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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Massachusetts

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Massachusetts (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 Massachusetts are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Massachusetts is chief executive with an average annual salary of $205,560. The second highest paying job is general pediatricians (average salary $202,920). The salary and the employment information in Massachusetts is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Massachusetts

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$205,560
9,790
2 General Pediatricians
$202,920
1,580
3 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$202,190
14,370
4 Family and General Practitioners
$197,940
3,250
5 Other Specialists Dentists
$191,180
130
6 General Internists
$185,820
2,590
7 Psychiatrists
$181,890
1,020
8 Nurse Anesthetists
$181,150
1,190
9 Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations
$178,910
30
10 Natural Sciences Managers
$154,150
3,560
11 General Dentists
$145,170
3,330
12 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$145,120
7,680
13 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$144,660
16,310
14 Marketing Managers
$136,090
12,770
15 Podiatrists
$134,930
210
16 Physicists
$134,740
330
17 Lawyers
$134,230
17,820
18 Sales Managers
$130,020
15,820
19 Optometrists
$128,750
1,080
20 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$126,590
160
21 Financial Managers
$123,950
30,610
22 Astronomers
$123,110
70
23 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$122,780
1,330
24 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$122,140
1,930
25 Training and Development Managers
$121,880
1,680
26 Human Resources Managers
$120,750
5,660
27 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$120,730
990
28 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$120,630
810
29 Pharmacists
$120,250
8,240
30 Nurse Midwives
$119,540
290
31 Purchasing Managers
$119,150
2,890
32 Nurse Practitioners
$116,760
6,280
33 All Other Managers
$115,560
7,180
34 Computer Network Architects
$115,210
5,590
35 Industrial Production Managers
$114,740
5,580
36 Aerospace Engineers
$114,710
780
37 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$114,450
4,840
38 Computer Hardware Engineers
$114,280
2,560
39 Other Physical Scientists
$113,420
380
40 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$113,100
820
41 Systems Software Developers
$112,880
26,560
42 Electrical Engineers
$112,700
8,260
43 Mathematicians
$111,030
70
44 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$110,660
3,710
45 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$109,240
340
46 Medical and Health Services Managers
$108,980
13,770
47 Air Traffic Controllers
$108,090
420
48 Nuclear Engineers
$107,960
200
49 Physician Assistants
$107,860
3,050
50 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$107,300
7,210
51 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$107,030
4,100
52 Economists
$106,660
980
53 Materials Scientists
$106,480
440
54 General and Operations Managers
$106,330
74,260
55 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$105,530
50
56 Engineers, All Other
$105,060
2,860
57 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$104,240
3,920
58 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$104,170
840
59 Information Security Analysts
$103,840
3,300
60 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$103,760
540
61 Applications Software Developers
$103,700
28,590
62 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$103,590
770
63 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$103,170
4,050
64 Veterinarians
$102,950
1,450
65 Construction Managers
$100,950
6,460
66 Actuaries
$100,580
1,140
67 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$99,600
940
68 Sales Engineers
$99,310
4,350
69 Administrative Services Managers
$99,080
13,060
70 Hydrologists
$98,040
60
71 Industrial Engineers
$97,650
9,130
72 Management Analysts
$97,560
23,230
73 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$97,460
2,950
74 Materials Engineers
$96,350
650
75 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$96,190
1,060
76 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$95,420
4,290
77 Chemical Engineers
$95,370
970
78 Real Estate Brokers
$95,080
940
79 Sociologists
$94,710
130
80 Other Psychologists
$93,400
810
81 Biomedical Engineers
$92,590
2,520
82 Statisticians
$92,460
2,920
83 Radiation Therapists
$92,400
590
84 Art Directors
$92,240
1,410
85 Financial Examiners
$92,150
1,370
86 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$92,020
9,950
87 Pile-Driver Operators
$91,420
160
88 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
$91,390
0
89 Mechanical Engineers
$91,320
9,480
90 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$90,500
240
91 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$90,090
30
92 Physical Therapists
$89,970
8,690
93 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$89,950
200
94 Computer Systems Analysts
$89,940
14,880
95 Computer Programmers
$89,920
5,150
96 Ship Engineers
$89,830
190
97 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$89,770
870
98 Other Computer Occupations
$89,390
9,240
99 Funeral Service Managers
$89,050
290
100 Epidemiologists
$88,860
280
101 Database Administrators
$88,620
2,840
102 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$88,590
2,920
103 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$88,480
