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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 obstetricians and gynecologists with an average annual salary of $207,220. The second highest paying job is financial manager (average salary $190,260). The salary and the employment information in New York is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in New York

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$207,220
1,200
2 Financial Managers
$190,260
40,570
3 Psychiatrists
$187,000
3,700
4 Orthodontists
$183,720
110
5 Other Specialists Dentists
$181,010
370
6 Sales Managers
$180,450
21,420
7 Marketing Managers
$177,950
16,430
8 Family and General Practitioners
$170,190
2,190
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$168,760
26,520
10 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$167,390
46,080
11 General Internists
$166,640
2,240
12 Nurse Anesthetists
$164,700
1,660
13 Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations
$163,690
60
14 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$162,650
3,200
15 General Pediatricians
$156,890
1,850
16 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$156,240
5,870
17 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$147,820
6,100
18 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$146,520
7,190
19 Air Traffic Controllers
$143,820
1,170
20 Personal Financial Advisors
$143,510
28,000
21 Lawyers
$142,990
73,560
22 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$141,090
61,270
23 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$140,260
1,550
24 Training and Development Managers
$133,730
3,470
25 General Dentists
$132,710
8,340
26 Judicial Law Clerks
$130,730
710
27 Purchasing Managers
$129,050
3,820
28 Podiatrists
$127,920
1,300
29 Natural Sciences Managers
$127,230
1,670
30 Human Resources Managers
$125,600
10,290
31 General and Operations Managers
$124,920
160,760
32 Actuaries
$124,710
2,580
33 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$124,160
1,200
34 Pharmacists
$122,210
21,890
35 Industrial Production Managers
$121,760
4,700
36 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$121,520
19,850
37 Optometrists
$121,270
2,410
38 Administrative Services Managers
$121,050
17,960
39 Physicists
$120,720
990
40 Medical and Health Services Managers
$119,350
25,850
41 Political Scientists
$117,450
110
42 Nuclear Engineers
$115,250
550
43 Nurse Practitioners
$115,030
13,450
44 Computer Hardware Engineers
$114,030
1,300
45 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$112,080
3,300
46 Physician Assistants
$112,020
12,150
47 Systems Software Developers
$111,740
20,710
48 Art Directors
$111,120
7,970
49 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$110,760
2,690
50 Applications Software Developers
$110,050
49,190
51 Information Security Analysts
$109,680
6,170
52 All Other Managers
$109,620
14,730
53 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$109,500
3,620
54 Veterinarians
$109,160
3,190
55 Financial Analysts
$108,060
52,670
56 Construction Managers
$107,310
12,150
57 Aerospace Engineers
$106,980
340
58 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$106,940
12,000
59 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$106,600
6,060
60 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$106,560
1,660
61 Credit Analysts
$105,960
8,050
62 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$104,820
1,410
63 Nurse Midwives
$104,610
510
64 Economists
$103,510
700
65 Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
$103,470
340
66 Financial Examiners
$103,370
6,800
67 Crane and Tower Operators
$103,320
1,220
68 Funeral Service Managers
$103,280
580
69 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$103,240
21,860
70 Computer Network Architects
$103,190
8,890
71 Sales Engineers
$103,020
2,360
72 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$102,160
1,050
73 Materials Scientists
$101,370
370
74 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$101,280
10,960
75 Other Psychologists
$101,140
480
76 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$100,570
230
77 Ship Engineers
$99,820
560
78 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$99,190
1,040
79 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$98,460
1,640
80 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$98,220
3,500
81 Electrical Engineers
$98,170
11,170
82 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$97,340
780
83 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$96,930
850
84 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$96,710
330
85 Producers and Directors
$96,170
23,820
86 Court Reporters
$95,570
1,440
87 Computer Systems Analysts
$95,280
42,500
88 Chemical Engineers
$95,210
970
89 Management Analysts
$94,730
42,510
90 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$94,600
120
91 Other Physical Scientists
$94,420
960
92 Other Education Administrators
$94,400
1,580
93 Property, Real Estate Managers
$94,330
7,310
94 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$94,310
1,410
95 Geographers
$94,230
0
96 Materials Engineers
$93,910
1,220
97 Nuclear Technicians
$93,670
330
98 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$93,110
3,150
99 Radiation Therapists
$92,950
1,180
100 Emergency Management Directors
$92,930
630
101 Engineers, All Other
$92,800
4,100
102 Legislators
$91,910
6,310
103 Operations Research Analysts
$91,650
5,450
104 Other Financial Specialists
$90,690
