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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Michigan

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Michigan (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 Michigan are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Michigan is other physicians and surgeons with an average annual salary of $186,250. The second highest paying job is nurse anesthetists (average salary $186,240). The salary and the employment information in Michigan is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Michigan

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$186,250
13,520
2 Nurse Anesthetists
$186,240
1,950
3 Psychiatrists
$174,550
650
4 General Pediatricians
$173,830
530
5 Family and General Practitioners
$172,560
4,520
6 Other Specialists Dentists
$172,490
140
7 Orthodontists
$170,170
90
8 General Dentists
$168,700
4,000
9 Chief Executives
$160,160
6,260
10 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$136,930
7,000
11 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$131,790
270
12 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
$124,090
60
13 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$122,330
10,090
14 Sales Managers
$121,410
10,090
15 Pharmacists
$118,790
9,050
16 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$116,830
8,730
17 Marketing Managers
$115,920
3,870
18 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$114,650
260
19 Podiatrists
$113,730
450
20 Petroleum Engineers
$112,240
130
21 Environmental Science Teachers
$112,010
240
22 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$109,340
230
23 Industrial Production Managers
$108,060
10,410
24 Air Traffic Controllers
$106,190
370
25 Financial Managers
$105,130
13,670
26 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$104,290
130
27 Computer Network Architects
$104,080
2,520
28 Optometrists
$103,930
1,240
29 Training and Development Managers
$101,740
680
30 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$99,760
470
31 Purchasing Managers
$99,420
2,640
32 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$99,080
1,300
33 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$98,990
1,560
34 Physician Assistants
$98,680
4,550
35 General and Operations Managers
$98,590
58,040
36 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$98,390
340
37 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$97,960
380
38 General Internists
$97,560
4,860
39 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$97,310
2,390
40 Nurse Practitioners
$97,210
3,520
41 Sales Engineers
$97,200
2,550
42 Nurse Midwives
$97,090
170
43 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$96,370
2,270
44 Human Resources Managers
$96,340
3,770
45 Lawyers
$95,860
14,850
46 Nuclear Engineers
$95,230
480
47 Natural Sciences Managers
$95,130
990
48 Chemical Engineers
$93,780
670
49 Other Psychologists
$92,880
270
50 Physicists
$92,640
410
51 Medical and Health Services Managers
$92,470
10,980
52 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$92,330
120
53 All Other Managers
$92,320
8,140
54 Materials Scientists
$92,250
370
55 Transportation Inspectors
$91,870
310
56 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$91,780
400
57 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$91,550
6,570
58 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$91,460
50
59 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$91,240
5,000
60 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$90,790
40
61 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$90,210
170
62 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$89,840
690
63 Aerospace Engineers
$89,660
1,330
64 Engineers, All Other
$88,960
7,410
65 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$88,680
190
66 Computer Hardware Engineers
$88,530
1,470
67 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$88,230
510
68 Information Security Analysts
$88,030
1,970
69 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$88,010
160
70 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$87,670
650
71 Mining and Geological Engineers
$87,340
50
72 Statisticians
$87,270
660
73 Administrative Services Managers
$87,240
6,110
74 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$86,630
40
75 Mechanical Engineers
$86,550
42,080
76 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$86,490
3,030
77 Electrical Engineers
$85,960
9,780
78 Database Administrators
$85,490
2,680
79 Environmental Engineers
$85,440
1,490
80 Industrial Engineers
$85,170
26,660
81 Computer Systems Analysts
$84,810
15,250
82 Construction Managers
$84,690
3,900
83 Systems Software Developers
$84,300
12,040
84 Physical Therapists
$83,850
8,300
85 Actuaries
$83,690
420
86 Postsecondary History Teachers
$83,690
520
87 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$83,120
890
88 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$82,890
800
89 Applications Software Developers
$82,770
20,090
90 Operations Research Analysts
$82,580
1,580
91 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$81,890
500
92 Funeral Service Managers
$81,310
350
93 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$80,740
6,600
94 Nuclear Technicians
$80,630
140
95 Budget Analysts
$80,540
870
96 Hydrologists
$80,270
90
97 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$80,210
1,840
98 Veterinarians
$80,030
2,080
99 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$79,730
1,260
100 Other Biological Scientists
$79,480
250
101 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$79,400
