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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA (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 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA is chief executive with an average annual salary of $183,890. The second highest paying job is architectural and engineering manager (average salary $143,200). The salary and the employment information in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$183,890
1,890
2 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$143,200
3,500
3 Podiatrists
$125,140
30
4 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$123,110
4,160
5 Marketing Managers
$115,350
4,130
6 Natural Sciences Managers
$112,890
690
7 Sales Managers
$112,090
4,950
8 Financial Managers
$111,220
5,430
9 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$106,670
1,960
10 Training and Development Managers
$106,260
310
11 Medical and Health Services Managers
$103,120
2,620
12 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$100,390
130
13 Human Resources Managers
$97,050
1,810
14 Purchasing Managers
$96,430
710
15 Construction Managers
$94,570
3,190
16 Materials Scientists
$93,020
30
17 All Other Managers
$91,650
5,550
18 General and Operations Managers
$90,050
21,130
19 Personal Financial Advisors
$89,680
1,580
20 Emergency Management Directors
$89,380
40
21 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$89,140
860
22 Materials Engineers
$88,770
360
23 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$87,050
1,270
24 Industrial Production Managers
$84,830
1,820
25 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$84,250
1,110
26 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$84,080
60
27 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$83,260
40
28 Administrative Services Managers
$81,580
2,260
29 Management Analysts
$81,350
4,190
30 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$81,030
60
31 Financial Analysts
$78,930
2,340
32 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$78,630
30
33 Labor Relations Specialists
$76,190
1,000
34 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$74,700
270
35 Credit Analysts
$73,160
510
36 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$72,930
50
37 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$72,730
60
38 Budget Analysts
$71,580
350
39 Environmental Science Teachers
$71,300
30
40 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$70,870
2,330
41 Epidemiologists
$70,240
30
42 Logisticians
$69,440
610
43 Funeral Service Managers
$68,520
40
44 Financial Examiners
$68,300
410
45 Compliance Officers
$67,900
1,600
46 Other Therapists
$66,100
60
47 Cost Estimators
$65,800
1,930
48 Insurance Underwriters
$65,800
650
49 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
$65,680
0
50 Property, Real Estate Managers
$65,250
1,610
51 Other Business Operations Specialists
$64,890
11,370
52 Social and Community Service Managers
$64,490
1,690
53 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
$64,280
30
54 Accountants and Auditors
$63,220
9,510
55 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$62,370
4,890
56 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$61,940
720
57 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$61,490
410
58 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$61,280
2,510
59 Training and Development Specialists
$60,870
2,050
60 Locomotive Engineers
$59,630
0
61 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$58,550
2,750
62 Other Education Administrators
$57,940
280
63 Human Resources Specialists
$57,900
4,650
64 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$57,680
70
65 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$56,710
100
66 Hoist and Winch Operators
$56,390
40
67 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$55,370
60
68 Rail Car Repairers
$53,910
190
69 Legislators
$53,010
70
70 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$52,980
0
71 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$52,920
40
72 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
$52,150
50
73 Lodging Managers
$51,670
170
74 Food Service Managers
$50,180
2,330
75 Pile-Driver Operators
$49,940
0
76 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$49,680
1,830
77 Fundraisers
$47,650
680
78 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$47,070
1,070
79 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
$44,640
0
80 Other Teachers and Instructors
$41,560
2,410
81 All Occupations
$41,370
1,133,350
82 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$41,270
470
83 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
$38,220
100
84 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
$36,530
40
85 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
$36,130
170
86 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
$35,380
110
87 Furniture Finishers
$30,980
40
88 Transit and Railroad Police
$30,610
70
89 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
$26,710
40
90 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners
$25,630
130
91 Gaming Cage Workers
$24,880
70
92 Motion Picture Projectionists
$21,930
170
93 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$20,080
70
94 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
$19,840
190
95 Shampooers
$19,010
0

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