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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Nevada

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Nevada (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 Nevada are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Nevada is general dentist with an average annual salary of $196,410. The second highest paying job is general pediatricians (average salary $195,270). The salary and the employment information in Nevada is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Nevada

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 General Dentists
$196,410
910
2 General Pediatricians
$195,270
160
3 Family and General Practitioners
$178,130
830
4 Anesthesiologists
$175,930
440
5 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$166,520
230
6 Chief Executives
$162,810
1,410
7 Nurse Anesthetists
$160,270
90
8 General Internists
$150,740
170
9 Psychiatrists
$139,120
60
10 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$129,770
960
11 Pharmacists
$126,670
2,340
12 Air Traffic Controllers
$123,890
220
13 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$120,960
120
14 Podiatrists
$118,920
30
15 Physician Assistants
$118,180
540
16 Lawyers
$117,200
5,050
17 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$113,190
1,350
18 Optometrists
$113,070
280
19 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$106,580
860
20 Other Therapists
$104,060
40
21 Physicists
$103,140
60
22 Natural Sciences Managers
$102,820
180
23 Medical and Health Services Managers
$102,710
1,780
24 Personal Financial Advisors
$102,020
710
25 Nurse Practitioners
$101,070
660
26 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$101,040
60
27 Sales Engineers
$100,820
330
28 Engineers, All Other
$100,530
580
29 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$100,350
680
30 Physical Therapists
$99,840
1,580
31 Marketing Managers
$99,160
1,640
32 Orthodontists
$98,490
0
33 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$95,280
60
34 Financial Managers
$94,310
5,430
35 Computer Network Architects
$94,050
520
36 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$93,900
280
37 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$92,920
820
38 Chemical Engineers
$92,850
50
39 Occupational Therapists
$92,810
680
40 Human Resources Managers
$92,760
970
41 Industrial Production Managers
$92,210
780
42 Materials Engineers
$92,070
90
43 Veterinarians
$92,000
490
44 General and Operations Managers
$91,870
17,480
45 Applications Software Developers
$91,860
2,440
46 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$91,720
1,750
47 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$91,580
280
48 Purchasing Managers
$91,390
450
49 Genetic Counselors
$91,340
0
50 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$91,200
90
51 All Other Managers
$90,540
5,910
52 Emergency Management Directors
$90,170
40
53 Hydrologists
$89,790
140
54 Dental Hygienists
$89,680
1,920
55 Epidemiologists
$89,230
50
56 Mining and Geological Engineers
$89,210
400
57 Sales Managers
$89,140
3,350
58 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$88,790
400
59 Electrical Engineers
$88,480
690
60 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$87,880
130
61 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$87,090
290
62 Systems Software Developers
$86,810
890
63 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$85,170
130
64 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$84,310
470
65 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$84,090
360
66 Civil Engineers
$84,080
1,900
67 Registered Nurses
$83,940
20,250
68 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$83,750
720
69 Other Education Administrators
$83,590
100
70 Urban and Regional Planners
$83,370
210
71 Power Plant Operators
$83,330
600
72 Farm and Home Management Advisors
$83,280
30
73 Aerospace Engineers
$82,380
360
74 Industrial Engineers
$82,000
410
75 Training and Development Managers
$81,940
150
76 Computer Systems Analysts
$81,610
1,800
77 Mechanical Engineers
$81,580
660
78 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$81,490
300
79 Computer Hardware Engineers
$81,470
180
80 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$81,110
130
81 Administrative Services Managers
$80,670
1,450
82 Gaming Managers
$80,620
530
83 Computer Programmers
$80,560
1,880
84 Landscape Architects
$79,960
80
85 Environmental Engineers
$79,750
310
86 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$78,920
540
87 Chiropractors
$78,690
260
88 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$78,500
1,150
89 Art Directors
$78,490
190
90 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$78,220
290
91 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$78,060
1,330
92 Statisticians
$78,010
90
93 Construction Managers
$77,790
3,660
94 Microbiologists
$77,020
70
95 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$76,440
860
96 Information Security Analysts
$76,130
410
97 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$76,130
260
98 Radiation Therapists
$76,060
80
99 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$75,750
1,230
100 Construction and Building Inspectors
$75,690
730
101 Database Administrators
