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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 general internists with an average annual salary of $185,990. The second highest paying job is orthodontists (average salary $183,720). The salary and the employment information in New York is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in New York

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 General Internists
$185,990
2,180
2 Orthodontists
$183,720
150
3 Sales Managers
$182,030
20,170
4 Financial Managers
$175,680
40,250
5 Other Specialists Dentists
$174,020
360
6 Marketing Managers
$173,990
16,500
7 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$171,550
1,270
8 Family and General Practitioners
$167,410
2,110
9 Psychiatrists
$166,830
3,360
10 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$166,010
44,870
11 Nurse Anesthetists
$160,220
1,230
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$159,160
26,000
13 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$155,920
3,250
14 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$148,020
5,130
15 General Dentists
$147,000
7,710
16 General Pediatricians
$144,070
1,800
17 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$144,060
7,430
18 Air Traffic Controllers
$142,450
1,100
19 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$141,250
57,560
20 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$141,020
6,040
21 Lawyers
$140,200
72,760
22 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$137,190
1,490
23 Personal Financial Advisors
$132,240
27,790
24 Judicial Law Clerks
$131,530
690
25 Natural Sciences Managers
$128,140
1,900
26 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$127,880
920
27 Training and Development Managers
$127,740
3,040
28 Purchasing Managers
$125,090
3,900
29 Podiatrists
$124,470
1,140
30 Human Resources Managers
$123,990
10,100
31 Actuaries
$122,910
2,410
32 General and Operations Managers
$122,510
162,870
33 Pharmacists
$119,350
20,440
34 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$118,270
2,820
35 Medical and Health Services Managers
$118,070
26,010
36 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$117,990
19,260
37 Administrative Services Managers
$117,550
18,480
38 Optometrists
$117,520
2,690
39 Industrial Production Managers
$116,260
4,780
40 Veterinarians
$115,100
3,030
41 Political Scientists
$114,200
80
42 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$114,100
360
43 Nuclear Engineers
$113,470
540
44 Physicists
$113,130
1,070
45 Nurse Practitioners
$111,360
13,060
46 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$111,070
5,830
47 Construction Managers
$110,470
12,640
48 Art Directors
$109,790
7,950
49 Information Security Analysts
$109,630
5,170
50 Computer Hardware Engineers
$109,320
1,640
51 All Other Managers
$107,930
14,630
52 Systems Software Developers
$107,790
19,020
53 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$107,450
21,400
54 Applications Software Developers
$106,770
49,350
55 Physician Assistants
$106,400
12,080
56 Aerospace Engineers
$105,550
380
57 Other Psychologists
$104,380
610
58 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$104,370
3,340
59 Economists
$104,110
570
60 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
$103,860
230
61 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$103,610
3,090
62 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
$103,470
340
63 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$103,210
12,160
64 Computer Network Architects
$102,190
8,180
65 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$102,090
960
66 Sales Engineers
$101,990
2,750
67 Nurse Midwives
$101,810
480
68 Financial Analysts
$101,770
49,050
69 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$101,630
1,480
70 Credit Analysts
$101,190
7,630
71 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$101,060
1,010
72 Financial Examiners
$100,590
5,140
73 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$100,540
21,180
74 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$100,430
1,430
75 Engineers, All Other
$99,220
2,770
76 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$98,430
11,380
77 Funeral Service Managers
$97,830
520
78 Producers and Directors
$97,360
23,500
79 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$96,880
1,510
80 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$96,020
270
81 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$95,940
3,770
82 Court Reporters
$95,450
1,380
83 Electrical Engineers
$94,690
11,280
84 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$94,600
120
85 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$94,340
3,450
86 Geographers
$94,230
0
87 Materials Scientists
$94,170
370
88 Crane and Tower Operators
$94,060
1,390
89 Chemical Engineers
$93,690
1,130
90 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$93,670
880
91 Operations Research Analysts
$93,560
5,710
92 Property, Real Estate Managers
$93,290
7,500
93 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$92,890
1,410
94 Other Physical Scientists
$92,770
970
95 Nuclear Technicians
$92,490
280
96 Management Analysts
$91,790
40,000
97 Computer Systems Analysts
$90,550
38,220
98 Materials Engineers
$90,380
1,220
99 Legislators
$90,300
6,530
100 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$90,150
3,850
101 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$89,590
11,860
102 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$89,070
5,720
103 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$88,950
