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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Madison, WI

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Madison, WI (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 Madison, WI are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Madison, WI is sales manager with an average annual salary of $125,420. The second highest paying job is architectural and engineering manager (average salary $119,740). The salary and the employment information in Madison, WI is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Madison, WI

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Sales Managers
$125,420
810
2 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$119,740
520
3 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$118,810
50
4 Chief Executives
$114,500
500
5 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$112,330
1,600
6 Financial Managers
$111,980
1,300
7 Marketing Managers
$111,880
570
8 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$105,080
40
9 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$104,600
700
10 Natural Sciences Managers
$104,140
290
11 Human Resources Managers
$102,600
500
12 General and Operations Managers
$101,400
4,890
13 Industrial Production Managers
$100,860
620
14 Administrative Services Managers
$100,070
1,320
15 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$98,220
60
16 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$96,220
340
17 Medical and Health Services Managers
$96,160
950
18 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$96,080
450
19 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$94,790
200
20 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$93,280
160
21 Training and Development Managers
$91,040
140
22 Construction Managers
$89,980
500
23 All Other Managers
$86,670
1,830
24 Purchasing Managers
$85,270
120
25 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$84,030
80
26 Other Financial Clerks
$81,850
170
27 Financial Analysts
$79,110
820
28 Biomedical Engineers
$77,220
60
29 Other Education Administrators
$76,450
30
30 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$73,520
150
31 Power Plant Operators
$72,520
190
32 Personal Financial Advisors
$72,510
540
33 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$72,130
100
34 Management Analysts
$71,330
2,530
35 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$67,510
40
36 Financial Examiners
$67,430
260
37 Loan Officers
$67,190
710
38 Insurance Underwriters
$65,460
410
39 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$64,980
70
40 Budget Analysts
$63,880
240
41 Accountants and Auditors
$62,740
4,150
42 Credit Analysts
$62,000
230
43 Social and Community Service Managers
$61,520
650
44 Other Business Operations Specialists
$60,260
3,500
45 Cost Estimators
$59,260
620
46 Logisticians
$59,020
370
47 Compliance Officers
$58,760
1,010
48 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$58,600
1,440
49 Human Resources Specialists
$57,490
1,810
50 Meter Readers, Utilities
$56,950
40
51 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$56,930
2,610
52 Environmental Engineering Technicians
$56,910
40
53 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$56,470
880
54 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$55,190
240
55 Lodging Managers
$55,140
90
56 Public Address System and Other Announcers
$53,450
30
57 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$53,000
370
58 Property, Real Estate Managers
$52,550
440
59 Tax Preparers
$52,350
100
60 Fundraisers
$51,860
310
61 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$51,660
320
62 Court Reporters
$50,480
30
63 Training and Development Specialists
$50,260
1,180
64 Parking Enforcement Workers
$48,860
30
65 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$47,330
270
66 Food Service Managers
$47,310
730
67 Social Science Research Assistants
$44,990
190
68 Desktop Publishers
$44,720
40
69 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$43,430
370
70 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$42,420
30
71 Other Construction and Related Workers
$41,440
50
72 All Occupations
$40,540
381,890
73 Proofreaders and Copy Markers
$40,390
40
74 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
$40,230
0
75 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$39,840
280
76 Other Drafters
$38,110
40
77 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
$37,760
30
78 Animal Breeders
$36,630
40
79 Mechanical Door Repairers
$35,930
0
80 Museum Technicians and Conservators
$35,910
30
81 Psychiatric Technicians
$35,710
130
82 Animal Trainers
$34,810
50
83 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$34,620
100
84 Other Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers
$32,940
80
85 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$32,270
50
86 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$30,070
30
87 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$27,980
90
88 Orderlies
$26,960
50
89 Other Teachers and Instructors
$24,230
550
90 All Other Cooks
$23,670
40
91 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$22,350
50
92 Labor Relations Specialists
$20,010
440
93 Concierges
$19,090
40
94 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
$18,290
60
95 Legislators
$18,240
150

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