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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Pittsburgh, PA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Pittsburgh, PA (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 Pittsburgh, PA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Pittsburgh, PA is chief executive with an average annual salary of $180,140. The second highest paying job is financial manager (average salary $134,870). The salary and the employment information in Pittsburgh, PA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Pittsburgh, PA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$180,140
1,760
2 Financial Managers
$134,870
3,280
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$132,810
1,850
4 Marketing Managers
$132,150
1,120
5 Air Traffic Controllers
$129,610
100
6 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$124,710
2,870
7 Sales Managers
$120,500
1,880
8 Purchasing Managers
$115,590
330
9 Training and Development Managers
$114,730
180
10 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$112,980
110
11 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$111,810
130
12 Human Resources Managers
$109,480
770
13 Funeral Service Managers
$108,200
230
14 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$107,330
390
15 All Other Managers
$106,600
1,620
16 General and Operations Managers
$106,350
14,760
17 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$100,790
1,300
18 Construction Managers
$100,390
1,780
19 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$99,780
610
20 Industrial Production Managers
$99,390
1,120
21 Natural Sciences Managers
$98,260
370
22 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$95,950
70
23 Personal Financial Advisors
$91,500
1,850
24 Administrative Services Managers
$90,610
1,240
25 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$88,770
890
26 Medical and Health Services Managers
$83,930
2,930
27 Other Education Administrators
$83,040
230
28 Financial Analysts
$77,490
2,430
29 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$75,490
60
30 Credit Analysts
$72,980
550
31 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$72,640
150
32 Other Business Operations Specialists
$71,950
3,490
33 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$71,550
40
34 Logisticians
$70,990
880
35 Management Analysts
$70,250
4,880
36 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$66,940
70
37 Avionics Technicians
$65,150
40
38 Compliance Officers
$64,950
2,550
39 Accountants and Auditors
$64,830
12,220
40 Cost Estimators
$64,590
2,070
41 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
$63,430
220
42 Budget Analysts
$62,710
220
43 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$61,080
4,990
44 Emergency Management Directors
$60,990
40
45 Transit and Railroad Police
$60,590
60
46 Property, Real Estate Managers
$60,200
850
47 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$59,880
640
48 Human Resources Specialists
$59,220
4,150
49 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$58,580
2,700
50 Training and Development Specialists
$58,510
2,150
51 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$58,360
2,090
52 Social and Community Service Managers
$57,420
1,160
53 Foresters
$56,340
0
54 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$53,890
40
55 Other Therapists
$51,710
40
56 Paperhangers
$51,000
50
57 Fundraisers
$50,490
750
58 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$50,460
110
59 Food Service Managers
$50,080
1,120
60 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$49,600
30
61 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$48,940
610
62 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$48,650
40
63 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$48,090
30
64 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas
$46,140
90
65 Set and Exhibit Designers
$45,630
60
66 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$43,790
620
67 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$43,190
350
68 Lodging Managers
$42,910
270
69 Etchers and Engravers
$42,850
40
70 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$42,680
430
71 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
$41,920
60
72 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
$41,140
40
73 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators
$40,320
190
74 Graduate Teaching Assistants
$38,240
0
75 All Occupations
$36,870
1,133,760
76 Stonemasons
$36,800
0
77 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$36,090
70
78 Rail Car Repairers
$35,990
0
79 Hoist and Winch Operators
$35,970
80
80 Other Media and Communication Workers
$34,050
40
81 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$33,930
60
82 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
$33,800
30
83 Other Construction and Related Workers
$33,140
0
84 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
$32,490
0
85 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
$30,110
40
86 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$30,030
40
87 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
$29,590
60
88 Other Teachers and Instructors
$29,330
1,030
89 Legislators
$24,270
470
90 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$23,760
0
91 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
$23,490
150
92 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
$23,050
70
93 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
$19,620
0
94 Labor Relations Specialists
$19,550
1,120
95 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$19,230
40

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