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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI 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 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division is petroleum engineer with an average annual salary of $113,870. The second highest paying job is airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineer (average salary $112,390). The salary and the employment information in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Petroleum Engineers
$113,870
0
2 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$112,390
2,670
3 Environmental Science Teachers
$109,440
0
4 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$108,660
220
5 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$108,190
60
6 Materials Scientists
$107,030
30
7 Other Physical Scientists
$102,520
30
8 Environmental Engineers
$101,130
400
9 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$99,430
40
10 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$95,810
0
11 Mechanical Engineers
$95,390
11,140
12 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$93,610
60
13 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$91,690
70
14 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$91,010
40
15 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$88,370
40
16 Actuaries
$82,080
70
17 Hydrologists
$81,690
30
18 Riggers
$73,040
110
19 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$72,640
60
20 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$71,310
0
21 Emergency Management Directors
$70,680
30
22 Postsecondary History Teachers
$69,630
50
23 Microbiologists
$69,280
40
24 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$68,180
2,580
25 Instructional Coordinators
$67,250
800
26 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$66,600
40
27 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$66,190
370
28 Forensic Science Technicians
$59,240
90
29 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$58,010
110
30 Hearing Aid Specialists
$57,540
40
31 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
$55,970
30
32 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$54,760
2,530
33 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic
$53,340
30
34 Archivists
$52,410
40
35 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$50,420
730
36 Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers
$50,170
150
37 Wood Patternmakers
$49,730
60
38 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$49,610
2,720
39 Mechanical Door Repairers
$49,430
40
40 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$48,840
30
41 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
$46,990
280
42 Biological Technicians
$46,900
90
43 Medical Appliance Technicians
$45,240
0
44 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
$44,410
50
45 All other assemblers and fabricators
$44,390
24,380
46 Public Address System and Other Announcers
$43,140
0
47 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$43,060
60
48 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
$42,730
80
49 Highway Maintenance Workers
$42,100
670
50 Correspondence Clerks
$41,890
30
51 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$41,630
1,270
52 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$40,390
1,350
53 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
$39,260
210
54 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
$39,220
40
55 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$39,080
50
56 Judicial Law Clerks
$38,870
70
57 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$38,690
280
58 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
$36,250
70
59 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Helpers
$36,200
100
60 Upholsterers
$35,290
30
61 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other
$35,180
30
62 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$35,160
150
63 Electricians Helpers
$35,080
40
64 Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$34,890
40
65 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$34,860
170
66 Occupational Therapy Aides
$34,070
40
67 Grinding and Polishing Workers
$33,470
50
68 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
$32,790
0
69 Furniture Finishers
$31,950
60
70 Psychiatric Aides
$31,080
670
71 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$30,700
90
72 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers
$30,660
40
73 Agricultural Inspectors
$30,510
60
74 Gaming Cage Workers
$30,410
200
75 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
$28,550
110
76 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$28,370
40
77 Gaming Service Workers, All Other
$26,860
140
78 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$25,770
50
79 Concierges
$25,560
130
80 Substitute Teachers
$25,320
4,140
81 Animal Trainers
$24,590
0
82 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
$24,020
0
83 Bicycle Repairers
$23,820
0
84 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$22,780
0
85 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
$22,300
0
86 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
$21,230
50
87 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
$20,680
0
88 Tour and Travel Guides
$20,490
590
89 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$20,050
50
90 Carpenters Helpers
$19,990
0
91 Other Grounds Maintenance Workers
$18,970
0
92 Shampooers
$18,850
0

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