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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Delaware

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Delaware (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 Delaware are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Delaware is psychiatrists with an average annual salary of $179,930. The second highest paying job is general internists (average salary $173,380). The salary and the employment information in Delaware is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Delaware

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Psychiatrists
$179,930
110
2 General Internists
$173,380
90
3 Nurse Anesthetists
$171,560
0
4 Natural Sciences Managers
$171,410
560
5 Family and General Practitioners
$151,220
550
6 Sales Managers
$150,800
760
7 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$146,810
1,090
8 Podiatrists
$144,720
40
9 General Pediatricians
$144,530
0
10 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$141,320
50
11 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$141,240
480
12 Financial Managers
$140,200
2,210
13 Marketing Managers
$140,040
810
14 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$136,830
160
15 Purchasing Managers
$131,070
100
16 Sales Engineers
$130,810
60
17 Chemical Engineers
$129,610
690
18 Lawyers
$128,810
2,880
19 All Other Managers
$127,320
920
20 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$126,370
130
21 Human Resources Managers
$124,590
320
22 General and Operations Managers
$121,680
4,320
23 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$120,310
50
24 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$119,330
360
25 Pharmacists
$118,990
790
26 Training and Development Managers
$115,160
60
27 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$112,520
290
28 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$111,180
770
29 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$110,210
80
30 Industrial Production Managers
$109,520
310
31 Chiropractors
$109,250
90
32 Systems Software Developers
$108,010
0
33 Veterinarians
$107,780
230
34 Construction Managers
$106,080
440
35 Engineers, All Other
$105,810
0
36 Computer Network Architects
$104,900
590
37 Physician Assistants
$102,280
410
38 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$101,790
1,290
39 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$101,740
60
40 Information Security Analysts
$101,430
240
41 Administrative Services Managers
$100,230
660
42 Medical and Health Services Managers
$98,610
710
43 Applications Software Developers
$96,380
2,500
44 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$96,280
0
45 Commercial Pilots
$95,690
0
46 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$94,990
320
47 Nurse Practitioners
$93,670
510
48 Aerospace Engineers
$93,630
0
49 Optometrists
$93,160
130
50 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$91,890
210
51 Electrical Engineers
$91,780
460
52 Mechanical Engineers
$90,620
710
53 Chemists
$90,310
3,380
54 Radiation Therapists
$89,950
60
55 Computer Systems Analysts
$89,420
3,160
56 Nurse Midwives
$89,050
40
57 Industrial Engineers
$87,460
520
58 Database Administrators
$87,050
460
59 Statisticians
$86,070
90
60 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$85,620
580
61 Hydrologists
$85,280
0
62 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$85,080
160
63 Other Education Administrators
$84,010
50
64 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$83,910
70
65 Web Developers
$81,950
390
66 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$81,800
90
67 Civil Engineers
$81,540
880
68 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$79,980
110
69 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$79,420
280
70 Audiologists
$79,080
0
71 Physical Therapists
$79,060
630
72 Personal Financial Advisors
$78,560
910
73 Operations Research Analysts
$78,430
550
74 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$77,630
40
75 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$77,350
40
76 Computer Programmers
$76,680
1,210
77 Lodging Managers
$76,500
70
78 Management Analysts
$76,120
1,850
79 Occupational Therapists
$75,810
230
80 Art Directors
$75,040
50
81 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$74,850
1,630
82 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$74,800
130
83 Financial Analysts
$74,700
2,730
84 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$74,360
380
85 Other Computer Occupations
$74,230
180
86 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$74,060
280
87 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$73,810
90
88 Speech-Language Pathologists
$73,490
420
89 Environmental Engineers
$72,700
170
90 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$72,460
220
91 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$72,270
60
92 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$72,050
1,820
93 Dental Hygienists
$71,660
710
94 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$71,650
420
95 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$71,570
230
96 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$71,530
60
97 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$71,300
110
98 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$70,970
260
99 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$70,760
70
100 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$70,370
350
101 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$70,040
190
102 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
$69,950
80
103 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$69,920
80
104 Registered Nurses
$69,890
10,090
105 All Other Special Education Teachers
$69,730
150
106 Postsecondary History Teachers
$69,570
50
107 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$69,560
160
108 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$69,450
50
109 Compliance Officers
$68,820
1,050
110 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$68,760
1,430
111 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$68,680
420
112 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$68,490
160
113 Financial Examiners
$68,440
0
114 Accountants and Auditors
$68,420
4,700
115 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$68,400
1,100
116 Other Business Operations Specialists
$68,310
1,240
117 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$68,170
130
118 Budget Analysts
$68,040
130
119 Instructional Coordinators
$68,020
750
120 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$67,990
160
121 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$67,720
210
122 Librarians
$67,650
490
123 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$67,490
40
124 Economists
$67,380
30
125 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$67,260
350
126 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$67,030
260
127 Chemical Technicians
$66,490
920
128 Cost Estimators
$66,490
1,190
129 Technical Writers
$65,970
140
130 Training and Development Specialists
$65,960
880
131 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$65,840
260
132 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$65,620
1,530
133 Surveyors
$65,110
80
134 Other Financial Specialists
$65,090
650
135 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$64,860
420
136 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$64,400
1,750
137 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$64,350
140
138 Labor Relations Specialists
$64,330
400
139 Other Social Workers
$63,930
90
140 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$63,890
730
141 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$63,570
680
142 Health Educators
$62,720
150
143 Locomotive Engineers
$62,430
50
144 Social and Community Service Managers
$62,210
760
145 Producers and Directors
$61,860
110
146 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$61,590
290
147 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$61,550
40
148 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
$61,280
990
149 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
$61,200
1,210
150 Urban and Regional Planners
$60,980
210
151 Other Legal Support Workers
$60,760
330
152 Loan Officers
$60,190
1,050
153 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$60,170
60
154 Property, Real Estate Managers
$60,070
400
155 Human Resources Specialists
$59,950
1,590
156 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
$59,330
1,280
157 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$59,230
90
158 Respiratory Therapists
$59,150
350
159 Dietitians and Nutritionists
$58,990
150
160 Public Relations Specialists
$58,950
530
161 Gas Plant Operators
$58,900
40
162 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$58,830
340
163 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$58,630
110
164 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
$58,110
470
165 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$58,050
3,390
166 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$57,770
450
167 Radiologic Technologists
$57,730
600
168 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
$57,520
3,090
169 Postal Service Mail Carriers
$56,990
980
170 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$56,890
2,090
171 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
$56,810
4,540
172 Insurance Underwriters
$56,620
420
173 Food Service Managers
$56,610
340
174 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
$56,170
1,160
175 Materials Scientists
$56,000
0
176 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
$55,900
50
177 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
$55,830
710
178 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$55,780
160
179 Avionics Technicians
$55,730
100
180 Fundraisers
$55,640
230
181 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$55,600
360
182 Postal Service Clerks
$55,590
230
183 Medical Equipment Repairers
$55,520
90
184 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$55,510
0
185 Court Reporters
$55,490
60
186 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
$55,480
940
187 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$55,460
130
188 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
$55,310
330
189 Physical Therapist Assistants
$55,110
210
190 Computer Network Support Specialists
$54,760
480
191 Machinists
$54,600
480
192 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
$54,520
410
193 Editors
$54,500
170
194 Chefs and Head Cooks
$54,460
230
195 Construction and Building Inspectors
$54,340
540
196 Forensic Science Technicians
$54,230
30
197 Mechanical Drafters
$53,830
160
198 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
$53,520
4,930
199 Credit Analysts
$53,370
1,140
200 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$53,360
80

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