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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 other physicians and surgeons with an average annual salary of $200,180. The second highest paying job is general dentist (average salary $188,950). The salary and the employment information in Connecticut is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Connecticut

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$200,180
5,320
2 General Dentists
$188,950
1,140
3 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$186,950
370
4 Optometrists
$184,400
220
5 General Internists
$180,680
810
6 Psychiatrists
$180,040
740
7 Family and General Practitioners
$179,660
1,190
8 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$178,290
240
9 Nurse Anesthetists
$170,820
560
10 General Pediatricians
$150,420
630
11 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$142,800
3,350
12 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$142,640
3,260
13 Natural Sciences Managers
$141,720
980
14 Sales Managers
$136,860
7,040
15 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$135,250
7,900
16 Marketing Managers
$131,980
4,970
17 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$130,100
3,890
18 Financial Managers
$129,860
14,210
19 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$128,270
250
20 Commercial Pilots
$127,480
350
21 Lawyers
$125,690
7,260
22 Pharmacists
$122,220
2,730
23 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$120,860
80
24 General and Operations Managers
$120,040
33,280
25 Purchasing Managers
$119,830
1,360
26 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$118,080
300
27 Physician Assistants
$116,860
1,900
28 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$116,720
240
29 Podiatrists
$116,090
110
30 Computer Network Architects
$115,400
1,660
31 Training and Development Managers
$114,600
770
32 Human Resources Managers
$113,850
2,200
33 Medical and Health Services Managers
$109,510
5,260
34 Industrial Production Managers
$109,430
2,800
35 All Other Managers
$108,710
5,820
36 Nurse Practitioners
$107,810
2,310
37 Other Education Administrators
$107,600
300
38 Aerospace Engineers
$107,190
1,780
39 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$106,990
980
40 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$105,560
410
41 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$104,640
1,160
42 Materials Scientists
$104,530
60
43 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$104,140
630
44 Materials Engineers
$103,980
690
45 Personal Financial Advisors
$103,080
4,300
46 Engineers, All Other
$102,740
1,240
47 Veterinarians
$102,580
740
48 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$102,310
730
49 Nurse Midwives
$102,140
90
50 Computer Hardware Engineers
$101,610
340
51 Actuaries
$101,580
850
52 Information Security Analysts
$101,260
970
53 Systems Software Developers
$101,080
4,790
54 Construction Managers
$99,840
3,050
55 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$99,750
220
56 Economists
$99,330
200
57 Other Psychologists
$99,260
210
58 Air Traffic Controllers
$99,080
60
59 Other Biological Scientists
$99,030
150
60 Statisticians
$98,320
500
61 Administrative Services Managers
$98,070
4,110
62 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$97,510
200
63 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$97,440
140
64 Applications Software Developers
$97,030
9,240
65 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$96,780
5,590
66 Funeral Service Managers
$96,760
40
67 Physicists
$96,490
100
68 Biomedical Engineers
$96,140
170
69 Sales Engineers
$95,790
940
70 Other Computer Occupations
$94,260
1,930
71 Hydrologists
$94,060
40
72 Chemical Engineers
$93,720
280
73 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$93,690
3,970
74 Other Physical Scientists
$93,670
60
75 Radiation Therapists
$93,270
200
76 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$93,170
1,840
77 Speech-Language Pathologists
$92,880
1,910
78 Computer Systems Analysts
$92,680
7,120
79 Electrical Engineers
$92,220
2,340
80 Database Administrators
$91,800
1,400
81 Financial Examiners
$91,590
560
82 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$91,500
280
83 Physical Therapists
$91,430
3,800
84 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$90,650
780
85 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$89,970
210
86 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$89,920
1,640
87 Management Analysts
$89,910
8,120
88 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$89,350
370
89 Conservation Scientists
$88,820
50
90 Audiologists
$88,800
90
91 Occupational Therapists
$88,720
1,940
92 Civil Engineers
$87,960
3,280
93 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$87,660
170
94 Epidemiologists
$87,510
120
95 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$87,020
360
96 Chemists
$86,780
1,470
97 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$86,600
80
98 Industrial Engineers
$86,240
4,570
99 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$86,020
210
100 Nuclear Technicians
$85,830
130
101 Financial Analysts
$85,730
6,040
102 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$85,720
1,760
103 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$85,710
80
104 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$85,590
60
105 Postsecondary History Teachers
$85,240
300
106 Mechanical Engineers
$84,020
5,970
107 Dental Hygienists
$84,000
3,810
108 Environmental Engineers