4,110
105 Database Administrators
$90,590
7,170
106 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$90,450
6,240
107 Statisticians
$90,260
960
108 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$90,080
22,150
109 Civil Engineers
$89,180
16,100
110 Real Estate Sales Agents
$89,110
4,960
111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$89,040
2,050
112 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$88,820
2,140
113 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$88,770
25,290
114 Other Computer Occupations
$88,460
3,370
115 Mathematicians
$87,450
40
116 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$87,030
16,830
117 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$86,910
4,190
118 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$86,830
6,150
119 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$86,760
3,970
120 Loan Officers
$86,680
12,670
121 Mechanical Engineers
$86,440
11,710
122 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$86,410
11,380
123 Environmental Engineers
$85,850
3,280
124 Industrial Engineers
$85,780
11,150
125 Commercial Divers
$85,780
50
126 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
$85,650
730
127 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$85,270
4,510
128 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$85,260
9,150
129 Audiologists
$84,760
980
130 Other Biological Scientists
$84,690
660
131 Power Plant Operators
$84,330
1,820
132 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$84,100
1,850
133 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$84,030
3,050
134 Fallers
$83,970
40
135 Biomedical Engineers
$83,850
560
136 Registered Nurses
$83,680
180,170
137 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$83,340
4,750
138 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$83,210
4,620
139 Pile-Driver Operators
$83,210
130
140 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$83,000
1,150
141 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$82,950
50
142 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$82,880
12,740
143 Occupational Therapists
$82,860
9,080
144 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$82,720
410
145 Insurance Underwriters
$82,450
7,930
146 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$82,380
2,710
147 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$82,370
4,320
148 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$82,370
9,290
149 Computer Programmers
$82,210
16,420
150 Social and Community Service Managers
$82,190
12,560
151 Commercial Pilots
$82,160
1,120
152 Accountants and Auditors
$82,090
108,130
153 Physical Therapists
$82,090
15,750
154 Epidemiologists
$81,700
240
155 Gas Plant Operators
$81,690
330
156 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$81,380
4,240
157 Mining and Geological Engineers
$80,840
110
158 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$80,080
540
159 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$80,030
2,140
160 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$79,740
70,630
161 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$79,700
24,920
162 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$79,660
8,150
163 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$79,610
4,330
164 Gaming Managers
$79,560
90
165 Speech-Language Pathologists
$79,530
12,090
166 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$79,400
2,390
167 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$79,110
39,390
168 Chiropractors
$79,100
2,030
169 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$78,970
2,210
170 Hydrologists
$78,790
180
171 Fashion Designers
$78,770
6,710
172 Transit and Railroad Police
$78,050
1,790
173 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$78,030
510
174 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$77,920
1,270
175 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$77,830
380
176 Costume Attendants
$77,750
1,120
177 Postsecondary History Teachers
$77,690
2,040
178 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$77,660
9,190
179 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$77,530
210
180 Dental Hygienists
$77,510
11,050
181 Tile and Marble Setters
$77,390
2,570
182 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$77,340
3,230
183 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
$77,300
80,930
184 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$77,100
16,880
185 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$77,050
10,900
186 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
$76,830
7,530
187 Genetic Counselors
$76,520
230
188 Chemists
$76,510
3,780
189 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$76,380
7,740
190 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$76,200
840
191 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
$75,820
1,680
192 Other Business Operations Specialists
$75,700
26,090
193 Landscape Architects
$75,390
1,330
194 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$75,380
10,940
195 Environmental Science Teachers
$75,120
840
196 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$74,670
2,420
197 Writers and Authors
$74,670
7,310
198 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
$74,590
1,630
199 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$74,580
1,360
200 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$74,520
24,950

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