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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Puerto Rico

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Puerto Rico (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 Puerto Rico are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Puerto Rico is psychiatrists with an average annual salary of $169,450. The second highest paying job is obstetricians and gynecologists (average salary $148,430). The salary and the employment information in Puerto Rico is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Puerto Rico

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Psychiatrists
$169,450
50
2 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$148,430
70
3 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$109,830
1,050
4 Industrial Production Managers
$106,490
1,040
5 Other Education Administrators
$105,280
210
6 Air Traffic Controllers
$102,430
120
7 Natural Sciences Managers
$97,380
40
8 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$94,700
980
9 Chief Executives
$94,410
2,550
10 Pharmacists
$93,710
2,020
11 Veterinarians
$92,840
60
12 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$91,380
460
13 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$85,940
540
14 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$83,470
100
15 Avionics Technicians
$81,740
70
16 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$80,540
90
17 General Pediatricians
$79,490
170
18 Other Psychologists
$79,390
100
19 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$78,560
100
20 Postsecondary History Teachers
$77,620
110
21 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$77,570
60
22 Sales Managers
$76,730
1,840
23 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$76,540
40
24 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$76,450
30
25 Family and General Practitioners
$76,070
530
26 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$75,030
80
27 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$74,740
110
28 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$73,960
50
29 Marketing Managers
$72,590
650
30 Conservation Scientists
$72,160
40
31 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$72,000
850
32 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$71,770
100
33 Industrial Engineers
$71,020
3,170
34 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$70,780
330
35 General Internists
$70,080
780
36 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$70,010
30
37 Financial Managers
$69,830
3,710
38 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$69,380
420
39 Other Computer Occupations
$69,100
370
40 Legislators
$68,730
90
41 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$68,350
1,410
42 Purchasing Managers
$67,530
320
43 Pile-Driver Operators
$67,420
0
44 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$66,770
220
45 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$65,920
750
46 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$65,120
310
47 General and Operations Managers
$65,070
5,850
48 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$65,030
270
49 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$64,190
110
50 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$63,390
50
51 Computer Hardware Engineers
$62,720
250
52 Gaming Managers
$61,330
30
53 Lawyers
$61,310
2,790
54 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$60,940
60
55 Medical and Health Services Managers
$60,860
1,070
56 General Dentists
$60,730
160
57 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$60,590
250
58 Aerospace Engineers
$60,450
520
59 Other Biological Scientists
$60,370
280
60 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$60,270
280
61 Anesthesiologists
$59,480
0
62 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$59,300
310
63 Sales Engineers
$59,300
40
64 Human Resources Managers
$58,570
1,140
65 Postal Service Clerks
$58,560
660
66 Nurse Anesthetists
$58,320
370
67 Systems Software Developers
$58,310
860
68 Postal Service Mail Carriers
$57,880
1,050
69 Real Estate Sales Agents
$57,150
450
70 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$57,110
260
71 Commercial Pilots
$57,070
80
72 Actuaries
$56,700
30
73 Environmental Engineers
$56,660
250
74 Training and Development Managers
$56,090
110
75 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$55,890
1,600
76 Chemists
$55,850
1,090
77 All Other Managers
$55,100
6,250
78 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$54,640
0
79 Applications Software Developers
$54,620
260
80 Construction Managers
$53,840
460
81 Electrical Engineers
$53,600
750
82 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$53,030
1,070
83 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$52,950
50
84 Financial Analysts
$52,330
1,170
85 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$51,670
1,350
86 Operations Research Analysts
$50,990
80
87 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$50,320
180
88 Art Directors
$50,220
150
89 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$50,160
1,650
90 Administrative Services Managers
$50,120
2,760
91 Chemical Engineers
$49,620
40
92 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$49,480
60
93 Other Legal Support Workers
$49,320
170
94 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$49,270
40
95 Mechanical Engineers
$49,190
1,190