$75,660
710
102 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$75,320
80
103 Operations Research Analysts
$75,190
350
104 Chemists
$75,120
250
105 Commercial Pilots
$74,450
570
106 Forensic Science Technicians
$74,420
230
107 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$74,040
430
108 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$73,780
300
109 Other Social Workers
$73,510
280
110 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$73,070
720
111 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$72,800
820
112 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$72,580
720
113 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$72,370
4,560
114 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$72,330
490
115 Respiratory Therapists
$72,160
960
116 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$71,990
130
117 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$71,810
110
118 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$71,450
150
119 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$71,220
570
120 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$71,150
130
121 Other Biological Scientists
$71,020
220
122 Sound Engineering Technicians
$70,760
240
123 Other Designers
$70,460
50
124 Funeral Service Managers
$70,080
40
125 Insurance Underwriters
$70,050
300
126 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$69,880
1,780
127 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
$69,500
880
128 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$69,230
50
129 Financial Examiners
$69,120
180
130 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$68,670
1,570
131 Budget Analysts
$68,590
300
132 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$67,980
310
133 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$67,980
3,180
134 Other Physical Scientists
$67,880
200
135 Gas Plant Operators
$67,790
40
136 Radiologic Technologists
$67,590
1,390
137 Surveyors
$67,160
410
138 Credit Analysts
$67,140
520
139 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$67,010
4,290
140 Speech-Language Pathologists
$66,980
760
141 Logisticians
$66,860
340
142 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$66,640
770
143 Financial Analysts
$66,610
770
144 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$66,470
1,500
145 Management Analysts
$66,210
2,940
146 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
$66,040
120
147 Librarians
$65,810
720
148 Other Computer Occupations
$65,470
2,350
149 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$65,290
170
150 Dietitians and Nutritionists
$65,210
330
151 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
$65,100
60
152 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$65,050
80
153 Labor Relations Specialists
$65,000
670
154 Loan Officers
$64,780
2,200
155 Airfield Operations Specialists
$64,770
60
156 Other Engineering Technicians
$64,540
370
157 Health Educators
$64,460
190
158 Technical Writers
$64,430
220
159 Avionics Technicians
$64,370
170
160 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$64,080
180
161 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
$63,920
580
162 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$63,490
70
163 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators
$63,350
950
164 Healthcare Social Workers
$62,970
610
165 Social and Community Service Managers
$62,310
760
166 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$62,190
340
167 Food Service Managers
$61,990
2,410
168 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$61,940
150
169 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$61,850
70
170 Physical Therapist Assistants
$61,720
510
171 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
$61,580
1,360
172 Crane and Tower Operators
$61,470
410
173 Compliance Officers
$61,420
2,000
174 Surgical Technologists
$61,400
880
175 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
$61,340
1,920
176 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$61,310
570
177 Conservation Scientists
$61,230
230
178 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$61,120
70
179 Environmental Engineering Technicians
$61,070
110
180 Real Estate Brokers
$60,620
170
181 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$60,610
60
182 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$60,470
240
183 Accountants and Auditors
$60,290
7,610
184 Electricians
$60,150
6,370
185 Multimedia Artists and Animators
$60,120
160
186 Producers and Directors
$60,050
980
187 Fish and Game Wardens
$59,840
40
188 Continuous Mining Machine Operators
$59,820
1,470
189 Instructional Coordinators
$59,750
270
190 Lodging Managers
$59,640
600
191 Court Reporters
$59,370
110
192 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$59,250
160
193 Other Business Operations Specialists
$59,240
6,220
194 Riggers
$59,190
240
195 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$59,150
40
196 Postal Service Mail Carriers
$59,070
2,430
197 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$59,020
70
198 Cost Estimators
$58,980
1,810
199 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$58,930
90
200 Computer Network Support Specialists
$58,910
910

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