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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Connecticut

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Connecticut (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 Connecticut are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Connecticut is chief executive with an average annual salary of $204,430. The second highest paying job is general dentist (average salary $201,590). The salary and the employment information in Connecticut is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Connecticut

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$204,430
1,450
2 General Dentists
$201,590
1,200
3 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$200,180
6,060
4 Family and General Practitioners
$199,740
990
5 Other Specialists Dentists
$190,380
0
6 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$186,950
600
7 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$184,590
240
8 General Internists
$180,680
660
9 Psychiatrists
$180,040
630
10 Orthodontists
$176,390
0
11 General Pediatricians
$171,510
590
12 Nurse Anesthetists
$167,470
630
13 Natural Sciences Managers
$148,140
750
14 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$145,260
3,410
15 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$141,840
3,260
16 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$139,410
310
17 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$137,520
8,060
18 Financial Managers
$137,410
15,280
19 Marketing Managers
$132,800
5,430
20 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$132,110
3,960
21 Lawyers
$130,260
7,070
22 Sales Managers
$128,600
6,870
23 Materials Scientists
$126,280
40
24 Pharmacists
$125,120
2,810
25 General and Operations Managers
$122,360
31,660
26 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$120,860
50
27 Computer Network Architects
$119,490
1,680
28 Purchasing Managers
$119,080
1,400
29 Optometrists
$118,740
250
30 Training and Development Managers
$118,420
790
31 Human Resources Managers
$118,120
2,380
32 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$116,720
240
33 Physician Assistants
$116,550
1,910
34 Nurse Practitioners
$113,130
2,220
35 Aerospace Engineers
$113,010
1,950
36 All Other Managers
$112,980
6,380
37 Industrial Production Managers
$112,270
3,030
38 Medical and Health Services Managers
$111,430
5,440
39 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$110,200
80
40 Nuclear Engineers
$108,250
340
41 Materials Engineers
$107,350
750
42 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$106,580
1,190
43 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$106,310
980
44 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$106,140
780
45 Actuaries
$105,990
790
46 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$105,560
270
47 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$104,140
580
48 Podiatrists
$103,880
120
49 Nurse Midwives
$103,660
70
50 Veterinarians
$103,610
700
51 Other Education Administrators
$103,390
350
52 Commercial Pilots
$102,960
330
53 Systems Software Developers
$102,690
4,250
54 Information Security Analysts
$101,260
1,050
55 Other Psychologists
$101,140
180
56 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$100,940
270
57 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$100,910
180
58 Administrative Services Managers
$100,840
4,190
59 Statisticians
$100,730
450
60 Construction Managers
$100,710
3,100
61 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$99,920
1,430
62 Economists
$99,840
160
63 Applications Software Developers
$99,790
10,500
64 Other Physical Scientists
$99,750
80
65 Engineers, All Other
$99,470
1,040
66 Biomedical Engineers
$99,200
180
67 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$98,960
350
68 Radiation Therapists
$98,940
160
69 Personal Financial Advisors
$98,740
4,790
70 Database Administrators
$97,070
1,310
71 Funeral Service Managers
$97,060
40
72 Computer Hardware Engineers
$96,780
480
73 Physicists
$96,490
110
74 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$96,460
160
75 Financial Examiners
$95,990
600
76 Other Computer Occupations
$95,830
1,880
77 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$95,810
1,890
78 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$94,260
3,640
79 Computer Systems Analysts
$93,970
7,170
80 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$93,540
6,560
81 Chemical Engineers
$93,230
280
82 Management Analysts
$93,140
7,830
83 Speech-Language Pathologists
$92,800
1,730
84 Physical Therapists
$92,630
3,940
85 Hydrologists
$92,350
40
86 Financial Analysts
$91,600
5,900
87 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$91,150
220
88 Electrical Engineers
$91,050
2,760
89 Sales Engineers
$90,990
1,030
90 Conservation Scientists
$90,650
50
91 Air Traffic Controllers
$90,540
70
92 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$90,450
210
93 Avionics Technicians
$90,360
710
94 Civil Engineers
$89,530
3,590
95 Occupational Therapists
$89,530
1,990
96 Other Biological Scientists
$89,330
120
97 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$88,830
120
98 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$88,590
80
99 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$88,290
880
100 Industrial Engineers
$87,960
5,200
101 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$87,850
200
102 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$87,710
160
103 Epidemiologists
$87,270
130
104 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$87,150
2,170
105 Chemists
$87,150
1,270