96 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$49,170
50
97 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$49,110
920
98 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$48,940
630
99 Management Analysts
$48,910
1,440
100 Microbiologists
$48,680
220
101 Civil Engineers
$48,250
1,440
102 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$48,020
260
103 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$47,640
1,620
104 Engineers, All Other
$47,400
210
105 Database Administrators
$46,980
410
106 Agricultural Inspectors
$46,830
140
107 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$46,240
350
108 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
$46,210
500
109 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$45,470
260
110 Computer Programmers
$45,380
1,320
111 Landscape Architects
$45,350
50
112 Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
$45,210
40
113 Agricultural Engineers
$45,120
50
114 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$45,010
60
115 Broadcast News Analysts
$44,700
40
116 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$44,680
140
117 Other Life Scientists
$44,130
40
118 Physical Therapists
$44,050
470
119 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$44,020
60
120 Meter Readers, Utilities
$44,010
40
121 Computer Systems Analysts
$43,900
1,170
122 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$43,800
130
123 Information Security Analysts
$43,300
310
124 Private Detectives and Investigators
$43,240
150
125 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$42,970
940
126 Budget Analysts
$42,940
490
127 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$42,930
1,000
128 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$42,840
90
129 Embalmers
$42,760
0
130 Film and Video Editors
$42,700
60
131 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$42,600
90
132 Logisticians
$42,400
740
133 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$41,940
100
134 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$41,800
1,090
135 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$41,560
70
136 Interpreters and Translators
$41,130
120
137 Reporters and Correspondents
$40,490
240
138 Computer Network Architects
$40,290
620
139 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$40,120
90
140 Producers and Directors
$39,880
480
141 Property, Real Estate Managers
$39,870
150
142 Chiropractors
$39,530
70
143 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
$39,520
1,220
144 Credit Analysts
$39,430
680
145 Other Counselors
$39,090
250
146 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$38,940
80
147 Speech-Language Pathologists
$38,910
110
148 Real Estate Brokers
$38,900
60
149 Financial Examiners
$38,870
680
150 Other Construction and Related Workers
$38,800
60
151 Transportation Security Screeners
$38,700
380
152 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$38,540
430
153 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$38,450
1,790
154 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$38,260
2,190
155 Optometrists
$38,120
220
156 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
$38,080
170
157 Curators
$38,040
30
158 Compliance Officers
$37,940
3,950
159 Epidemiologists
$37,720
50
160 Insurance Underwriters
$37,710
900
161 Technical Writers
$37,670
110
162 Other Specialists Dentists
$37,580
60
163 Training and Development Specialists
$37,500
780
164 Multimedia Artists and Animators
$37,210
40
165 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
$37,090
12,130
166 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$36,910
1,750
167 Editors
$36,680
320
168 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$36,610
1,780
169 Economists
$36,490
70
170 Chemical Technicians
$36,450
940
171 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$36,400
80
172 Occupational Therapists
$36,150
230
173 Brokerage Clerks
$36,150
100
174 Credit Counselors
$36,120
210
175 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$36,120
80
176 Graduate Teaching Assistants
$36,120
1,510
177 Librarians
$36,100
1,450
178 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$36,080
2,240
179 Photographers
$36,050
160
180 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$35,990
6,590
181 Web Developers
$35,780
220
182 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$35,690
3,120
183 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$35,670
500
184 Computer Network Support Specialists
$35,630
500
185 Other Agricultural Workers
$35,590
40
186 Hearing Aid Specialists
$35,410
70
187 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$35,410
750
188 Soil and Plant Scientists
$35,380
220
189 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$35,380
70
190 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$35,380
120
191 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$35,370
180
192 Statisticians
$35,360
230
193 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$35,100
120
194 Dietitians and Nutritionists
$35,080
590
195 Farm and Home Management Advisors
$35,050
660
196 Lodging Managers
$34,910
140
197 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$34,860
8,600
198 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$34,830
50
199 Biological Technicians
$34,810
480
200 Social and Community Service Managers
$34,790
290

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