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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Maine

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Maine (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 Maine are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Maine is podiatrists with an average annual salary of $175,190. The second highest paying job is general pediatricians (average salary $170,880). The salary and the employment information in Maine is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Maine

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Podiatrists
$175,190
30
2 General Pediatricians
$170,880
140
3 Family and General Practitioners
$166,240
630
4 Nurse Anesthetists
$163,900
220
5 Pharmacists
$132,710
1,250
6 Chief Executives
$129,900
990
7 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$118,220
640
8 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$116,510
90
9 Optometrists
$111,300
160
10 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$107,280
50
11 Systems Software Developers
$104,740
350
12 Transportation Inspectors
$104,670
60
13 Physician Assistants
$99,750
930
14 Physicists
$98,770
40
15 Nurse Midwives
$98,290
50
16 Personal Financial Advisors
$97,320
410
17 Sales Managers
$95,420
920
18 Chemical Engineers
$95,360
170
19 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$93,990
1,080
20 Natural Sciences Managers
$93,660
280
21 Engineers, All Other
$93,370
420
22 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$93,320
80
23 Nurse Practitioners
$92,450
1,160
24 Biomedical Engineers
$91,850
130
25 Marketing Managers
$90,230
620
26 All Other Managers
$89,610
1,010
27 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$89,570
70
28 Purchasing Managers
$88,880
210
29 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$87,880
200
30 Human Resources Managers
$85,080
500
31 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$84,550
0
32 Financial Managers
$83,860
2,550
33 Computer Network Architects
$83,770
430
34 Veterinarians
$82,660
370
35 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$82,400
230
36 Power Plant Operators
$82,220
290
37 Industrial Production Managers
$82,160
550
38 Applications Software Developers
$82,150
1,420
39 Training and Development Managers
$81,710
80
40 Industrial Engineers
$81,690
660
41 Medical and Health Services Managers
$81,280
1,800
42 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$79,700
100
43 Lawyers
$79,310
1,920
44 Mechanical Engineers
$79,250
770
45 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$78,990
770
46 Environmental Engineers
$78,690
180
47 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$78,170
470
48 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$77,670
1,300
49 Sales Engineers
$77,320
220
50 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$76,900
90
51 Other Computer Occupations
$75,960
490
52 General and Operations Managers
$75,890
11,120
53 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$75,550
40
54 Broadcast News Analysts
$75,230
30
55 Electrical Engineers
$75,120
500
56 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$75,100
110
57 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$74,810
310
58 Construction Managers
$74,080
1,190
59 Physical Therapists
$74,070
1,230
60 Other Engineering Technicians
$73,950
700
61 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$73,480
690
62 Audiologists
$72,940
0
63 Civil Engineers
$72,830
1,030
64 Insurance Underwriters
$72,810
620
65 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$72,660
60
66 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$72,540
120
67 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$72,410
230
68 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$72,100
50
69 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$72,060
90
70 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$71,550
510
71 Computer Systems Analysts
$71,280
1,480
72 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$71,000
240
73 Operations Research Analysts
$70,980
250
74 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$70,940
110
75 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$70,820
150
76 Hydrologists
$70,810
50
77 Financial Analysts
$70,400
340
78 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$70,280
110
79 Materials Engineers
$70,280
100
80 Radiation Therapists
$70,260
60
81 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$70,080
290
82 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$69,660
220
83 Administrative Services Managers
$69,430
1,460
84 Computer Programmers
$69,100
800
85 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$68,990
160
86 Postsecondary History Teachers
$68,660
140
87 Compliance Officers
$68,600
1,020
88 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$67,430
90
89 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$67,390
30
90 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$67,040
90
91 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$66,960
80
92 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$66,780
310
93 Information Security Analysts
$66,520
160
94 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$66,270
170
95 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$66,000
50
96 Political Scientists
$65,490
60
97 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$65,300
50
98 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$65,230
260
99 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$65,120
290
100 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$64,860
240
101 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$64,710
760
102 Occupational Therapists
$64,580
860
103 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$64,560
240
104 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$64,280
680
105 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$63,940
310
106 Dental Hygienists
$63,810
1,110
107 Logisticians
$62,870
310
108 Labor Relations Specialists
$62,860
200
109 Chiropractors
$62,850
200
110 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$62,400
70
111 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$62,250
290
112 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$62,230
1,350
113 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$62,120
280
114 Registered Nurses
$61,960
14,460
115 Art Directors
$61,800
80
116 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$61,560
800
117 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$60,740
1,690
118 Funeral Service Managers
$60,690
50
119 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$60,580
400
120 Management Analysts
$60,560
1,030
121 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$60,500
120
122 Urban and Regional Planners
$60,500
120
123 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$60,420
100
124 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$60,320
70
125 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$60,300
90
126 Speech-Language Pathologists
$60,230
720
127 Economists
$60,230
30
128 Credit Analysts
$60,210
350
129 Environmental Science Teachers
$60,070
70
130 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$59,890
110
131 Financial Examiners
$59,300
150
132 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$58,990
1,980
133 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$58,920
30
134 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$58,560
280
135 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$58,490
160
136 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$58,430
330
137 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$58,420
70
138 Budget Analysts
$58,410
180
139 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$58,340
0
140 Database Administrators
$58,290
320
141 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$57,720
290
142 Other Business Operations Specialists
$57,500
2,710
143 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$57,450
460
144 Chemists
$57,100
150
145 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$57,090
100
146 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$56,850
50
147 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$56,810
150
148 Emergency Management Directors
$56,670
70
149 Other Education Administrators
$56,580
210
150 Medical Equipment Repairers
$56,390
90
151 Accountants and Auditors
$56,380
4,340
152 Epidemiologists
$56,230
40
153 Locomotive Engineers
$56,120
90
154 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$55,970
220
155 Tool and Die Makers
$55,960
90
156 Radiologic Technologists
$55,950
990
157 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$55,900
1,050
158 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
$55,730
2,750
159 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$55,650
120
160 Cost Estimators
$55,650
680
161 Other Financial Specialists
$55,620
310
162 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$55,600
830
163 Postal Service Clerks
$55,580
510
164 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$55,390
580
165 Loan Officers
$55,200
1,150
166 Respiratory Therapists
$55,170
420
167 Mechanical Drafters
$55,140
650
168 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$54,900
120
169 Dietitians and Nutritionists
$54,890
270
170 Social and Community Service Managers
$54,860
1,070
171 Landscape Architects
$54,750
0
172 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators
$54,420
280
173 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$54,410
870
174 Conservation Scientists
$54,310
110
175 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$53,970
540
176 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$53,820
200
177 Postal Service Mail Carriers
$53,740
1,480
178 Brokerage Clerks
$53,530
190
179 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
$53,310
1,110
180 Riggers
$53,170
240
181 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$53,120
2,380
182 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$53,080
0
183 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$52,540
360
184 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$52,450
50
185 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$52,220
280
186 Human Resources Specialists
$52,210
1,190
187 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
$52,160
690
188 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$52,140
50
189 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$52,080
210
190 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$51,900
450
191 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
$51,890
540
192 Ship Engineers
$51,620
40
193 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
$51,590
1,300
194 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$51,570
200
195 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
$51,430
3,770
196 Training and Development Specialists
$51,060
790
197 Marriage and Family Therapists
$51,040
50
198 Rail Car Repairers
$51,030
0
199 Physical Therapist Assistants
$51,030
270
200 Instructional Coordinators
$51,030
540

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