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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in New Jersey

The top 200 highest paying jobs in New Jersey (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 New Jersey are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in New Jersey is general internists with an average annual salary of $201,050. The second highest paying job is obstetricians and gynecologists (average salary $197,130). The salary and the employment information in New Jersey is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in New Jersey

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 General Internists
$201,050
1,310
2 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$197,130
610
3 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$195,160
14,520
4 Family and General Practitioners
$194,390
1,750
5 Nurse Anesthetists
$185,970
250
6 Petroleum Engineers
$168,140
190
7 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$167,720
1,020
8 General Pediatricians
$163,780
1,500
9 Natural Sciences Managers
$161,470
4,590
10 Marketing Managers
$159,800
10,960
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$158,670
13,900
12 Financial Managers
$156,590
20,590
13 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$153,690
4,000
14 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$151,500
400
15 Purchasing Managers
$147,450
1,850
16 Sales Managers
$147,280
13,150
17 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
$146,200
340
18 Human Resources Managers
$142,640
3,740
19 General and Operations Managers
$141,600
42,930
20 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$137,150
430
21 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$135,100
1,830
22 Training and Development Managers
$134,280
1,110
23 General Dentists
$132,190
3,880
24 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$132,170
560
25 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$130,650
2,070
26 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$130,040
2,560
27 All Other Managers
$129,380
19,170
28 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$127,360
8,690
29 Construction Managers
$126,880
5,720
30 Computer Network Architects
$126,480
5,260
31 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$126,030
5,200
32 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$122,860
1,280
33 Administrative Services Managers
$119,040
9,610
34 Podiatrists
$118,710
390
35 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$118,690
380
36 Physician Assistants
$118,640
2,300
37 Lawyers
$118,250
20,730
38 Industrial Production Managers
$118,190
4,880
39 Nurse Practitioners
$118,010
4,840
40 Pharmacists
$117,780
9,480
41 Information Security Analysts
$116,530
3,210
42 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$116,230
1,520
43 Nuclear Engineers
$115,290
240
44 Optometrists
$115,260
1,160
45 Physicists
$115,090
470
46 Systems Software Developers
$114,850
9,110
47 Air Traffic Controllers
$114,430
200
48 Veterinarians
$114,320
1,830
49 Aerospace Engineers
$113,200
1,670
50 Engineers, All Other
$112,400
3,580
51 Nurse Midwives
$112,290
210
52 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$112,150
5,150
53 Medical and Health Services Managers
$112,120
11,060
54 Mathematicians
$111,490
230
55 Statisticians
$109,650
1,050
56 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$109,340
5,110
57 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$108,080
590
58 Computer Hardware Engineers
$106,390
800
59 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$105,840
90
60 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$105,680
450
61 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$105,360
3,210
62 Funeral Service Managers
$105,180
240
63 Other Psychologists
$104,940
100
64 Database Administrators
$104,840
4,040
65 Chiropractors
$104,360
740
66 Chemical Engineers
$104,210
1,270
67 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$103,590
300
68 Animal Scientists
$103,120
40
69 Materials Scientists
$102,890
200
70 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$102,780
3,090
71 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$102,760
1,340
72 Epidemiologists
$102,700
110
73 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$102,340
5,020
74 Electrical Engineers
$102,140
3,630
75 Actuaries
$102,000
640
76 Operations Research Analysts
$101,670
2,580
77 Radiation Therapists
$101,450
480
78 Other Specialists Dentists
$101,120
140
79 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$101,020
320
80 Applications Software Developers
$100,850
43,760
81 Computer Systems Analysts
$100,490
13,170
82 Personal Financial Advisors
$99,490
6,090
83 Biomedical Engineers
$99,310
270
84 Hydrologists
$99,070
110
85 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
$98,060
40
86 Physical Therapists
$97,710
7,460
87 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$96,620
180
88 Management Analysts
$96,390
14,240
89 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$96,240
490
90 Sales Engineers
$95,870
1,790
91 Financial Examiners
$95,770
2,110
92 Other Computer Occupations
$95,590
9,470
93 Art Directors
$94,960
810
94 Other Physical Scientists
$94,290
450
95 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$94,140
2,490
96 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$93,590
11,850
97 Civil Engineers
$93,540
7,500
98 Occupational Therapists
$93,530
5,240
99 Other Education Administrators
$93,480
590
100 Emergency Management Directors
$93,410
300
101 Financial Analysts
