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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Oklahoma

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Oklahoma (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 Oklahoma are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Oklahoma is psychiatrists with an average annual salary of $188,120. The second highest paying job is general internists (average salary $182,420). The salary and the employment information in Oklahoma is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Oklahoma

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Psychiatrists
$188,120
250
2 General Internists
$182,420
370
3 Physicists
$164,190
50
4 General Pediatricians
$161,420
70
5 Nurse Anesthetists
$158,330
330
6 Orthodontists
$152,220
50
7 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$151,680
260
8 Other Specialists Dentists
$145,620
50
9 Family and General Practitioners
$136,980
4,060
10 General Dentists
$129,130
1,130
11 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
$128,720
160
12 Chief Executives
$123,410
5,580
13 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$121,260
1,970
14 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$118,940
2,800
15 Pharmacists
$117,350
3,710
16 Petroleum Engineers
$115,900
2,380
17 Podiatrists
$113,480
100
18 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$112,800
990
19 Air Traffic Controllers
$109,160
510
20 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$101,950
3,350
21 Computer Hardware Engineers
$101,830
230
22 Transportation Inspectors
$101,250
390
23 Physician Assistants
$100,560
1,240
24 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$100,100
130
25 Mining and Geological Engineers
$99,250
260
26 Nurse Practitioners
$98,220
1,600
27 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$96,960
200
28 Natural Sciences Managers
$96,040
350
29 All Other Managers
$94,970
1,720
30 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$94,390
170
31 Financial Managers
$92,450
6,650
32 Chemical Engineers
$92,070
330
33 Commercial Pilots
$92,060
660
34 Sales Engineers
$91,340
340
35 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$90,900
460
36 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$90,740
2,000
37 Other Psychologists
$90,620
100
38 Marketing Managers
$90,350
1,380
39 Lawyers
$90,070
6,280
40 Industrial Production Managers
$89,700
1,960
41 Purchasing Managers
$88,130
640
42 Aerospace Engineers
$88,030
980
43 Electrical Engineers
$87,810
1,320
44 Engineers, All Other
$87,590
1,080
45 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$87,150
210
46 Hydrologists
$86,610
40
47 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$86,570
40
48 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$85,900
30
49 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$85,810
500
50 Other Physical Scientists
$85,810
60
51 Human Resources Managers
$85,750
1,460
52 Physical Therapists
$85,540
2,360
53 Sales Managers
$85,430
3,450
54 Optometrists
$84,460
690
55 Occupational Therapists
$84,270
920
56 Applications Software Developers
$83,910
4,050
57 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$83,510
480
58 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$83,330
180
59 Industrial Engineers
$82,980
1,420
60 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$82,200
150
61 Materials Engineers
$82,150
250
62 Computer Network Architects
$82,130
850
63 Mechanical Engineers
$81,610
2,630
64 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$81,130
120
65 Civil Engineers
$80,030
2,160
66 General and Operations Managers
$79,880
26,180
67 Training and Development Managers
$79,670
370
68 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$78,470
1,750
69 Computer Programmers
$78,370
1,900
70 Medical and Health Services Managers
$78,360
6,210
71 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$77,720
0
72 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$77,370
130
73 Other Computer Occupations
$76,980
2,360
74 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$76,950
90
75 Computer Systems Analysts
$76,780
2,870
76 Veterinarians
$76,340
990
77 Actuaries
$76,140
40
78 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$75,830
340
79 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$75,660
1,440
80 Construction Managers
$75,280
2,900
81 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$74,900
100
82 Systems Software Developers
$74,750
2,420
83 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$74,660
1,470
84 Logisticians
$74,580
2,440
85 Dental Hygienists
$74,580
2,370
86 Administrative Services Managers
$74,560
5,480
87 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$74,480
250
88 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$74,200
610
89 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$74,040
750
90 Management Analysts
$73,050
3,960
91 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$72,980
2,500
92 Information Security Analysts
$72,520
830
93 Chemists
$71,800
440
94 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$71,630
240
95 Power Plant Operators
$71,080
410
96 Radiation Therapists
$70,960
320
97 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$70,940
150
98 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$70,360
3,090
99 Other Financial Specialists
$70,250
840
100 Audiologists
$69,610
80
101 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$69,220
530
102 Other Business Operations Specialists
$69,120
4,910
103 Other Counselors
$68,920
100
104 Budget Analysts
