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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Missouri

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Missouri (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 Missouri are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Missouri is surgeons with an average annual salary of $196,290. The second highest paying job is other specialist dentist (average salary $189,700). The salary and the employment information in Missouri is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Missouri

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Surgeons
$196,290
340
2 Other Specialists Dentists
$189,700
60
3 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
$183,640
40
4 General Pediatricians
$182,530
220
5 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$181,460
4,440
6 Orthodontists
$172,620
130
7 Family and General Practitioners
$167,510
5,280
8 Chief Executives
$164,040
4,270
9 General Dentists
$151,770
1,510
10 Nurse Anesthetists
$149,970
1,110
11 Psychiatrists
$145,290
240
12 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$144,630
570
13 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$143,290
4,260
14 Podiatrists
$132,450
110
15 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$130,760
2,560
16 Purchasing Managers
$129,890
990
17 Marketing Managers
$124,980
2,850
18 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$124,950
180
19 Pharmacists
$124,850
6,060
20 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$124,560
220
21 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$124,140
6,220
22 Financial Managers
$121,810
8,500
23 Sales Managers
$119,290
5,660
24 Aerospace Engineers
$111,950
930
25 Physicists
$111,250
60
26 Human Resources Managers
$108,560
1,790
27 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$103,450
290
28 Training and Development Managers
$102,950
440
29 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$102,670
120
30 Air Traffic Controllers
$102,670
240
31 Optometrists
$100,990
760
32 Natural Sciences Managers
$100,580
790
33 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$100,580
140
34 Chemical Engineers
$100,290
590
35 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$100,010
2,060
36 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$99,360
980
37 Computer Hardware Engineers
$99,070
260
38 Lawyers
$97,700
9,950
39 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$96,910
630
40 Petroleum Engineers
$96,540
40
41 Systems Software Developers
$96,160
5,520
42 Computer Network Architects
$95,760
2,800
43 Nurse Practitioners
$95,500
4,150
44 Other Psychologists
$95,020
210
45 Applications Software Developers
$94,760
14,150
46 Medical and Health Services Managers
$94,670
6,210
47 All Other Managers
$94,290
5,080
48 Industrial Production Managers
$93,680
3,590
49 Art Directors
$93,330
840
50 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$93,320
200
51 Physician Assistants
$92,380
990
52 Other Physical Scientists
$91,980
100
53 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$90,700
240
54 Electrical Engineers
$90,690
3,490
55 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$90,280
180
56 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$89,940
340
57 Economists
$89,320
290
58 Materials Scientists
$88,950
80
59 Veterinarians
$88,590
1,560
60 Construction Managers
$88,330
3,040
61 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$88,060
5,860
62 Database Administrators
$87,750
2,620
63 Nuclear Engineers
$87,110
30
64 Computer Systems Analysts
$86,960
11,260
65 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$86,880
630
66 Actuaries
$86,850
430
67 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$86,830
2,120
68 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$86,810
2,230
69 Materials Engineers
$86,580
450
70 Forest and Conservation Workers
$86,570
200
71 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$86,330
240
72 Ship Engineers
$85,810
50
73 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$84,890
100
74 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$84,580
50
75 General and Operations Managers
$83,670
43,270
76 Information Security Analysts
$83,280
2,820
77 Agricultural Engineers
$82,390
30
78 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$81,910
980
79 Mechanical Engineers
$81,780
3,060
80 Industrial Engineers
$81,770
5,010
81 Administrative Services Managers
$81,360
5,480
82 Commercial Pilots
$81,340
530
83 Sales Engineers
$81,130
1,010
84 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$81,080
50
85 Financial Analysts
$81,040
4,090
86 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$80,960
280
87 Other Computer Occupations
$80,690
6,260
88 Engineers, All Other
$79,980
1,150
89 Computer Programmers
$78,890
6,710
90 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$78,440
40
91 Physical Therapists
$78,430
4,520
92 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$78,410
1,070
93 Occupational Therapists
$77,760
2,380
94 Geographers
$77,480
40
95 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$77,100
8,420
96 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$76,900
370
97 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$76,870
360
98 Power Plant Operators
$76,840
1,130
99 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$76,770
4,490
100 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$76,190
