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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 general internists with an average annual salary of $182,420. The second highest paying job is psychiatrists (average salary $174,890). The salary and the employment information in Oklahoma is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Oklahoma

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 General Internists
$182,420
300
2 Psychiatrists
$174,890
300
3 Nurse Anesthetists
$165,510
400
4 General Pediatricians
$161,050
90
5 Other Specialists Dentists
$157,000
40
6 Orthodontists
$152,220
50
7 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$151,680
120
8 Physicists
$147,280
50
9 Family and General Practitioners
$136,980
4,060
10 General Dentists
$136,830
1,270
11 Chief Executives
$130,940
6,370
12 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
$128,720
190
13 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$118,940
2,670
14 Pharmacists
$117,930
3,760
15 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$117,880
1,990
16 Petroleum Engineers
$115,060
2,830
17 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$113,840
1,090
18 Computer Hardware Engineers
$108,830
150
19 Podiatrists
$105,600
110
20 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$104,690
150
21 Air Traffic Controllers
$104,560
550
22 Optometrists
$102,540
660
23 Physician Assistants
$102,340
1,440
24 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$101,200
230
25 Mining and Geological Engineers
$99,250
330
26 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$98,630
3,170
27 Chemical Engineers
$98,530
350
28 Lawyers
$94,890
6,360
29 Engineers, All Other
$92,190
950
30 All Other Managers
$91,600
1,700
31 Financial Managers
$90,650
6,370
32 Other Psychologists
$90,620
100
33 Nurse Practitioners
$90,180
1,320
34 Transportation Inspectors
$90,140
560
35 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$90,070
1,840
36 Industrial Production Managers
$89,310
2,320
37 Commercial Pilots
$89,100
390
38 Marketing Managers
$87,980
1,420
39 Natural Sciences Managers
$87,590
260
40 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$87,150
140
41 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$86,570
40
42 Sales Engineers
$86,340
400
43 Audiologists
$86,170
110
44 Electrical Engineers
$86,100
1,230
45 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$85,900
30
46 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$85,760
180
47 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$85,620
550
48 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$85,420
250
49 Hydrologists
$85,210
40
50 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$84,990
460
51 Aerospace Engineers
$84,370
1,170
52 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$83,610
280
53 Human Resources Managers
$83,200
1,510
54 Veterinarians
$82,640
950
55 Physical Therapists
$82,040
1,920
56 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$81,330
150
57 Applications Software Developers
$81,230
4,320
58 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$80,790
230
59 Sales Managers
$80,760
3,890
60 Purchasing Managers
$80,570
760
61 Computer Network Architects
$80,340
810
62 Industrial Engineers
$80,290
1,680
63 Occupational Therapists
$80,170
930
64 Civil Engineers
$79,360
2,200
65 Materials Engineers
$78,960
190
66 Other Physical Scientists
$78,750
60
67 General and Operations Managers
$77,940
27,400
68 Mechanical Engineers
$77,780
2,580
69 Training and Development Managers
$77,220
380
70 Medical and Health Services Managers
$77,150
6,130
71 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$76,470
700
72 Computer Systems Analysts
$76,400
2,930
73 Actuaries
$76,140
40
74 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$76,110
1,280
75 Other Computer Occupations
$75,740
2,420
76 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$75,290
80
77 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$75,190
2,890
78 Radiation Therapists
$74,760
360
79 Systems Software Developers
$74,420
2,260
80 Computer Programmers
$74,400
1,610
81 Dental Hygienists
$74,110
2,020
82 Chemists
$74,010
460
83 Construction Managers
$73,950
2,930
84 Logisticians
$73,380
2,220
85 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$73,070
70
86 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$72,980
720
87 Economists
$72,870
30
88 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$72,660
1,400
89 Information Security Analysts
$71,640
590
90 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$71,440
100
91 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$71,260
3,060
92 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$70,940
270
93 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$70,670
2,500
94 Management Analysts
$70,380
4,430
95 Other Financial Specialists
$69,550
660
96 Other Business Operations Specialists
$69,130
4,750
97 Database Administrators
$69,110
830
98 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$68,580
1,810
99 Power Plant Operators
$67,990
450
100 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$67,420
360
101 Biomedical Engineers
$67,410
70
102 Environmental Engineers
$67,360
710
103 Administrative Services Managers
$67,050
4,630
104 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$66,350
900
105 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$66,250
1,410