$68,910
860
105 Other Education Administrators
$68,710
290
106 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$68,550
70
107 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$68,550
1,340
108 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$67,740
190
109 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$67,740
410
110 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$67,530
2,840
111 Biomedical Engineers
$67,410
70
112 Environmental Science Teachers
$67,120
80
113 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$67,020
1,340
114 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$66,960
1,540
115 Gas Plant Operators
$66,570
250
116 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$66,550
1,510
117 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$66,240
60
118 Conservation Scientists
$65,960
190
119 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$65,870
930
120 Financial Analysts
$65,790
1,570
121 Operations Research Analysts
$65,350
460
122 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$65,180
150
123 Forensic Science Technicians
$65,050
190
124 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$64,370
790
125 Other Engineering Technicians
$64,220
1,270
126 Epidemiologists
$64,200
60
127 Database Administrators
$64,150
1,210
128 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$63,980
310
129 Accountants and Auditors
$63,850
13,510
130 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
$63,800
160
131 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$63,520
60
132 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$63,400
110
133 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$63,280
6,360
134 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$63,220
350
135 Environmental Engineers
$63,160
740
136 Financial Examiners
$62,670
350
137 Speech-Language Pathologists
$62,460
1,620
138 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$62,280
190
139 Microbiologists
$62,270
50
140 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$62,210
30
141 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$62,170
80
142 Urban and Regional Planners
$62,080
170
143 Other Biological Scientists
$62,010
270
144 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$61,900
540
145 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$61,670
9,130
146 Physical Therapist Assistants
$61,630
1,320
147 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$61,580
1,130
148 Funeral Service Managers
$61,490
180
149 Chiropractors
$61,370
350
150 Art Directors
$61,330
120
151 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$61,210
290
152 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$61,100
360
153 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$60,790
100
154 Computer Network Support Specialists
$60,460
2,730
155 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$60,440
940
156 Registered Nurses
$60,420
28,000
157 Choreographers
$60,020
0
158 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$60,000
160
159 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$59,980
70
160 Cost Estimators
$59,940
1,720
161 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$59,900
7,090
162 Postsecondary History Teachers
$59,850
180
163 Property, Real Estate Managers
$59,790
2,500
164 Other Therapists
$59,670
60
165 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$59,590
220
166 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$59,490
120
167 Boilermakers
$59,310
250
168 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$59,200
190
169 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$59,080
3,090
170 Personal Financial Advisors
$58,510
1,100
171 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$58,420
270
172 Statisticians
$58,300
330
173 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$58,020
1,130
174 Materials Scientists
$57,970
50
175 Loan Officers
$57,910
4,240
176 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$57,710
6,270
177 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$57,590
1,650
178 Avionics Technicians
$57,460
650
179 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$57,460
160
180 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$57,420
1,550
181 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$57,030
310
182 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$56,840
1,070
183 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$56,770
980
184 Gaming Managers
$56,750
470
185 Social and Community Service Managers
$56,720
1,080
186 Tool and Die Makers
$56,690
360
187 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$56,620
30
188 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$56,400
3,490
189 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$56,310
3,730
190 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
$56,280
890
191 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$56,160
1,300
192 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$56,070
5,220
193 Web Developers
$55,950
720
194 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$55,910
530
195 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$55,790
2,030
196 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$55,780
120
197 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$55,710
180
198 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$55,690
390
199 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$55,660
100
200 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
$55,460
2,640

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