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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 chief executive with an average annual salary of $207,620. The second highest paying job is general pediatricians (average salary $202,020). The salary and the employment information in Nevada is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Nevada

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$207,620
1,070
2 General Pediatricians
$202,020
140
3 Family and General Practitioners
$192,070
670
4 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$189,540
1,310
5 General Dentists
$188,820
1,170
6 Other Specialists Dentists
$181,130
40
7 Anesthesiologists
$175,930
400
8 Psychiatrists
$172,560
80
9 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$169,160
220
10 Nurse Anesthetists
$161,830
90
11 General Internists
$150,740
170
12 Materials Scientists
$144,360
90
13 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$140,660
730
14 Pharmacists
$128,630
2,460
15 Air Traffic Controllers
$124,550
230
16 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$123,940
120
17 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$123,670
1,350
18 Physician Assistants
$122,290
570
19 Lawyers
$121,390
5,150
20 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$119,950
80
21 Optometrists
$117,710
200
22 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$113,590
60
23 Marketing Managers
$110,540
1,730
24 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$109,000
890
25 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$107,930
50
26 Medical and Health Services Managers
$106,820
1,980
27 Podiatrists
$106,050
50
28 Computer Network Architects
$104,740
690
29 Financial Managers
$103,760
5,470
30 Physicists
$103,140
60
31 Nurse Practitioners
$102,910
680
32 Sales Engineers
$101,430
370
33 Applications Software Developers
$101,040
3,350
34 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$101,010
170
35 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$100,890
250
36 Natural Sciences Managers
$100,120
220
37 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$99,120
720
38 Human Resources Managers
$99,070
1,020
39 Orthodontists
$98,490
0
40 Physical Therapists
$97,870
1,560
41 Occupational Therapists
$97,860
730
42 Purchasing Managers
$97,400
450
43 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$97,150
70
44 Industrial Production Managers
$96,900
800
45 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$96,870
480
46 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$95,360
600
47 General and Operations Managers
$95,070
17,680
48 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$95,070
850
49 Other Therapists
$94,810
50
50 All Other Managers
$94,070
5,970
51 Engineers, All Other
$93,180
390
52 Veterinarians
$92,870
540
53 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$91,910
1,620
54 Actuaries
$91,880
30
55 Electrical Engineers
$91,880
650
56 Computer Hardware Engineers
$91,760
130
57 Genetic Counselors
$91,030
0
58 Systems Software Developers
$90,980
960
59 Emergency Management Directors
$90,170
40
60 Chemical Engineers
$89,780
60
61 Other Education Administrators
$89,620
150
62 Mining and Geological Engineers
$89,470
400
63 Sales Managers
$89,140
3,330
64 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$89,090
110
65 Hydrologists
$89,030
150
66 Materials Engineers
$88,760
80
67 Dental Hygienists
$88,480
2,190
68 Administrative Services Managers
$87,800
1,360
69 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$87,480
130
70 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$87,090
170
71 Civil Engineers
$86,450
2,080
72 Audiologists
$86,330
150
73 Environmental Engineers
$86,290
370
74 Aerospace Engineers
$86,230
380
75 Database Administrators
$86,080
610
76 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$86,020
270
77 Personal Financial Advisors
$85,940
730
78 Training and Development Managers
$85,920
190
79 Power Plant Operators
$85,540
510
80 Airfield Operations Specialists
$85,460
40
81 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$85,380
180
82 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$85,260
140
83 Mechanical Engineers
$85,190
780
84 Registered Nurses
$85,020
21,060
85 Construction Managers
$84,890
3,950
86 Industrial Engineers
$84,370
450
87 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$84,120
510
88 Computer Systems Analysts
$83,510
1,830
89 Urban and Regional Planners
$83,500
210
90 Gaming Managers
$83,280
560
91 Farm and Home Management Advisors
$83,280
30
92 Operations Research Analysts
$83,030
260
93 Information Security Analysts
$81,530
480
94 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$81,240
50
95 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$80,810
1,190
96 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$80,690
1,490
97 Art Directors
$80,450
190
98 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$80,340
640
99 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$80,060
560
100 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$79,660
50
101 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$79,470
100
