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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 $195,560). The salary and the employment information in Oregon is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Oregon

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

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