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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Oregon

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Oregon (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 Oregon are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Oregon is other physicians and surgeons with an average annual salary of $201,710. The second highest paying job is general internists (average salary $201,080). The salary and the employment information in Oregon is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Oregon

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$201,710
4,870
2 General Internists
$201,080
240
3 Family and General Practitioners
$195,950
990
4 Other Specialists Dentists
$190,040
30
5 General Dentists
$189,680
1,600
6 General Pediatricians
$186,500
350
7 Psychiatrists
$182,230
220
8 Nurse Anesthetists
$181,680
270
9 Chief Executives
$160,090
1,940
10 Orthodontists
$154,820
0
11 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$143,880
280
12 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$141,590
3,940
13 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$132,940
370
14 Pharmacists
$129,990
4,040
15 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$124,730
5,360
16 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$119,530
3,550
17 Computer Network Architects
$113,530
1,080
18 Nurse Practitioners
$112,950
1,570
19 Physician Assistants
$112,690
1,230
20 Marketing Managers
$111,550
4,690
21 Sales Engineers
$110,820
860
22 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$110,240
80
23 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$109,170
90
24 Sales Managers
$108,840
5,710
25 Financial Managers
$107,280
7,330
26 Nurse Midwives
$106,740
160
27 Systems Software Developers
$106,640
2,340
28 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$105,240
3,310
29 Natural Sciences Managers
$103,370
1,190
30 Lawyers
$103,260
6,260
31 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$102,260
140
32 Radiation Therapists
$101,640
190
33 Applications Software Developers
$101,510
15,560
34 Medical and Health Services Managers
$101,300
4,260
35 Optometrists
$100,990
490
36 Training and Development Managers
$100,610
330
37 Purchasing Managers
$100,320
1,190
38 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$100,070
130
39 Industrial Engineers
$99,630
3,880
40 Physicists
$99,330
50
41 Air Traffic Controllers
$98,990
140
42 Materials Scientists
$98,830
100
43 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$98,710
2,460
44 Information Security Analysts
$97,900
830
45 Other Psychologists
$97,240
180
46 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$96,980
1,220
47 Human Resources Managers
$96,470
2,170
48 Art Directors
$96,200
1,100
49 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$95,770
170
50 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$95,730
210
51 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$94,920
1,530
52 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$93,340
230
53 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$93,140
280
54 Engineers, All Other
$93,070
2,500
55 Actuaries
$92,950
210
56 Aerospace Engineers
$92,750
170
57 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$92,690
110
58 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$92,250
540
59 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$92,020
1,060
60 Occupational Therapists
$91,030
1,260
61 Construction Managers
$90,790
5,490
62 Electrical Engineers
$90,630
2,390
63 Chemical Engineers
$90,570
290
64 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$90,560
30
65 Sociologists
$90,110
40
66 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$89,740
120
67 Podiatrists
$89,590
40
68 Environmental Engineers
$89,570
620
69 All Other Managers
$89,440
8,520
70 Computer Systems Analysts
$89,340
5,070
71 Registered Nurses
$89,280
35,140
72 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$89,240
450
73 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$89,000
120
74 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$88,810
320
75 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$88,770
70
76 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$88,650
1,220
77 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$88,470
890
78 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$87,730
100
79 Materials Engineers
$87,430
440
80 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$86,880
150
81 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$86,780
810
82 Mechanical Engineers
$86,530
3,930
83 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$86,330
1,900
84 Genetic Counselors
$86,300
40
85 Audiologists
$86,210
160
86 Physical Therapists
$85,960
2,740
87 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$85,880
170
88 Financial Analysts
$85,850
2,290
89 Industrial Production Managers
$85,590
2,900
90 Database Administrators
$85,460
970
91 Speech-Language Pathologists
$85,210
1,680
92 General and Operations Managers
$84,300
32,390
93 Economists
$84,150
230
94 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$84,130
280
95 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$83,880
1,430
96 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$83,550
1,030
97 Computer Programmers
$83,420
3,080
98 Dental Hygienists
$83,050
3,900
99 Civil Engineers
$82,810
4,120
100 Biomedical Engineers
