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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 $185,250. The second highest paying job is nurse anesthetists (average salary $166,290). 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 2018 [1].

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

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$185,250
1,340
2 Nurse Anesthetists
$166,290
210
3 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$146,010
260
4 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$143,510
3,600
5 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$131,540
4,550
6 Marketing Managers
$117,760
4,060
7 Natural Sciences Managers
$115,200
710
8 Financial Managers
$114,390
5,590
9 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$114,170
120
10 Sales Managers
$113,830
4,580
11 Purchasing Managers
$110,400
930
12 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$110,350
1,960
13 Air Traffic Controllers
$109,400
100
14 Training and Development Managers
$109,080
260
15 Medical and Health Services Managers
$107,890
2,350
16 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$107,020
620
17 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$103,120
120
18 Human Resources Managers
$102,900
1,580
19 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$98,890
30
20 Construction Managers
$96,750
3,840
21 General and Operations Managers
$94,080
21,270
22 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$93,980
170
23 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$92,630
370
24 Industrial Production Managers
$91,540
1,800
25 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$89,980
160
26 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$89,850
880
27 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$89,680
1,410
28 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$88,870
1,070
29 Genetic Counselors
$87,340
40
30 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$87,200
30
31 Administrative Services Managers
$85,530
2,370
32 Power Plant Operators
$77,910
80
33 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
$76,880
50
34 Avionics Technicians
$75,920
60
35 Property, Real Estate Managers
$73,930
1,680
36 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$72,960
60
37 Flight Attendants
$72,660
790
38 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$72,530
70
39 Other Mathematical Science Occupations
$71,300
50
40 Ship Engineers
$68,790
90
41 Funeral Service Managers
$68,520
40
42 Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations
$67,450
60
43 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$64,810
0
44 Fallers
$64,620
140
45 Social and Community Service Managers
$63,450
1,750
46 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$62,840
2,080
47 Boilermakers
$62,010
90
48 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$59,940
4,290
49 Choreographers
$59,360
100
50 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$59,130
660
51 Legislators
$57,140
60
52 Sailors and Marine Oilers
$56,150
230
53 Historians
$54,100
30
54 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$53,940
3,070
55 Lodging Managers
$53,620
210
56 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$53,200
110
57 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$52,440
3,100
58 Exercise Physiologists
$51,720
40
59 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$50,050
40
60 Other Education Administrators
$50,030
310
61 Cargo and Freight Agents
$49,390
900
62 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$49,110
50
63 Airfield Operations Specialists
$47,860
60
64 Food Service Managers
$47,720
2,310
65 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$45,840
50
66 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$45,650
2,000
67 Log Graders and Scalers
$44,750
0
68 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
$44,590
0
69 Mechanical Door Repairers
$43,300
70
70 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
$42,480
0
71 All Occupations
$42,460
1,157,060
72 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$41,640
520
73 Motorboat Operators
$41,330
90
74 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$39,260
180
75 Solar Photovoltaic Installers
$37,640
0
76 Stonemasons
$36,700
0
77 Models
$36,280
150
78 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
$35,420
230
79 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
$34,300
40
80 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
$34,090
140
81 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$33,780
3,850
82 All other assemblers and fabricators
$33,240
7,990
83 Roofers Helpers
$33,210
40
84 Forest and Conservation Workers
$33,200
0
85 Travel Guides
$32,300
40
86 Barbers
$31,590
0
87 Other Woodworkers
$29,410
240
88 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
$29,320
80
89 Other Building Cleaning Workers
$28,740
30
90 Other Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers
$28,440
140
91 Tire Builders
$28,280
0
92 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers
$27,420
130
93 Tour and Travel Guides
$25,740
160
94 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$24,610
90
95 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$20,080
70
96 Sewers, Hand
$19,910
30

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