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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, 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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX is air traffic controllers with an average annual salary of $148,390. The second highest paying job is computer and information systems manager (average salary $147,220). The salary and the employment information in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Air Traffic Controllers
$148,390
760
2 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$147,220
8,220
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$141,740
3,710
4 Marketing Managers
$138,760
3,770
5 Sales Managers
$132,110
7,810
6 Financial Managers
$131,520
10,260
7 All Other Managers
$123,220
5,710
8 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$122,280
240
9 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$121,330
1,240
10 Natural Sciences Managers
$120,670
290
11 Training and Development Managers
$119,730
580
12 Human Resources Managers
$119,640
2,430
13 Purchasing Managers
$117,650
1,900
14 General and Operations Managers
$116,570
50,040
15 Nuclear Engineers
$103,790
40
16 Industrial Production Managers
$103,060
3,220
17 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$100,400
990
18 Administrative Services Managers
$97,850
5,890
19 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$97,310
380
20 Personal Financial Advisors
$96,420
4,650
21 Medical and Health Services Managers
$94,100
5,480
22 Information Security Analysts
$92,030
3,810
23 Other Life Scientists
$91,160
0
24 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$90,200
3,190
25 Management Analysts
$89,410
12,520
26 Computer Systems Analysts
$89,160
24,700
27 Construction Managers
$88,400
7,330
28 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$86,970
580
29 Computer Programmers
$84,430
8,370
30 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$83,720
6,650
31 Financial Examiners
$83,030
1,250
32 Budget Analysts
$81,920
1,250
33 Financial Analysts
$80,900
8,670
34 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$80,240
120
35 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$79,960
40
36 Credit Analysts
$78,280
3,170
37 Labor Relations Specialists
$78,240
1,120
38 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$77,670
540
39 Other Business Operations Specialists
$76,350
21,910
40 Emergency Management Directors
$75,450
80
41 Funeral Service Managers
$75,170
80
42 Logisticians
$74,380
4,190
43 Accountants and Auditors
$73,360
37,960
44 Property, Real Estate Managers
$73,090
3,810
45 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$72,880
11,260
46 Compliance Officers
$72,730
6,310
47 Social and Community Service Managers
$72,360
840
48 Other Financial Specialists
$70,330
3,030
49 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$69,930
40
50 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$69,490
0
51 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$69,450
1,800
52 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$67,670
740
53 Other Education Administrators
$66,980
210
54 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$66,860
7,760
55 Loan Officers
$66,730
9,300
56 Insurance Underwriters
$65,800
2,140
57 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$65,620
200
58 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$65,180
7,940
59 Cost Estimators
$65,030
5,350
60 Training and Development Specialists
$64,900
7,600
61 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$64,020
0
62 Food Service Managers
$63,120
3,170
63 Human Resources Specialists
$61,050
15,340
64 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$60,920
880
65 Geographers
$60,830
0
66 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$59,520
1,570
67 Travel Guides
$58,460
0
68 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$55,650
140
69 Fundraisers
$55,260
1,600
70 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$54,320
3,380
71 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$52,760
2,480
72 Watch Repairers
$52,340
170
73 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
$49,780
50
74 Wind Turbine Service Technicians
$49,360
270
75 Agricultural Inspectors
$48,790
40
76 Lodging Managers
$47,970
740
77 Gaming Dealers
$45,580
60
78 Other Extraction Workers
$45,320
640
79 Animal Scientists
$44,680
0
80 Credit Counselors
$44,530
730
81 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$43,190
600
82 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers
$43,160
0
83 Choreographers
$40,920
270
84 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$37,710
400
85 All Occupations
$37,430
3,410,610
86 Boilermakers
$36,040
190
87 Other Teachers and Instructors
$35,420
2,950
88 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
$32,330
250
89 Tax Preparers
$32,260
1,740
90 Bicycle Repairers
$30,240
0
91 Legislators
$29,450
230
92 Hoist and Winch Operators
$28,290
60
93 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$25,020
290

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