106 Other Education Administrators
$65,940
270
107 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$65,550
120
108 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$65,320
1,350
109 Forensic Science Technicians
$65,050
190
110 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$64,290
320
111 Avionics Technicians
$64,150
1,000
112 Financial Analysts
$64,070
1,510
113 Conservation Scientists
$63,660
240
114 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$63,480
2,680
115 Chiropractors
$63,400
410
116 Budget Analysts
$63,350
790
117 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$63,210
70
118 Urban and Regional Planners
$63,090
170
119 Other Engineering Technicians
$62,950
1,060
120 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$62,730
1,550
121 Microbiologists
$62,710
50
122 Speech-Language Pathologists
$62,410
1,600
123 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$62,290
170
124 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$62,210
6,460
125 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$62,170
100
126 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$62,050
320
127 Other Biological Scientists
$62,010
270
128 Farm and Home Management Advisors
$61,890
50
129 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$61,850
570
130 Personal Financial Advisors
$61,810
1,170
131 Computer Network Support Specialists
$61,210
2,110
132 Accountants and Auditors
$61,030
14,150
133 Animal Scientists
$60,730
40
134 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$60,580
900
135 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
$60,580
180
136 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$60,400
710
137 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$60,390
90
138 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$60,370
200
139 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$60,200
9,240
140 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$60,170
220
141 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$60,100
300
142 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$59,980
70
143 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$59,870
150
144 Property, Real Estate Managers
$59,410
2,270
145 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$59,330
200
146 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$59,290
490
147 Registered Nurses
$59,270
27,660
148 Other Social Workers
$59,240
380
149 Epidemiologists
$59,180
60
150 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$59,150
1,730
151 Food Scientists and Technologists
$59,000
50
152 Operations Research Analysts
$58,960
620
153 Gas Plant Operators
$58,670
800
154 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$58,480
760
155 Boilermakers
$58,230
350
156 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$57,960
6,390
157 Cost Estimators
$57,910
1,700
158 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$57,710
6,270
159 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$57,470
300
160 Physical Therapist Assistants
$57,410
1,090
161 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$57,190
170
162 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$56,920
2,750
163 Funeral Service Managers
$56,860
200
164 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$56,640
110
165 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$56,510
1,100
166 Tool and Die Makers
$56,420
430
167 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$56,320
430
168 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$56,310
3,730
169 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
$56,220
860
170 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$56,160
1,300
171 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$56,150
220
172 Art Directors
$56,050
140
173 Rail Car Repairers
$55,810
160
174 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$55,790
2,030
175 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$55,510
3,310
176 All Other Special Education Teachers
$55,320
70
177 Financial Examiners
$55,160
460
178 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$55,020
100
179 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$54,820
190
180 Other Plant and System Operators
$54,710
170
181 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
$54,700
0
182 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$54,510
950
183 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$54,380
740
184 Insurance Underwriters
$54,360
530
185 Choreographers
$54,360
0
186 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
$54,130
2,950
187 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers
$54,080
40
188 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$53,920
1,340
189 Dietitians and Nutritionists
$53,910
730
190 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
$53,690
2,500
191 Court Reporters
$53,680
70
192 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$53,630
100
193 Postsecondary History Teachers
$53,560
220
194 Statisticians
$53,440
280
195 Social and Community Service Managers
$53,410
1,110
196 Loan Officers
$53,280
4,230
197 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$53,280
360
198 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$53,260
770
199 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
$53,160
8,490
200 Gaming Managers
$53,070
480

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