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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Indiana

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Indiana (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 Indiana are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Indiana is general pediatricians with an average annual salary of $183,030. The second highest paying job is nurse anesthetists (average salary $172,460). The salary and the employment information in Indiana is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Indiana

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 General Pediatricians
$183,030
520
2 Nurse Anesthetists
$172,460
360
3 Family and General Practitioners
$171,120
2,170
4 Chief Executives
$162,650
4,880
5 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$135,080
770
6 Podiatrists
$133,030
170
7 General Dentists
$127,180
1,960
8 Air Traffic Controllers
$123,950
810
9 Orthodontists
$122,370
170
10 Pharmacists
$118,030
6,370
11 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$108,100
4,220
12 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$108,020
110
13 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$103,420
310
14 Chemical Engineers
$103,150
730
15 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$101,780
160
16 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$101,210
4,970
17 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$98,760
1,280
18 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$97,520
1,450
19 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$96,560
0
20 Marketing Managers
$95,210
3,130
21 Sales Managers
$94,320
7,050
22 Financial Managers
$94,090
8,680
23 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$93,650
770
24 Optometrists
$92,210
780
25 Human Resources Managers
$92,210
1,890
26 Other Psychologists
$90,910
130
27 Physician Assistants
$90,760
920
28 Nurse Practitioners
$90,670
3,410
29 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$90,130
1,530
30 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$89,960
290
31 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$89,190
2,720
32 Lawyers
$88,680
7,270
33 Purchasing Managers
$88,190
1,560
34 Actuaries
$88,180
320
35 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$87,350
0
36 General and Operations Managers
$87,000
33,650
37 Physicists
$86,020
170
38 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$85,940
860
39 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$85,710
90
40 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$84,080
360
41 Materials Scientists
$83,780
50
42 Aerospace Engineers
$83,770
90
43 Systems Software Developers
$82,840
3,180
44 Physical Therapists
$82,420
4,360
45 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$82,420
2,680
46 Engineers, All Other
$82,100
1,920
47 Nurse Midwives
$81,990
80
48 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$81,710
4,170
49 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$81,100
180
50 Industrial Production Managers
$80,880
7,030
51 Environmental Science Teachers
$80,800
280
52 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$80,780
1,390
53 Applications Software Developers
$80,000
8,250
54 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$79,300
420
55 Medical and Health Services Managers
$79,060
7,940
56 Computer Network Architects
$78,450
2,200
57 Electrical Engineers
$77,960
3,410
58 Veterinarians
$77,920
1,250
59 Computer Hardware Engineers
$77,280
490
60 Sales Engineers
$76,730
1,400
61 Construction Managers
$76,410
4,560
62 Occupational Therapists
$76,370
2,590
63 Training and Development Managers
$76,330
620
64 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$76,310
1,980
65 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$76,300
1,050
66 Radiation Therapists
$75,770
410
67 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$75,340
450
68 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$74,980
280
69 Power Plant Operators
$74,960
880
70 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$74,700
2,940
71 Other Computer Occupations
$74,480
2,600
72 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$74,330
900
73 Environmental Engineers
$74,220
590
74 Information Security Analysts
$73,930
780
75 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$73,220
3,170
76 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$73,130
6,910
77 Agricultural Engineers
$72,990
40
78 Personal Financial Advisors
$72,630
3,330
79 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$72,120
340
80 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$71,710
400
81 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$71,700
890
82 Mechanical Engineers
$71,580
10,360
83 Civil Engineers
$71,470
2,760
84 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$71,190
1,590
85 Speech-Language Pathologists
$71,140
2,560
86 Operations Research Analysts
$70,670
1,420
87 Administrative Services Managers
$70,530
3,390
88 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$69,890
190
89 Industrial Engineers
$69,830
7,950
90 Mining and Geological Engineers
$69,820
130
91 Logisticians
$69,790
1,910
92 Management Analysts
$69,550
7,900
93 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$69,540
220
94 Audiologists
$69,300
280
95 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$69,240
400
96 Boilermakers
$68,760
1,800
97 Database Administrators
$68,650
1,680
98 Materials Engineers
$68,570
1,230
99 Computer Systems Analysts
$68,500
7,490
100 Epidemiologists
$68,280
60
