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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD (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 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is oral and maxillofacial surgeons with an average annual salary of $201,630. The second highest paying job is airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineer (average salary $175,490). The salary and the employment information in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
$201,630
110
2 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$175,490
0
3 Nurse Anesthetists
$164,310
740
4 Mathematicians
$116,490
0
5 Veterinarians
$112,470
1,410
6 Nurse Practitioners
$105,500
3,580
7 Nurse Midwives
$96,680
140
8 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$95,920
2,090
9 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$90,300
0
10 Hoist and Winch Operators
$87,710
150
11 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$86,230
440
12 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$82,930
1,910
13 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$79,820
700
14 Audiologists
$78,630
210
15 Registered Nurses
$76,520
72,530
16 Speech-Language Pathologists
$76,140
2,860
17 Dental Hygienists
$75,860
4,230
18 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$75,600
440
19 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$75,070
13,410
20 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$73,840
1,330
21 Other Life Scientists
$73,110
50
22 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$72,920
130
23 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
$72,730
0
24 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$71,290
280
25 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$71,000
650
26 Genetic Counselors
$70,340
40
27 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$69,650
8,870
28 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$68,750
580
29 Respiratory Therapists
$66,840
2,620
30 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$65,200
2,070
31 Radiologic Technologists
$64,570
4,360
32 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$64,330
3,780
33 Agricultural Engineers
$62,180
0
34 Animal Scientists
$61,580
50
35 Firefighters
$60,930
3,960
36 Other Therapists
$58,850
90
37 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
$58,080
150
38 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$57,850
1,440
39 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$57,010
8,110
40 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$56,820
600
41 Fish and Game Wardens
$55,750
30
42 Physical Therapist Assistants
$55,510
1,880
43 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$55,480
950
44 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
$54,340
15,610
45 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$53,760
7,260
46 Private Detectives and Investigators
$51,180
540
47 Hearing Aid Specialists
$49,550
70
48 Mathematical Technicians
$49,260
0
49 Commercial Divers
$49,070
60
50 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$48,540
370
51 Surgical Technologists
$48,200
1,550
52 Other First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$46,820
1,620
53 Athletic Trainers
$46,250
610
54 Recreational Therapists
$44,620
0
55 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$44,460
9,310
56 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$44,300
270
57 Bailiffs
$43,230
500
58 Exercise Physiologists
$42,640
210
59 Correctional Officers and Jailers
$42,630
7,110
60 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
$42,420
180
61 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
$42,240
4,000
62 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
$40,780
3,540
63 Dental Assistants
$40,690
5,950
64 Massage Therapists
$40,550
2,110
65 Other Health Technologists and Technicians
$39,630
2,670
66 Medical Equipment Preparers
$39,470
1,250
67 Solar Photovoltaic Installers
$38,700
0
68 Opticians, Dispensing
$38,580
1,100
69 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$38,300
320
70 Medical Transcriptionists
$38,210
810
71 Animal Control Workers
$37,960
130
72 Tire Builders
$37,900
70
73 Rock Splitters, Quarry
$37,770
50
74 Other Healthcare Support Workers
$37,470
1,760
75 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
$37,310
2,840
76 Phlebotomists
$36,900
2,140
77 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$36,800
4,330
78 Psychiatric Aides
$36,180
1,700
79 Parking Enforcement Workers
$36,120
90
80 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
$35,790
1,060
81 Psychiatric Technicians
$35,270
1,170
82 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$34,530
3,600
83 Medical Assistants
$33,950
14,240
84 Dietetic Technicians
$33,510
670
85 Radio and Television Announcers
$32,660
380
86 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
$32,550
5,330
87 Orderlies
$32,500
1,230
88 All other assemblers and fabricators
$31,460
9,690
89 Occupational Therapy Aides
$31,410
240
90 Pharmacy Technicians
$31,250
8,920
91 Nursing Assistants
$29,320
38,830
92 Wood Patternmakers
$28,610
0
93 Tour and Travel Guides
$28,600
1,000
94 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
$27,180
100
95 Physical Therapist Aides
$26,870
1,050
96 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
$26,490
1,050
97 Home Health Aides
$24,740
22,000
98 Pharmacy Aides
$20,580
620

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