102 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$79,010
650
103 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$78,210
290
104 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$78,180
420
105 Insurance Underwriters
$77,680
250
106 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$77,440
1,100
107 Computer Programmers
$77,300
1,500
108 Chiropractors
$77,080
230
109 Surveyors
$76,560
350
110 Radiation Therapists
$76,240
100
111 Microbiologists
$76,210
60
112 Commercial Pilots
$76,200
650
113 Forensic Science Technicians
$76,120
230
114 Other Social Workers
$75,910
300
115 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$75,720
120
116 Other Designers
$75,720
60
117 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$74,410
620
118 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$74,210
150
119 Boilermakers
$74,140
40
120 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$74,090
4,740
121 Financial Examiners
$73,900
120
122 Economists
$73,630
60
123 Environmental Science Teachers
$73,570
70
124 Financial Analysts
$73,530
710
125 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$73,500
40
126 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$73,440
620
127 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$73,190
50
128 Respiratory Therapists
$72,810
1,080
129 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$72,800
820
130 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$72,790
140
131 Management Analysts
$72,730
3,620
132 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$72,570
470
133 Construction and Building Inspectors
$72,380
710
134 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$72,370
90
135 Other Psychologists
$72,170
120
136 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$72,020
410
137 Soil and Plant Scientists
$72,000
40
138 Epidemiologists
$71,140
40
139 Labor Relations Specialists
$70,930
600
140 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$70,920
80
141 Sound Engineering Technicians
$70,760
240
142 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
$70,760
110
143 Landscape Architects
$70,640
30
144 Other Biological Scientists
$70,260
220
145 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$70,260
80
146 Funeral Service Managers
$70,080
40
147 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$70,070
90
148 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$70,050
1,840
149 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$70,010
130
150 Other Engineering Technicians
$69,820
310
151 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$69,790
160
152 Budget Analysts
$69,400
310
153 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$69,240
380
154 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$69,050
110
155 Radiologic Technologists
$68,960
1,450
156 Music Directors and Composers
$68,800
80
157 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$68,670
380
158 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$68,630
3,480
159 Social and Community Service Managers
$68,490
730
160 Traffic Technicians
$68,320
90
161 Other Computer Occupations
$68,270
2,710
162 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$68,190
1,430
163 Logisticians
$68,150
410
164 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$68,080
80
165 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$68,040
280
166 Other Physical Scientists
$67,880
200
167 Gas Plant Operators
$67,790
40
168 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$67,630
420
169 Lodging Managers
$66,740
630
170 Librarians
$66,700
680
171 Dietitians and Nutritionists
$66,370
390
172 Chemists
$66,200
270
173 Firefighters
$65,960
1,860
174 Private Detectives and Investigators
$65,870
460
175 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$65,810
70
176 Medical Equipment Repairers
$65,800
490
177 Healthcare Social Workers
$65,700
730
178 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators
$65,690
940
179 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$65,640
690
180 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$65,600
110
181 Crane and Tower Operators
$65,370
300
182 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$65,020
60
183 Avionics Technicians
$64,800
190
184 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$64,790
200
185 Technical Writers
$64,750
250
186 Advertising Sales Agents
$64,710
730
187 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$64,700
4,860
188 Judicial Law Clerks
$64,480
130
189 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$64,390
230
190 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$64,230
190
191 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$64,210
110
192 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
$64,170
580
193 Speech-Language Pathologists
$64,140
890
194 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$63,970
1,720
195 Other Business Operations Specialists
$63,940
6,580
196 Riggers
$63,750
290
197 Food Service Managers
$63,740
2,850
198 Physical Therapist Assistants
$63,740
630
199 Public Relations Specialists
$63,660
1,200
200 Loan Officers
$63,650
2,790

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