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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 $204,490. The second highest paying job is financial manager (average salary $136,950). The salary and the employment information in Pittsburgh, PA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Pittsburgh, PA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$204,490
1,520
2 Financial Managers
$136,950
3,540
3 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$131,760
3,130
4 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$131,030
1,830
5 Marketing Managers
$129,430
1,250
6 Sales Managers
$125,810
1,680
7 Purchasing Managers
$121,390
380
8 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$115,390
90
9 Training and Development Managers
$111,360
210
10 General and Operations Managers
$110,300
15,630
11 Human Resources Managers
$109,950
950
12 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$109,740
360
13 All Other Managers
$108,620
1,890
14 Funeral Service Managers
$108,200
230
15 Nuclear Engineers
$106,470
320
16 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$105,170
1,430
17 Industrial Production Managers
$103,920
980
18 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$100,720
540
19 Hydrologists
$99,870
30
20 Natural Sciences Managers
$98,260
370
21 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$96,030
60
22 Administrative Services Managers
$92,540
1,270
23 Other Education Administrators
$87,710
210
24 Medical and Health Services Managers
$86,820
3,090
25 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$85,170
80
26 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$84,410
30
27 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$82,060
830
28 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$81,410
920
29 Environmental Science Teachers
$81,310
0
30 Construction Managers
$78,560
2,510
31 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$76,630
70
32 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$74,810
150
33 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$74,030
0
34 Food Scientists and Technologists
$70,650
40
35 Emergency Management Directors
$69,620
40
36 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$66,640
60
37 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$64,960
0
38 Nurse Midwives
$64,000
30
39 Social and Community Service Managers
$62,110
1,430
40 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$61,020
80
41 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$58,920
3,000
42 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$58,830
2,960
43 Other Transportation Workers
$56,800
160
44 Other Drafters
$56,270
60
45 Transportation Inspectors
$55,500
160
46 Costume Attendants
$55,080
70
47 Legislators
$53,380
500
48 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$53,260
0
49 Property, Real Estate Managers
$52,560
980
50 Food Service Managers
$52,270
1,200
51 Gaming Supervisors
$52,060
190
52 Nuclear Technicians
$51,770
60
53 Exercise Physiologists
$51,700
80
54 Agricultural Inspectors
$49,540
30
55 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$48,940
610
56 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$48,660
3,860
57 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$48,590
40
58 Lodging Managers
$46,580
250
59 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$45,560
0
60 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$44,560
50
61 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$44,500
570
62 Forensic Science Technicians
$44,490
30
63 Flight Attendants
$44,280
0
64 Soil and Plant Scientists
$43,930
0
65 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$43,620
70
66 Bailiffs
$41,270
80
67 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$41,040
590
68 Telephone Operators
$40,770
0
69 All Other Special Education Teachers
$39,370
40
70 Hearing Aid Specialists
$39,130
0
71 Semiconductor Processors
$39,050
30
72 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$39,040
4,240
73 Forest and Conservation Technicians
$38,540
40
74 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
$38,300
90
75 All Occupations
$37,700
1,132,950
76 Continuous Mining Machine Operators
$37,030
130
77 Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers
$35,540
0
78 Cutters and Trimmers
$34,420
80
79 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$33,770
2,870
80 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
$32,100
0
81 All other assemblers and fabricators
$32,080
5,190
82 Other Construction Trades Helpers
$30,880
140
83 Sewers, Hand
$30,740
0
84 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$30,690
800
85 Roofers Helpers
$29,980
0
86 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic
$29,530
120
87 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers
$28,060
130
88 Gaming Cage Workers
$27,720
130
89 Other Building Cleaning Workers
$27,450
0
90 Gaming Dealers
$25,680
770
91 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$24,760
50
92 Logging Equipment Operators
$24,050
30
93 Other Religious Workers
$23,870
0
94 Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons Helpers
$23,590
0
95 Tour and Travel Guides
$22,340
450
96 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$21,420
0
97 Barbers
$19,870
0

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