101 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$68,200
700
102 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$67,900
100
103 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$67,590
430
104 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$67,450
360
105 Dental Hygienists
$67,130
4,930
106 Gas Plant Operators
$67,080
350
107 Genetic Counselors
$66,930
80
108 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$66,240
2,360
109 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$65,490
120
110 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$65,300
90
111 Postsecondary History Teachers
$65,270
430
112 Art Directors
$65,140
460
113 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$65,100
1,490
114 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$64,970
1,090
115 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$64,960
450
116 Chiropractors
$64,800
600
117 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$64,740
5,000
118 Broadcast News Analysts
$64,670
150
119 Commercial Pilots
$64,570
630
120 Other Financial Specialists
$64,070
2,360
121 Financial Analysts
$63,930
2,700
122 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$63,310
680
123 Financial Examiners
$63,290
430
124 Funeral Service Managers
$63,280
320
125 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$63,140
540
126 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$63,100
120
127 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$63,030
1,060
128 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$63,030
6,850
129 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$62,600
800
130 Other Mathematical Science Occupations
$62,490
40
131 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$62,350
220
132 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$62,330
1,480
133 Computer Programmers
$62,310
4,450
134 Food Scientists and Technologists
$62,290
330
135 Other Education Administrators
$62,290
320
136 Technical Writers
$62,180
630
137 Other Social Workers
$62,110
600
138 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$62,060
70
139 Ship Engineers
$61,920
0
140 Fashion Designers
$61,720
50
141 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$61,580
1,340
142 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$61,320
2,510
143 Other Physical Scientists
$61,250
950
144 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$61,240
1,120
145 Biomedical Engineers
$60,840
1,070
146 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$60,610
8,930
147 Other Biological Scientists
$60,530
460
148 Crane and Tower Operators
$60,420
1,610
149 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$60,380
1,670
150 Insurance Underwriters
$60,210
1,120
151 Accountants and Auditors
$60,190
20,320
152 Budget Analysts
$59,980
470
153 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$59,960
100
154 Conservation Scientists
$59,920
230
155 Forensic Science Technicians
$59,810
280
156 Other Engineering Technicians
$59,470
1,500
157 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$58,940
210
158 Electricians
$58,820
15,980
159 All Other Managers
$58,710
8,180
160 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$58,260
1,620
161 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$58,180
0
162 Other Business Operations Specialists
$58,070
10,640
163 Cost Estimators
$58,040
4,620
164 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$57,980
1,510
165 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$57,970
50
166 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$57,890
1,300
167 Registered Nurses
$57,770
59,610
168 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$57,650
10,800
169 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$57,200
750
170 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$57,190
4,010
171 Chemists
$57,170
2,160
172 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$57,130
3,450
173 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$56,970
3,930
174 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$56,920
1,110
175 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$56,800
1,320
176 Health Educators
$56,590
1,520
177 Loan Officers
$56,560
4,560
178 Gaming Managers
$56,520
120
179 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$56,440
670
180 Computer Network Support Specialists
$56,310
1,650
181 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
$56,260
190
182 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$56,170
1,390
183 Compliance Officers
$56,140
3,550
184 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
$56,020
10,540
185 Postal Service Mail Carriers
$55,960
6,750
186 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
$55,780
1,380
187 Postal Service Clerks
$55,590
1,440
188 Credit Analysts
$55,530
850
189 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$55,410
1,600
190 Natural Sciences Managers
$55,240
2,030
191 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
$55,230
30,570
192 Instructional Coordinators
$55,200
1,570
193 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$54,860
90
194 Physical Therapist Assistants
$54,820
1,910
195 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$54,750
1,010
196 Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$54,710
150
197 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
$54,620
0
198 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$54,210
1,460
199 Underground Mining Loading Machine Operators
$54,130
140
200 Millwrights
$53,840
2,490

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