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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Rhode Island

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Rhode Island (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 Rhode Island are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Rhode Island is psychiatrists with an average annual salary of $205,800. The second highest paying job is other physicians and surgeons (average salary $203,340). The salary and the employment information in Rhode Island is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Rhode Island

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Psychiatrists
$205,800
220
2 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$203,340
2,220
3 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$194,940
60
4 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$189,730
110
5 General Internists
$176,310
200
6 Other Specialists Dentists
$171,440
0
7 General Dentists
$163,600
230
8 Family and General Practitioners
$157,330
190
9 General Pediatricians
$147,080
190
10 Human Resources Managers
$146,280
310
11 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$145,610
60
12 Sales Managers
$144,830
800
13 Marketing Managers
$143,780
650
14 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$142,360
320
15 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$141,070
420
16 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$138,410
1,200
17 Training and Development Managers
$137,020
60
18 Podiatrists
$135,660
40
19 Financial Managers
$132,760
2,320
20 General and Operations Managers
$126,960
6,100
21 Purchasing Managers
$123,950
190
22 Natural Sciences Managers
$122,870
80
23 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$122,810
1,130
24 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$122,760
110
25 Veterinarians
$121,670
190
26 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$121,470
100
27 Sales Engineers
$121,140
70
28 Pharmacists
$118,960
1,490
29 Computer Network Architects
$118,190
380
30 Physicists
$117,160
60
31 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$116,640
410
32 All Other Managers
$114,970
720
33 Administrative Services Managers
$111,850
640
34 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$111,820
260
35 Medical and Health Services Managers
$111,220
1,490
36 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$110,550
120
37 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$110,200
390
38 Nurse Practitioners
$109,320
640
39 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$108,500
190
40 Materials Engineers
$108,260
40
41 Industrial Production Managers
$107,270
400
42 Electrical Engineers
$107,230
510
43 Systems Software Developers
$107,150
910
44 Lawyers
$106,620
1,810
45 Nurse Midwives
$106,280
40
46 Air Traffic Controllers
$105,040
50
47 Information Security Analysts
$104,530
340
48 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$103,980
50
49 Optometrists
$103,920
150
50 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$103,160
900
51 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$102,220
310
52 Other Education Administrators
$100,680
90
53 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$100,110
830
54 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$99,380
120
55 Construction Managers
$97,960
430
56 Engineers, All Other
$97,730
430
57 Emergency Management Directors
$96,300
40
58 Computer Systems Analysts
$95,990
1,740
59 Computer Hardware Engineers
$95,440
190
60 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$94,900
70
61 Radiation Therapists
$94,820
0
62 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$94,420
110
63 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$94,150
100
64 Industrial Engineers
$93,470
690
65 Database Administrators
$93,210
420
66 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$91,820
90
67 Applications Software Developers
$91,250
2,130
68 Physician Assistants
$89,700
240
69 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$89,700
100
70 Operations Research Analysts
$89,140
430
71 Mechanical Engineers
$89,100
1,200
72 Other Biological Scientists
$88,840
40
73 Commercial Pilots
$88,590
50
74 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$88,560
1,960
75 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$88,390
50
76 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$88,000
300
77 Social and Community Service Managers
$88,000
450
78 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$87,610
210
79 Property, Real Estate Managers
$87,430
780
80 Actuaries
$87,350
130
81 Postsecondary History Teachers
$87,290
210
82 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$86,330
50
83 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$85,950
450
84 Financial Examiners
$85,200
360
85 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$85,020
40
86 Personal Financial Advisors
$84,250
690
87 Other Physical Scientists
$84,220
40
88 Environmental Engineers
$84,000
220
89 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$83,940
230
90 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$83,920
1,220
91 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$83,810
150
92 Budget Analysts
$83,140
130
93 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$83,060
60
94 Chemical Engineers
$82,660
0
95 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$82,640
30
96 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$82,480
50
97 Civil Engineers
$82,170
860
98 Chiropractors
$82,080
80
99 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$81,860
290
100 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$81,720
1,890
101 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$81,710
200
102 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$81,410
160
103 Chemists
$81,300
180
104 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$81,200
130
105 Audiologists
$80,780
30
106 Other Computer Occupations
$80,740
1,210
107 Other Psychologists
$80,470
60
108 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$80,330
240
109 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$80,310
40
110 Management Analysts
$80,100
3,130
111 Health Educators
$79,980
230
112 Physical Therapists
$79,900
900
113 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$79,640
460
114 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$79,460
40
115 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$79,450
2,310
116 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$79,340
200
117 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$79,150
730
118 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$79,110
140
119 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$79,100
0
120 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$79,060
330
121 Statisticians
$78,940
30
122 Mathematicians
$78,480
60
123 Logisticians
$78,250
500
124 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$77,930
130
125 Other Business Operations Specialists
$77,800
2,350
126 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$77,570
40
127 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$77,460
290
128 Other Social Workers
$77,360
110
129 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$77,330
50
130 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$77,320
160
131 Speech-Language Pathologists
$77,070
390
132 Accountants and Auditors
$77,070
4,400
133 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$76,510
170
134 Art Directors
$76,100
100
135 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$76,020
100
136 Registered Nurses
$75,940
11,820
137 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$75,490
440
138 Training and Development Specialists
$75,430
950
139 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$75,420
500
140 Computer Programmers
$75,310
1,020
141 Occupational Therapists
$75,280
380
142 Financial Analysts
$75,220
1,080
143 Urban and Regional Planners
$75,140
170
144 Court Reporters
$75,130
80
145 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$74,830
60
146 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$74,380
670
147 Dental Hygienists
$74,170
1,290
148 Interior Designers
$73,820
290
149 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$73,370
720
150 Other Engineering Technicians
$72,950
210
151 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$72,850
700
152 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$72,710
340
153 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$72,520
60
154 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$72,460
180
155 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$72,250
1,750
156 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$71,360
130
157 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$71,350
1,470
158 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$71,320
400
159 Insurance Underwriters
$71,280
440
160 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
$71,100
3,450
161 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$70,950
80
162 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
$70,950
530
163 All Other Special Education Teachers
$70,790
670
164 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$70,730
330
165 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$70,690
1,930
166 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$70,590
380
167 Biomedical Engineers
$70,580
40
168 Other Therapists
$70,500
240
169 Technical Writers
$70,170
210
170 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$69,570
80
171 Lodging Managers
$69,520
70
172 Compliance Officers
$69,480
670
173 Other Teachers and Instructors
$69,420
1,150
174 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$69,280
4,140
175 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$69,160
60
176 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$68,860
820
177 Landscape Architects
$68,780
100
178 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$68,530
1,180
179 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$68,340
1,630
180 Food Service Managers
$68,150
400
181 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$67,900
310
182 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$67,800
260
183 Radiologic Technologists
$67,620
1,000
184 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$67,520
770
185 Human Resources Specialists
$67,440
1,770
186 Dietitians and Nutritionists
$67,020
170
187 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$66,830
1,180
188 Other Financial Specialists
$66,790
690
189 Respiratory Therapists
$66,770
320
190 Web Developers
$66,760
470
191 Archivists
$66,670
60
192 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
$66,640
560
193 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$66,510
250
194 Pile-Driver Operators
$66,390
50
195 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$66,310
60
196 Librarians
$65,830
830
197 Other Legal Support Workers
$65,710
140
198 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
$65,510
170
199 Food Scientists and Technologists
$65,420
40
200 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$64,740
220

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