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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Ohio

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Ohio (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 Ohio are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Ohio is chief executive with an average annual salary of $181,070. The second highest paying job is psychiatrists (average salary $178,650). The salary and the employment information in Ohio is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Ohio

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

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