2,020
101 Radiation Therapists
$76,090
370
102 Civil Engineers
$76,080
5,370
103 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$75,750
540
104 Other Education Administrators
$75,730
360
105 Management Analysts
$74,910
6,540
106 Operations Research Analysts
$74,680
1,230
107 Speech-Language Pathologists
$74,640
3,340
108 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$74,460
270
109 Environmental Science Teachers
$74,450
110
110 Biomedical Engineers
$74,280
190
111 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$74,260
870
112 Mining and Geological Engineers
$74,050
50
113 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$73,470
470
114 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$73,150
0
115 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$73,130
310
116 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$72,690
220
117 Other Financial Specialists
$72,580
2,570
118 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$72,280
190
119 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$72,170
220
120 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$72,160
1,030
121 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$72,150
3,070
122 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$71,850
80
123 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$71,720
2,080
124 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$71,610
210
125 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$71,560
760
126 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$71,440
700
127 Hydrologists
$71,110
80
128 Audiologists
$70,860
220
129 Dental Hygienists
$70,860
3,470
130 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$70,240
80
131 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$70,040
50
132 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$69,760
210
133 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$69,740
50
134 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$69,720
840
135 Budget Analysts
$69,540
660
136 Radio Operators
$69,520
30
137 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$69,350
280
138 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$69,210
1,330
139 Environmental Engineers
$69,000
1,080
140 Other Biological Scientists
$68,950
440
141 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$68,760
1,180
142 Logisticians
$68,690
2,990
143 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$68,640
1,610
144 Postsecondary History Teachers
$68,640
420
145 Labor Relations Specialists
$68,550
1,610
146 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$68,420
240
147 Financial Examiners
$68,350
2,430
148 Pile-Driver Operators
$67,980
30
149 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$67,950
70
150 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$67,910
6,870
151 Gas Plant Operators
$67,820
290
152 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$67,630
1,290
153 Genetic Counselors
$67,450
40
154 Funeral Service Managers
$67,430
210
155 Other Business Operations Specialists
$67,300
14,990
156 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
$67,230
110
157 Landscape Architects
$67,210
270
158 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$67,200
90
159 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
$66,750
50
160 Urban and Regional Planners
$66,720
250
161 Millwrights
$66,480
440
162 Sheet Metal Workers
$66,470
3,880
163 Microbiologists
$66,310
330
164 Personal Financial Advisors
$66,200
4,980
165 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$66,160
310
166 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$66,110
1,620
167 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$66,090
140
168 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$65,880
660
169 Loan Officers
$65,400
7,590
170 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
$65,190
1,590
171 Tapers
$65,060
200
172 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$65,030
4,100
173 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$64,880
150
174 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$64,870
170
175 Locomotive Engineers
$64,850
1,560
176 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$64,760
240
177 Electricians
$64,750
11,180
178 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$64,560
670
179 Chemists
$64,550
2,050
180 Other Social Workers
$64,510
610
181 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$64,470
1,460
182 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$64,310
80
183 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
$63,480
6,140
184 Accountants and Auditors
$63,000
25,130
185 Statisticians
$62,960
810
186 Credit Analysts
$62,890
1,760
187 Cost Estimators
$62,800
4,640
188 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$62,800
220
189 Gaming Managers
$62,600
70
190 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$62,500
7,230
191 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$62,430
590
192 Transportation Inspectors
$62,200
440
193 Insurance Underwriters
$62,170
2,060
194 Curators
$62,130
200
195 Food Scientists and Technologists
$61,910
210
196 Nurse Midwives
$61,780
130
197 Broadcast News Analysts
$61,370
190
198 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$61,250
1,050
199 Registered Nurses
$60,750
72,090
200 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$60,660
1,530

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