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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX is architectural and engineering manager with an average annual salary of $173,040. The second highest paying job is oral and maxillofacial surgeons (average salary $170,640). The salary and the employment information in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$173,040
4,170
2 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
$170,640
250
3 Marketing Managers
$161,560
2,680
4 Air Traffic Controllers
$152,940
610
5 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$152,360
5,520
6 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$149,210
5,420
7 Financial Managers
$144,330
9,390
8 Sales Managers
$133,330
7,230
9 Human Resources Managers
$131,160
2,160
10 Purchasing Managers
$130,470
1,540
11 Astronomers
$127,000
40
12 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$126,380
890
13 Training and Development Managers
$124,960
480
14 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$124,780
240
15 General and Operations Managers
$122,830
45,590
16 Industrial Production Managers
$118,710
3,110
17 Natural Sciences Managers
$118,520
670
18 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$111,010
1,240
19 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$110,150
2,660
20 Medical and Health Services Managers
$107,530
5,620
21 Administrative Services Managers
$104,320
5,150
22 Nuclear Engineers
$101,530
0
23 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$98,800
250
24 Construction Managers
$96,340
8,000
25 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$96,020
350
26 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$95,410
910
27 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$93,870
310
28 Materials Scientists
$90,700
160
29 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$86,850
5,550
30 Political Scientists
$85,990
0
31 Other Education Administrators
$84,440
360
32 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$83,110
80
33 Other Mathematical Science Occupations
$80,610
0
34 Genetic Counselors
$76,890
50
35 Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations
$75,340
0
36 Funeral Service Managers
$72,020
130
37 Fish and Game Wardens
$70,740
40
38 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$63,280
11,360
39 Soil and Plant Scientists
$62,480
220
40 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$61,900
220
41 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$61,480
70
42 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$61,130
100
43 Lodging Managers
$59,730
490
44 Property, Real Estate Managers
$59,670
3,180
45 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$59,360
8,610
46 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$59,080
50
47 Food Service Managers
$58,820
2,480
48 Transit and Railroad Police
$56,430
220
49 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$56,420
80
50 Other Rail Transportation Workers
$53,550
0
51 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$52,660
6,490
52 Mathematical Technicians
$52,260
90
53 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
$48,760
0
54 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$48,470
360
55 Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$47,860
60
56 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$45,710
60
57 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$45,510
210
58 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$45,490
1,780
59 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$42,670
40
60 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$41,550
1,000
61 Locomotive Engineers
$41,040
190
62 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$40,580
80
63 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$40,050
0
64 Forest and Conservation Technicians
$39,990
30
65 Hoist and Winch Operators
$39,210
80
66 Broadcast News Analysts
$39,050
100
67 All Occupations
$38,970
2,929,400
68 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
$38,530
40
69 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
$37,930
0
70 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$37,380
1,030
71 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$36,830
190
72 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$36,660
500
73 Pourers and Casters, Metal
$35,840
90
74 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
$35,500
140
75 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
$35,210
0
76 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$34,930
60
77 Floor Sanders and Finishers
$34,650
0
78 Semiconductor Processors
$34,020
370
79 Public Address System and Other Announcers
$33,310
160
80 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
$33,200
600
81 Fallers
$32,560
0
82 Foundry Mold and Coremakers
$31,830
140
83 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
$31,150
120
84 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$30,450
5,560
85 Telephone Operators
$29,650
40
86 Fence Erectors
$29,130
630
87 All other assemblers and fabricators
$28,780
10,920
88 Paperhangers
$28,740
0
89 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$26,470
4,060
90 Tour and Travel Guides
$23,950
590
91 Funeral Attendants
$23,400
250
92 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers
$23,360
0
93 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$23,000
60
94 Agricultural Equipment Operators
$19,320
0
95 Legislators
$19,230
190

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