$82,390
300
101 All Other Special Education Teachers
$82,260
960
102 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$81,460
400
103 Administrative Services Managers
$81,190
3,800
104 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$81,000
650
105 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$80,720
70
106 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$80,630
280
107 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$80,010
250
108 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$79,970
140
109 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$79,470
300
110 Management Analysts
$79,430
6,150
111 Operations Research Analysts
$78,900
1,150
112 Other Physical Scientists
$78,890
260
113 Technical Writers
$78,690
530
114 Urban and Regional Planners
$78,530
890
115 Gaming Managers
$78,410
50
116 Hydrologists
$78,270
310
117 Other Computer Occupations
$78,210
6,740
118 Veterinarians
$77,990
1,410
119 Power Plant Operators
$77,840
250
120 Emergency Management Directors
$77,780
80
121 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$77,740
3,440
122 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$77,250
230
123 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$76,660
3,780
124 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$76,650
570
125 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$75,800
370
126 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$75,740
880
127 Geographers
$75,620
30
128 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$75,570
700
129 Statisticians
$75,220
580
130 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$75,190
940
131 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$75,180
660
132 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$74,760
1,570
133 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$74,650
60
134 Gas Plant Operators
$74,400
80
135 Personal Financial Advisors
$74,330
2,020
136 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
$74,330
1,410
137 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$74,220
650
138 Postsecondary History Teachers
$74,220
220
139 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
$73,960
5,340
140 Conservation Scientists
$73,630
760
141 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$73,320
220
142 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$73,200
220
143 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$72,990
6,180
144 Epidemiologists
$72,530
40
145 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$72,430
1,030
146 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$72,380
70
147 Budget Analysts
$72,330
710
148 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$72,240
530
149 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$72,160
380
150 Logisticians
$71,960
1,760
151 Funeral Service Managers
$71,920
40
152 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$71,760
440
153 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$71,650
50
154 Ship Engineers
$71,600
90
155 Environmental Science Teachers
$71,370
70
156 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$71,350
230
157 Radiologic Technologists
$71,010
2,170
158 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$70,850
4,990
159 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$70,810
5,360
160 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$70,720
40
161 Construction and Building Inspectors
$70,620
1,250
162 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$70,400
40
163 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$70,260
2,170
164 Fashion Designers
$70,020
440
165 Electricians
$69,910
8,360
166 Set and Exhibit Designers
$69,790
230
167 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$69,500
340
168 Chiropractors
$69,440
620
169 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$69,330
5,400
170 Insurance Underwriters
$69,320
790
171 Fallers
$69,280
650
172 Healthcare Social Workers
$69,250
1,480
173 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$69,230
170
174 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$69,100
600
175 Loan Officers
$69,070
4,200
176 Chemists
$69,050
780
177 Respiratory Therapists
$68,990
1,290
178 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$68,910
1,010
179 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$68,890
10,290
180 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$68,670
370
181 Credit Analysts
$68,580
700
182 Forensic Science Technicians
$68,430
210
183 Rail Car Repairers
$68,290
280
184 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$68,210
2,910
185 Labor Relations Specialists
$68,100
1,290
186 Flight Attendants
$67,910
810
187 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$67,760
30
188 Financial Examiners
$67,710
660
189 Dietitians and Nutritionists
$67,670
710
190 Compliance Officers
$67,480
2,580
191 Other Financial Specialists
$67,290
1,560
192 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
$67,260
1,120
193 Firefighters
$66,880
3,410
194 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$66,820
1,440
195 Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations
$66,730
110
196 Surveyors
$66,590
640
197 Soil and Plant Scientists
$66,240
550
198 Foresters
$66,240
450
199 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$66,200
80
200 Instructional Coordinators
$66,180
1,280

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