106 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$87,140
3,140
107 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$87,120
860
108 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$86,940
1,680
109 Flight Attendants
$86,620
120
110 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$86,560
750
111 Dental Hygienists
$86,110
3,770
112 Environmental Engineers
$85,990
710
113 Audiologists
$85,810
100
114 Instructional Coordinators
$85,350
1,190
115 Operations Research Analysts
$85,130
1,410
116 Computer Programmers
$84,720
5,250
117 Judicial Law Clerks
$84,410
220
118 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$84,380
990
119 Mechanical Engineers
$84,000
3,790
120 Art Directors
$83,960
590
121 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$83,940
60
122 Computer Network Support Specialists
$83,440
1,000
123 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$83,410
1,610
124 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
$82,800
2,860
125 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$82,740
430
126 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$82,710
570
127 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$82,590
80
128 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$82,420
1,220
129 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$82,330
920
130 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$82,310
890
131 Real Estate Brokers
$82,290
140
132 Postsecondary History Teachers
$82,240
240
133 Multimedia Artists and Animators
$82,230
490
134 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$82,140
180
135 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$81,920
260
136 Budget Analysts
$81,810
1,120
137 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$81,810
280
138 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$81,730
240
139 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$81,580
150
140 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$81,450
300
141 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$80,790
1,510
142 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$80,420
60
143 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$80,160
0
144 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$80,160
920
145 Soil and Plant Scientists
$80,120
90
146 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$79,990
1,180
147 Environmental Science Teachers
$79,890
170
148 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$79,580
690
149 Registered Nurses
$79,500
34,310
150 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$79,220
1,690
151 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$79,050
14,870
152 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$78,970
450
153 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$78,960
9,340
154 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$78,650
560
155 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$78,640
220
156 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$78,430
170
157 Emergency Management Directors
$78,410
130
158 Other Financial Specialists
$78,400
900
159 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$78,400
1,800
160 Agricultural Inspectors
$78,090
30
161 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$77,870
370
162 Compliance Officers
$77,830
3,730
163 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$77,780
380
164 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
$77,400
17,860
165 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$77,220
500
166 Landscape Architects
$77,150
350
167 Loan Officers
$76,790
2,440
168 Logisticians
$76,710
800
169 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$76,620
1,140
170 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$76,410
360
171 Urban and Regional Planners
$76,300
400
172 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
$76,090
1,530
173 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$75,870
550
174 Credit Analysts
$75,750
1,100
175 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$75,740
4,870
176 Technical Writers
$75,730
690
177 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$75,190
1,410
178 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$75,040
60
179 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$74,960
200
180 Accountants and Auditors
$74,880
14,490
181 Forensic Science Technicians
$74,830
100
182 Gas Plant Operators
$74,390
40
183 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$74,370
4,490
184 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$74,340
3,000
185 Nuclear Technicians
$74,230
130
186 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$74,020
340
187 Foresters
$74,000
60
188 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$73,920
260
189 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$73,350
760
190 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$73,300
480
191 Set and Exhibit Designers
$73,130
170
192 Power Plant Operators
$73,100
240
193 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$72,960
230
194 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$72,820
1,090
195 Other Business Operations Specialists
$72,690
7,680
196 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$72,680
340
197 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
$72,570
160
198 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$72,390
540
199 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$72,230
60
200 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$72,080
4,690

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