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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division (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-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division is podiatrists with an average annual salary of $163,160. The second highest paying job is airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineer (average salary $161,260). The salary and the employment information in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Podiatrists
$163,160
130
2 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$161,260
1,630
3 Materials Scientists
$90,830
40
4 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$78,010
120
5 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$69,910
0
6 Wind Turbine Service Technicians
$69,750
70
7 Power Plant Operators
$69,390
240
8 Flight Attendants
$68,730
2,080
9 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$68,710
320
10 Epidemiologists
$62,390
30
11 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$61,500
50
12 Gas Plant Operators
$60,190
140
13 Other Plant and System Operators
$58,690
130
14 Travel Guides
$57,850
0
15 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$55,460
240
16 Conservation Scientists
$55,200
50
17 Agricultural Inspectors
$54,310
50
18 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
$49,070
280
19 Gaming Dealers
$47,010
0
20 Tool and Die Makers
$45,790
420
21 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$45,700
120
22 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$44,270
130
23 Printing Press Operators
$43,550
2,480
24 Prepress Technicians and Workers
$43,330
800
25 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$43,070
80
26 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$41,700
120
27 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other
$41,260
120
28 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
$41,110
1,650
29 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$41,040
170
30 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$39,800
300
31 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$39,320
520
32 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
$37,820
1,240
33 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$37,720
260
34 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
$37,560
30
35 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
$37,260
7,060
36 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
$37,080
40
37 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
$37,080
280
38 Machinists
$36,800
3,690
39 Boilermakers
$36,660
0
40 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$36,270
100
41 Social Science Research Assistants
$35,870
70
42 Choreographers
$35,660
270
43 Other Teachers and Instructors
$35,040
2,290
44 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
$34,740
290
45 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
$34,350
790
46 Foundry Mold and Coremakers
$33,600
70
47 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$33,210
90
48 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
$33,020
1,310
49 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$32,700
140
50 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
$32,490
80
51 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$32,280
540
52 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
$32,110
1,110
53 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$32,090
2,650
54 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators
$31,010
120
55 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$30,950
2,520
56 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$30,760
120
57 Pourers and Casters, Metal
$30,560
140
58 Grinding and Polishing Workers
$30,400
490
59 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$30,220
90
60 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$29,800
410
61 Other Material Moving Workers
$29,730
70
62 Upholsterers
$29,610
650
63 Grinding/Lapping/Polishing/Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Pla
$29,470
590
64 Other Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers
$29,460
180
65 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$29,200
2,120
66 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
$29,150
3,550
67 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
$28,640
1,270
68 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
$27,740
2,490
69 All Other Cooks
$27,410
80
70 Furniture Finishers
$27,090
290
71 Butchers and Meat Cutters
$26,480
1,500
72 Food Batchmakers
$26,410
1,570
73 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$26,150
440
74 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$25,880
1,390
75 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$25,550
0
76 Bakers
$25,250
3,100
77 Other Assemblers and Fabricators
$25,110
3,060
78 Bicycle Repairers
$24,980
0
79 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
$24,980
530
80 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
$24,660
490
81 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
$24,510
30
82 Team Assemblers
$23,650
11,580
83 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$23,630
470
84 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$23,010
180
85 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$22,800
510
86 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
$22,630
210
87 Gaming Service Workers, All Other
$22,520
60
88 Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$22,250
470
89 Sewing Machine Operators
$21,930
2,310
90 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
$21,090
2,690
91 Sewers, Hand
$20,350
210
92 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
$20,060
220
93 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
$19,620
1,220
94 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
$19,550
0
95 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$19,470
0
96 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
$19,320
670
97 Graduate Teaching Assistants
$18,210
900

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