$83,770
680
109 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$83,650
3,530
110 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$83,640
1,030
111 Operations Research Analysts
$83,600
1,420
112 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$83,550
1,020
113 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$83,310
500
114 Emergency Management Directors
$83,100
130
115 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$82,830
2,820
116 Budget Analysts
$82,480
1,000
117 Instructional Coordinators
$82,240
1,270
118 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$82,040
200
119 Technical Writers
$81,720
690
120 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$81,590
1,130
121 Computer Programmers
$81,490
5,850
122 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$81,450
210
123 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$81,370
170
124 Computer Network Support Specialists
$81,120
1,130
125 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$80,910
2,170
126 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$80,660
930
127 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$80,510
380
128 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$80,130
1,220
129 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$79,730
320
130 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$79,030
840
131 Environmental Science Teachers
$78,760
220
132 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$78,740
340
133 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
$78,690
2,870
134 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$78,610
280
135 Compliance Officers
$78,460
3,750
136 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$78,460
660
137 Urban and Regional Planners
$78,380
380
138 Landscape Architects
$77,740
230
139 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$77,670
1,060
140 Registered Nurses
$77,650
32,930
141 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$77,570
50
142 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$77,380
9,240
143 Credit Analysts
$77,360
1,240
144 Soil and Plant Scientists
$77,180
100
145 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$77,100
410
146 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$76,880
2,030
147 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
$76,260
17,960
148 Judicial Law Clerks
$76,070
250
149 Other Financial Specialists
$75,960
1,060
150 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$75,940
14,890
151 Agricultural Inspectors
$75,890
40
152 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$75,870
1,030
153 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$75,840
440
154 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$75,730
2,670
155 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$75,620
170
156 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$75,310
670
157 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$75,230
230
158 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$75,190
1,410
159 Art Directors
$74,900
640
160 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$74,880
590
161 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$74,450
4,690
162 Gas Plant Operators
$74,390
40
163 Accountants and Auditors
$74,100
15,480
164 Logisticians
$74,080
1,070
165 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
$73,290
1,610
166 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$73,170
380
167 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$73,030
1,690
168 Real Estate Brokers
$72,640
160
169 Other Engineering Technicians
$72,570
580
170 Cost Estimators
$72,180
2,280
171 Forensic Science Technicians
$71,990
110
172 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$71,920
2,350
173 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$71,860
540
174 Transportation Inspectors
$71,850
190
175 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$71,690
310
176 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$71,540
130
177 Power Plant Operators
$71,540
240
178 Loan Officers
$71,290
2,200
179 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$71,180
4,180
180 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$71,110
340
181 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$70,930
70
182 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$70,890
1,140
183 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$70,820
1,070
184 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$70,820
150
185 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$70,650
700
186 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$70,610
410
187 Other Business Operations Specialists
$70,520
7,870
188 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$70,410
130
189 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$70,190
810
190 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$69,820
70
191 Insurance Underwriters
$69,790
3,160
192 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$69,640
4,980
193 Training and Development Specialists
$69,570
3,270
194 Archivists
$69,320
80
195 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$69,200
6,980
196 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$69,050
290
197 Foresters
$68,920
70
198 Public Relations Specialists
$68,860
1,450
199 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$68,860
360
200 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$68,830
750

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