1,610
102 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$79,160
480
103 Logisticians
$79,140
7,500
104 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$77,900
9,070
105 Biomedical Engineers
$77,890
220
106 Art Directors
$77,850
1,070
107 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$77,150
2,450
108 Gaming Managers
$77,020
320
109 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$76,910
600
110 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$76,790
450
111 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$76,580
1,180
112 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$76,260
100
113 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$76,230
9,510
114 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$76,070
280
115 Financial Analysts
$75,850
5,800
116 Chemists
$75,780
2,920
117 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$75,510
550
118 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$75,260
4,680
119 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$75,220
310
120 Other Computer Occupations
$74,650
6,960
121 Materials Engineers
$74,640
1,300
122 Economists
$74,380
270
123 Power Plant Operators
$74,300
1,960
124 Forensic Science Technicians
$73,990
270
125 Civil Engineers
$73,650
7,590
126 Speech-Language Pathologists
$73,640
3,130
127 Radiation Therapists
$73,570
420
128 Occupational Therapists
$73,560
4,810
129 Management Analysts
$73,050
13,970
130 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$72,930
8,450
131 Computer Programmers
$71,750
3,730
132 Commercial Pilots
$71,580
1,160
133 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$71,440
2,050
134 Gas Plant Operators
$71,370
960
135 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$71,340
750
136 Audiologists
$71,150
410
137 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$70,940
2,750
138 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$70,900
600
139 Real Estate Brokers
$70,710
590
140 Epidemiologists
$70,640
150
141 Personal Financial Advisors
$70,370
4,580
142 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$70,330
1,670
143 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$70,130
2,130
144 Boilermakers
$69,900
210
145 Sociologists
$69,500
70
146 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$69,290
1,350
147 Millwrights
$68,930
2,910
148 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$68,570
430
149 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$68,560
50
150 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$68,510
300
151 Social and Community Service Managers
$68,490
4,620
152 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$68,240
400
153 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
$68,070
1,190
154 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$68,020
760
155 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$67,980
220
156 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$67,940
710
157 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$67,910
6,850
158 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$67,770
2,660
159 Financial Examiners
$67,680
690
160 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$67,640
1,200
161 Broadcast News Analysts
$67,540
60
162 Registered Nurses
$67,450
92,670
163 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$66,990
820
164 Compliance Officers
$66,810
5,640
165 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$66,700
250
166 Technical Writers
$66,680
1,000
167 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$66,580
440
168 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$66,240
1,410
169 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$66,200
2,140
170 All Other Special Education Teachers
$66,110
1,160
171 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
$66,040
270
172 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$65,780
930
173 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$65,700
520
174 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$65,460
70
175 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$65,240
60
176 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$65,240
2,060
177 Other Social Workers
$65,180
780
178 Instructional Coordinators
$65,040
4,330
179 Accountants and Auditors
$64,790
30,510
180 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$64,670
440
181 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$64,470
5,650
182 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$64,460
11,710
183 Conservation Scientists
$64,450
290
184 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$64,380
15,260
185 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$64,200
550
186 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
$63,610
11,870
187 Other Education Administrators
$63,580
590
188 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
$63,240
2,520
189 Avionics Technicians
$63,210
230
190 Foresters
$63,040
310
191 Labor Relations Specialists
$62,800
4,240
192 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$62,790
14,230
193 Survey Researchers
$62,780
400
194 Landscape Architects
$62,630
490
195 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$62,540
460
196 Other Financial Specialists
$62,450
4,890
197 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$62,450
910
198 Emergency Management Directors
$62,320
140
199 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$62,200
1,080
200 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$61,700
2,630

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