250
104 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$88,030
760
105 Occupational Therapists
$87,910
5,130
106 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$87,850
650
107 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$87,450
3,050
108 Food Scientists and Technologists
$87,430
360
109 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$87,160
160
110 Chemists
$87,140
2,770
111 Financial Analysts
$86,880
11,750
112 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$86,820
370
113 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$86,360
9,310
114 Environmental Science Teachers
$86,110
350
115 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$85,880
11,500
116 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$85,870
1,100
117 Civil Engineers
$85,860
7,520
118 Postsecondary History Teachers
$85,340
1,030
119 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$84,980
11,170
120 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$84,760
18,390
121 Registered Nurses
$84,700
82,870
122 Mining and Geological Engineers
$84,610
70
123 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$84,600
200
124 Dental Hygienists
$84,500
5,660
125 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$84,240
1,990
126 Gas Plant Operators
$84,220
130
127 Chiropractors
$84,180
470
128 Technical Writers
$84,060
2,450
129 Speech-Language Pathologists
$83,610
4,230
130 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$83,180
3,050
131 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$83,120
2,410
132 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$82,670
1,510
133 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$82,400
180
134 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$82,370
5,190
135 Other Financial Specialists
$82,120
2,790
136 Environmental Engineers
$82,090
2,750
137 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$81,780
3,550
138 Court Reporters
$81,440
270
139 Other Business Operations Specialists
$81,380
13,240
140 Transportation Inspectors
$81,250
620
141 Political Scientists
$81,240
40
142 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$81,090
430
143 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$80,930
680
144 Microbiologists
$80,880
950
145 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$80,660
5,310
146 Web Developers
$80,640
4,190
147 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$80,640
1,760
148 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$80,470
730
149 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
$80,350
800
150 Urban and Regional Planners
$80,240
1,390
151 Broadcast News Analysts
$79,680
120
152 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$79,570
340
153 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$79,480
120
154 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$79,220
2,760
155 Insurance Underwriters
$79,190
3,190
156 Budget Analysts
$79,090
1,880
157 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$78,770
320
158 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$78,710
550
159 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
$78,430
0
160 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$78,410
410
161 Audiologists
$78,230
350
162 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$78,130
1,360
163 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$77,910
460
164 Genetic Counselors
$77,870
170
165 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$77,780
1,310
166 Emergency Management Directors
$77,720
120
167 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$77,720
660
168 Compliance Officers
$77,440
7,300
169 Forensic Science Technicians
$77,400
50
170 Other Designers
$77,170
140
171 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$77,070
11,870
172 Transit and Railroad Police
$77,000
260
173 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$76,950
3,310
174 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$76,900
3,970
175 Power Plant Operators
$76,600
860
176 Property, Real Estate Managers
$76,590
5,090
177 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$76,400
1,310
178 Other Social Workers
$76,200
620
179 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$75,790
1,650
180 Fashion Designers
$75,360
420
181 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$75,300
1,720
182 Computer Network Support Specialists
$75,050
3,240
183 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$75,040
1,780
184 Landscape Architects
$74,860
860
185 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
$74,650
28,720
186 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$74,550
26,340
187 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$74,300
310
188 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
$74,130
290
189 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$74,070
18,630
190 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
$73,840
850
191 Accountants and Auditors
$73,680
35,260
192 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$73,540
510
193 Logisticians
$73,460
2,810
194 Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$73,330
130
195 Credit Analysts
$73,200
1,990
196 Editors
$73,200
3,140
197 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$73,040
1,660
198 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$72,780
6,780
199 Loan Officers
$72,420
5,640
200 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$72,390
6,210

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