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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Colorado

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Colorado (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 Colorado are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Colorado is obstetricians and gynecologists with an average annual salary of $183,830. The second highest paying job is family and general practitioners (average salary $179,790). The salary and the employment information in Colorado is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Colorado

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$183,830
350
2 Family and General Practitioners
$179,790
2,700
3 General Pediatricians
$175,650
340
4 Nurse Anesthetists
$167,560
120
5 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$147,790
3,430
6 General Dentists
$143,400
2,120
7 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$140,040
5,910
8 Petroleum Engineers
$134,950
1,850
9 Marketing Managers
$133,310
2,540
10 Financial Managers
$131,500
5,430
11 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$129,190
460
12 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$128,770
570
13 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$125,990
180
14 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$123,300
750
15 Human Resources Managers
$122,690
1,410
16 Purchasing Managers
$122,640
800
17 Pharmacists
$121,110
4,890
18 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$119,700
3,220
19 Natural Sciences Managers
$119,460
1,220
20 Aerospace Engineers
$118,980
2,360
21 Sales Managers
$116,650
4,630
22 All Other Managers
$112,250
7,230
23 Materials Engineers
$108,590
600
24 Lawyers
$108,470
11,970
25 Computer Hardware Engineers
$107,450
3,710
26 Optometrists
$106,800
770
27 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$106,430
170
28 Training and Development Managers
$105,910
350
29 Astronomers
$105,140
0
30 Systems Software Developers
$104,680
11,190
31 Mining and Geological Engineers
$103,700
640
32 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$103,460
200
33 Sales Engineers
$102,370
1,910
34 Nurse Midwives
$102,300
120
35 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$102,270
4,070
36 Computer Network Architects
$101,630
4,200
37 Medical and Health Services Managers
$101,250
3,880
38 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$100,520
2,600
39 General and Operations Managers
$100,250
38,580
40 Engineers, All Other
$100,180
1,590
41 Applications Software Developers
$98,910
22,680
42 Nurse Practitioners
$97,940
2,070
43 Other Physical Scientists
$97,560
0
44 Industrial Production Managers
$97,130
1,220
45 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$96,610
420
46 Database Administrators
$96,560
2,490
47 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$95,820
4,950
48 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$95,080
1,290
49 Materials Scientists
$95,060
80
50 Other Mathematical Science Occupations
$94,610
40
51 Biomedical Engineers
$93,690
480
52 Electrical Engineers
$93,310
3,690
53 Information Security Analysts
$92,560
1,480
54 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$92,510
1,420
55 Administrative Services Managers
$92,230
2,410
56 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$92,180
1,690
57 Physician Assistants
$92,160
2,110
58 Hydrologists
$91,990
400
59 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$91,170
280
60 Radiation Therapists
$90,710
300
61 Other Computer Occupations
$89,490
7,760
62 Chemical Engineers
$89,250
590
63 Other Psychologists
$88,690
220
64 Industrial Engineers
$88,020
2,740
65 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$87,720
130
66 Economists
$87,010
290
67 Physicists
$86,960
590
68 Computer Systems Analysts
$86,660
9,730
69 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$85,270
4,230
70 Audiologists
$84,660
330
71 Environmental Engineers
$84,040
2,040
72 Broadcast News Analysts
$83,830
80
73 Speech-Language Pathologists
$83,790
2,910
74 Computer Programmers
$83,510
4,160
75 Construction Managers
$83,440
5,590
76 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$83,270
90
77 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$83,130
0
78 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$82,620
6,070
79 Mechanical Engineers
$81,660
6,220
80 Dental Hygienists
$81,090
4,080
81 Occupational Therapists
$80,850
2,700
82 Management Analysts
$80,450
7,870
83 Operations Research Analysts
$80,260
850
84 Civil Engineers
$79,770
6,960
85 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$79,220
290
86 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$79,210
10,340
87 Historians
$79,090
80
88 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$79,040
1,630
89 Veterinarians
$77,790
1,850
90 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$77,690
810
91 Statisticians
$77,640
450
92 Other Education Administrators
$77,330
580
93 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$77,160
2,370
94 Commercial Pilots
$77,000
550
95 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$76,770
270
96 Personal Financial Advisors
$76,750
3,410
97 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$75,370
310
98 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$75,360
1,350
99 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$75,300
290
100 Art Directors
$75,290
580
101 Financial Analysts
$74,920
3,520
