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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in New York

The top 200 highest paying jobs in New York (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 York are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in New York is family and general practitioners with an average annual salary of $176,580. The second highest paying job is general internists (average salary $174,410). The salary and the employment information in New York is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in New York

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Family and General Practitioners
$176,580
2,200
2 General Internists
$174,410
2,090
3 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$168,750
4,320
4 Sales Managers
$167,240
18,060
5 Marketing Managers
$166,660
12,390
6 Financial Managers
$162,210
37,940
7 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$161,500
40,180
8 Psychiatrists
$158,910
3,420
9 General Pediatricians
$158,890
2,470
10 Nurse Anesthetists
$157,780
1,430
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$144,580
25,020
12 General Dentists
$144,410
8,310
13 Other Specialists Dentists
$140,930
190
14 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$139,810
1,600
15 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$139,140
56,830
16 Air Traffic Controllers
$139,120
1,090
17 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$138,190
6,670
18 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$137,700
0
19 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$137,320
5,790
20 Lawyers
$135,790
71,150
21 Training and Development Managers
$125,630
2,530
22 Podiatrists
$122,520
850
23 Judicial Law Clerks
$121,350
720
24 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$120,330
4,820
25 Actuaries
$119,860
2,660
26 Purchasing Managers
$119,290
4,200
27 General and Operations Managers
$119,120
146,050
28 Pharmacists
$118,770
18,870
29 Human Resources Managers
$118,400
9,510
30 Political Scientists
$118,030
90
31 Natural Sciences Managers
$115,510
1,910
32 Nuclear Engineers
$114,080
680
33 Art Directors
$114,070
7,180
34 Optometrists
$114,020
2,550
35 Personal Financial Advisors
$113,640
26,820
36 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$112,370
18,140
37 Aerospace Engineers
$110,990
600
38 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$110,370
2,280
39 Veterinarians
$110,210
2,980
40 All Other Managers
$110,100
15,790
41 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$109,420
1,610
42 Computer Network Architects
$109,370
6,740
43 Medical and Health Services Managers
$108,550
27,840
44 Information Security Analysts
$108,280
4,760
45 Administrative Services Managers
$107,960
19,220
46 Physicists
$106,960
1,140
47 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$105,450
12,340
48 Industrial Production Managers
$105,030
4,940
49 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$104,430
22,810
50 Nurse Practitioners
$104,110
10,310
51 Construction Managers
$102,370
13,170
52 Economists
$101,860
620
53 Applications Software Developers
$101,760
44,050
54 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$100,650
10,090
55 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$100,580
3,950
56 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$100,540
400
57 Computer Hardware Engineers
$100,420
1,320
58 Sales Engineers
$99,990
2,590
59 Physician Assistants
$99,590
10,410
60 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$99,370
3,460
61 Funeral Service Managers
$99,320
410
62 Financial Examiners
$99,140
3,110
63 Systems Software Developers
$98,970
16,300
64 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$98,580
16,360
65 Nurse Midwives
$98,200
450
66 Court Reporters
$97,770
1,270
67 Credit Analysts
$97,130
6,000
68 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$96,530
3,410
69 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$96,210
1,550
70 Financial Analysts
$96,180
37,340
71 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$95,550
3,980
72 Producers and Directors
$95,120
19,980
73 Mining and Geological Engineers
$94,530
90
74 Electrical Engineers
$93,220
11,110
75 Other Psychologists
$93,170
590
76 Real Estate Brokers
$92,930
1,650
77 Chemical Engineers
$92,800
1,280
78 Engineers, All Other
$91,770
2,680
79 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$91,700
1,660
80 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$91,470
120
81 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$91,380
10,400
82 Other Education Administrators
$91,220
890
83 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$90,480
120
84 Other Physical Scientists
$90,350
1,000
85 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
$89,910
0
86 Radiation Therapists
$89,770
1,230
87 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$88,880
1,020
88 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$88,760
1,340
89 Materials Scientists
$88,410
460
90 Management Analysts
$87,720
41,140
91 Computer Systems Analysts
$86,700
33,680
92 Materials Engineers
$86,340
1,560
93 Biomedical Engineers
$86,000
580
94 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$85,730
820
95 Environmental Engineers
$85,370
3,180
96 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$85,300
3,720
97 Civil Engineers
$85,110
13,620
98 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$85,060
2,740
99 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$84,750
4,170
100 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$84,530
3,170
101 Commercial Pilots
$84,020
850
