachers and Instructors
$49,150
5,340
84 Tax Preparers
$47,640
2,080
85 Other Drafters
$47,430
160
86 Environmental Engineering Technicians
$46,340
570
87 Radio Operators
$46,160
170
88 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$45,980
80
89 Paperhangers
$45,430
40
90 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$44,820
30
91 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
$40,170
60
92 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$39,270
0
93 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
$32,360
160
94 Private Household Cooks
$30,800
40
95 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
$29,980
80
96 Fish and Game Wardens
$29,230
40
97 Other Woodworkers
$27,230
40

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