102 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$74,580
360
103 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$74,550
940
104 Physical Therapists
$74,520
4,440
105 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$74,430
90
106 Logisticians
$74,110
2,830
107 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$74,020
2,890
108 Gas Plant Operators
$73,770
460
109 Landscape Architects
$73,490
510
110 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$73,430
760
111 Budget Analysts
$73,400
970
112 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$73,220
220
113 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$73,130
1,060
114 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$73,100
490
115 Genetic Counselors
$72,520
40
116 Chemists
$72,270
1,790
117 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$72,200
2,650
118 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$72,180
1,600
119 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$71,350
70
120 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$71,320
160
121 Financial Examiners
$71,320
520
122 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$71,310
4,450
123 Urban and Regional Planners
$70,940
810
124 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$70,910
280
125 Other Business Operations Specialists
$70,610
41,440
126 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$70,530
2,710
127 Geographers
$70,520
70
128 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$70,390
2,330
129 Funeral Service Managers
$70,190
90
130 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$69,710
660
131 Boilermakers
$69,640
150
132 Power Plant Operators
$69,630
810
133 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$69,030
360
134 Court Reporters
$69,020
270
135 Emergency Management Directors
$68,610
140
136 Social and Community Service Managers
$68,580
1,300
137 Food Scientists and Technologists
$68,470
190
138 Other Biological Scientists
$68,450
590
139 Other Engineering Technicians
$68,430
1,640
140 Registered Nurses
$68,290
44,370
141 Epidemiologists
$68,120
250
142 Loan Officers
$68,030
5,080
143 Insurance Underwriters
$67,840
1,100
144 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$67,670
1,640
145 Instructional Coordinators
$67,540
3,100
146 Accountants and Auditors
$67,470
31,900
147 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$67,040
590
148 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$66,980
12,040
149 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$66,820
6,660
150 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$66,600
1,000
151 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$66,510
670
152 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$66,490
1,150
153 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$66,410
9,440
154 Avionics Technicians
$66,060
180
155 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$65,900
4,480
156 Other Financial Specialists
$65,880
3,280
157 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$65,880
4,190
158 Compliance Officers
$65,710
4,550
159 Technical Writers
$65,700
1,370
160 Labor Relations Specialists
$65,250
600
161 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$65,010
90
162 Property, Real Estate Managers
$64,940
1,990
163 Computer Network Support Specialists
$64,880
3,910
164 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$64,740
270
165 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$64,320
320
166 Credit Analysts
$64,170
1,350
167 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$63,960
5,880
168 Sociologists
$63,760
0
169 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$63,640
2,040
170 Real Estate Brokers
$63,440
1,230
171 Construction and Building Inspectors
$63,170
1,820
172 Conservation Scientists
$63,130
1,070
173 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$62,880
110
174 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$62,670
12,090
175 Multimedia Artists and Animators
$62,490
410
176 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$62,120
2,500
177 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$61,950
500
178 Training and Development Specialists
$61,870
4,840
179 Librarians
$61,740
2,210
180 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$61,520
480
181 Continuous Mining Machine Operators
$61,480
510
182 Human Resources Specialists
$61,420
9,330
183 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$61,390
1,310
184 Roof Bolters, Mining
$61,040
110
185 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$60,930
450
186 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$60,930
760
187 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$60,210
560
188 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$60,190
90
189 Cost Estimators
$60,100
5,290
190 Microbiologists
$60,000
430
191 Podiatrists
$59,990
0
192 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
$59,700
5,800
193 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$59,530
100
194 Forensic Science Technicians
$59,310
320
195 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
$59,030
3,220
196 Radiologic Technologists
$58,980
2,930
197 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$58,920
440
198 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$58,750
1,300
199 Writers and Authors
$58,710
710
200 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$58,640
230

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