2,170
104 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$88,560
3,150
105 Radiation Therapists
$88,150
1,540
106 Database Administrators
$88,110
6,650
107 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$88,010
1,830
108 Mining and Geological Engineers
$87,630
140
109 Civil Engineers
$87,420
15,450
110 Biomedical Engineers
$87,270
780
111 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$87,260
4,230
112 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$86,680
16,220
113 Other Computer Occupations
$86,530
3,370
114 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$86,100
4,370
115 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$85,960
11,230
116 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$85,940
3,940
117 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
$85,820
660
118 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$85,790
750
119 Real Estate Sales Agents
$85,730
6,010
120 Environmental Engineers
$85,620
3,300
121 Social and Community Service Managers
$85,500
11,960
122 Emergency Management Directors
$85,360
600
123 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$85,320
470
124 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$85,290
8,890
125 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$85,210
80
126 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$84,990
440
127 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$84,960
24,600
128 Statisticians
$84,710
1,040
129 Other Financial Specialists
$84,400
4,230
130 Mechanical Engineers
$83,870
11,330
131 Other Education Administrators
$83,760
1,420
132 Industrial Engineers
$83,060
10,290
133 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$83,030
4,290
134 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$82,950
2,580
135 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$82,560
8,920
136 Occupational Therapists
$82,450
8,130
137 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$82,040
7,100
138 Audiologists
$81,500
920
139 Physical Therapists
$81,230
16,390
140 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$81,170
12,550
141 Environmental Science Teachers
$81,090
660
142 Real Estate Brokers
$80,970
1,610
143 Other Biological Scientists
$80,540
620
144 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$80,520
1,260
145 Accountants and Auditors
$80,440
108,800
146 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$80,440
23,520
147 Registered Nurses
$80,380
180,730
148 Insurance Underwriters
$80,250
7,860
149 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$80,230
8,560
150 Commercial Pilots
$80,020
1,280
151 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$79,980
2,110
152 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$79,730
2,010
153 Computer Programmers
$79,700
17,790
154 Loan Officers
$79,660
11,250
155 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$79,600
810
156 Epidemiologists
$79,430
230
157 Ship Engineers
$79,370
660
158 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$79,250
940
159 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$79,130
1,260
160 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$79,100
4,880
161 Speech-Language Pathologists
$79,080
11,360
162 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$78,980
800
163 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$78,980
5,000
164 Postsecondary History Teachers
$78,660
2,000
165 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$78,520
4,310
166 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$78,410
270
167 Hydrologists
$78,280
230
168 Other Business Operations Specialists
$78,090
23,420
169 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$78,060
170
170 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$77,970
7,870
171 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$77,750
65,880
172 Chiropractors
$77,610
1,840
173 Power Plant Operators
$77,470
1,940
174 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$77,230
2,670
175 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$77,050
60
176 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$77,040
2,470
177 Microbiologists
$76,940
1,340
178 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$76,690
1,490
179 Subway and Streetcar Operators
$76,350
3,630
180 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$76,080
470
181 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$75,980
17,280
182 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$75,660
40,350
183 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$75,430
250
184 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$75,390
520
185 Dental Hygienists
$75,390
10,750
186 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$75,310
1,550
187 Transit and Railroad Police
$75,220
1,480
188 Film and Video Editors
$75,130
4,860
189 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
$74,970
79,570
190 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$74,900
9,900
191 Chemists
$74,850
4,170
192 Transportation Inspectors
$74,720
4,160
193 Genetic Counselors
$74,650
200
194 Commercial Divers
$74,650
60
195 Web Developers
$74,390
11,410
196 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
$74,340
150
197 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$74,290
1,770
198 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$74,240
25,560
199 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$74,120
11,320
200 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
$74,040
640

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