102 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$83,930
1,470
103 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$83,830
11,130
104 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$83,790
440
105 Audiologists
$83,700
870
106 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$83,630
900
107 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$83,400
490
108 Ship Engineers
$83,340
640
109 Legislators
$83,220
6,470
110 Other Computer Occupations
$83,120
3,960
111 Property, Real Estate Managers
$82,920
5,860
112 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$82,260
13,280
113 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$81,820
23,180
114 Database Administrators
$81,740
6,670
115 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$81,730
10,600
116 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$81,450
13,490
117 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$81,270
4,180
118 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$81,200
1,720
119 Operations Research Analysts
$81,120
5,230
120 Mechanical Engineers
$81,010
10,250
121 Industrial Engineers
$80,570
8,470
122 Physical Therapists
$80,390
15,310
123 Computer Programmers
$80,340
20,020
124 Tapers
$80,210
960
125 Firefighters
$80,150
12,140
126 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$80,010
3,390
127 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$80,000
2,100
128 Social and Community Service Managers
$79,720
10,640
129 Tile and Marble Setters
$78,990
1,920
130 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$78,930
50,060
131 Loan Officers
$78,880
13,140
132 Choreographers
$78,860
90
133 Insurance Underwriters
$78,610
6,880
134 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$78,230
4,310
135 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$78,080
1,320
136 Accountants and Auditors
$78,040
97,620
137 Speech-Language Pathologists
$77,930
9,950
138 Other Financial Specialists
$77,920
7,390
139 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$77,590
310
140 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$77,470
5,080
141 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$77,450
1,770
142 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$77,410
1,330
143 Boilermakers
$77,340
480
144 Nuclear Technicians
$77,150
440
145 Postsecondary History Teachers
$76,490
2,340
146 Real Estate Sales Agents
$76,390
0
147 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$76,110
21,450
148 Occupational Therapists
$76,060
9,160
149 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$76,040
2,040
150 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$76,020
11,070
151 Registered Nurses
$75,910
169,560
152 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$75,850
4,350
153 Hydrologists
$75,710
200
154 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$75,530
560
155 Genetic Counselors
$75,490
70
156 Emergency Management Directors
$75,430
570
157 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$75,360
8,880
158 Other Biological Scientists
$75,360
680
159 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$75,260
2,370
160 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$75,210
470
161 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$75,070
1,790
162 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$74,910
1,010
163 Environmental Science Teachers
$74,530
650
164 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$74,370
8,210
165 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
$74,340
150
166 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$74,300
67,320
167 Technical Writers
$74,250
1,930
168 Chiropractors
$74,220
1,460
169 Other Business Operations Specialists
$74,130
23,790
170 Statisticians
$74,050
1,280
171 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$73,950
3,530
172 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
$73,380
73,280
173 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$73,370
19,000
174 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$72,960
1,460
175 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$72,890
39,220
176 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$72,760
8,250
177 Budget Analysts
$72,560
2,900
178 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$72,480
50
179 Subway and Streetcar Operators
$72,440
3,220
180 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$71,930
2,290
181 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$71,810
840
182 Computer Network Support Specialists
$71,710
8,890
183 Compliance Officers
$71,300
17,850
184 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$71,270
24,920
185 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$71,170
3,920
186 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$71,120
450
187 Pile-Driver Operators
$71,100
90
188 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$71,040
11,600
189 Writers and Authors
$70,980
6,710
190 Sociologists
$70,830
430
191 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$70,640
2,740
192 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
$70,600
580
193 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$70,550
9,970
194 Epidemiologists
$70,530
220
195 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
$70,200
870
196 All Other Special Education Teachers
$70,140
630
197 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$69,920
3,110
198 Chemists
$69,850
3,930
199 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$69,640
14,270
200 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$69,430
1,090

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