$93,360
9,110
102 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$93,260
250
103 Sociologists
$92,440
50
104 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$92,270
580
105 Industrial Engineers
$92,020
4,430
106 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$92,000
2,220
107 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$91,670
1,380
108 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$91,250
260
109 Economists
$91,000
120
110 Other Biological Scientists
$90,540
250
111 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$90,530
230
112 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$90,290
70
113 Mechanical Engineers
$90,000
5,080
114 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$89,990
220
115 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
$89,890
600
116 Audiologists
$89,480
330
117 Environmental Engineers
$89,290
1,220
118 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$89,090
40
119 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$89,070
300
120 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$89,070
1,490
121 Fish and Game Wardens
$88,550
50
122 Transit and Railroad Police
$88,320
430
123 Dental Hygienists
$88,280
5,710
124 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$87,910
3,500
125 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$87,320
1,300
126 Labor Relations Specialists
$87,160
3,520
127 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$86,740
500
128 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$86,350
19,580
129 Materials Engineers
$86,120
410
130 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$85,830
100
131 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$85,610
1,300
132 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$85,600
1,630
133 Conservation Scientists
$85,180
330
134 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$85,020
510
135 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$84,960
620
136 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$84,930
4,690
137 Producers and Directors
$84,500
1,250
138 Insurance Underwriters
$83,960
3,230
139 Environmental Science Teachers
$83,710
230
140 Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations
$83,450
160
141 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
$83,320
70
142 Genetic Counselors
$82,340
70
143 Accountants and Auditors
$82,310
37,110
144 Chemists
$82,300
7,110
145 Power Plant Operators
$82,170
570
146 Speech-Language Pathologists
$82,020
5,860
147 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$81,870
130
148 Computer Programmers
$81,380
10,930
149 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$81,210
50
150 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$80,940
420
151 Registered Nurses
$80,910
80,560
152 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$80,900
2,130
153 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$80,810
420
154 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$80,540
710
155 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$80,450
2,790
156 Foresters
$80,440
30
157 Glaziers
$80,440
950
158 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$80,420
780
159 Social and Community Service Managers
$80,310
3,180
160 Technical Writers
$80,170
1,980
161 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$79,540
2,140
162 Budget Analysts
$79,370
2,190
163 Farm and Home Management Advisors
$79,100
80
164 Logisticians
$79,070
7,000
165 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$79,010
1,850
166 Gas Plant Operators
$78,950
160
167 Urban and Regional Planners
$78,900
410
168 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$78,870
1,120
169 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$78,730
1,120
170 Pile-Driver Operators
$78,570
180
171 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$78,300
1,040
172 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$78,250
200
173 Gaming Managers
$78,030
160
174 Postsecondary History Teachers
$77,980
810
175 Other Mathematical Science Occupations
$77,880
190
176 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$77,790
6,630
177 Other Life Scientists
$77,660
270
178 Instructional Coordinators
$77,500
3,550
179 Compliance Officers
$77,450
10,800
180 Historians
$77,450
120
181 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$77,310
3,240
182 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$76,990
2,820
183 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$76,690
18,330
184 Food Service Managers
$76,630
3,110
185 Credit Analysts
$76,450
2,390
186 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$76,390
630
187 Other Financial Specialists
$75,830
5,840
188 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$75,790
7,830
189 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$75,650
670
190 Computer Network Support Specialists
$75,590
6,200
191 Firefighters
$75,420
5,530
192 Marriage and Family Therapists
$75,110
4,220
193 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$75,110
500
194 Other Engineering Technicians
$75,000
880
195 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$74,940
2,640
196 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$74,900
1,460
197 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$74,890
350
198 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$74,810
14,500
199 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$74,610
610
200 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$74,510
11,180

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