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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Utah

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Utah (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 Utah are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Utah is family and general practitioners with an average annual salary of $200,880. The second highest paying job is general pediatricians (average salary $180,370). The salary and the employment information in Utah is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Utah

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Family and General Practitioners
$200,880
1,660
2 General Pediatricians
$180,370
250
3 Nurse Anesthetists
$153,370
100
4 General Internists
$153,180
390
5 Chief Executives
$133,560
3,650
6 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$122,830
2,120
7 Pharmacists
$119,840
2,560
8 Petroleum Engineers
$118,610
220
9 Psychiatrists
$116,800
150
10 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$115,440
1,910
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$111,160
4,190
12 Physicists
$108,410
30
13 Podiatrists
$107,190
100
14 Transportation Inspectors
$106,450
550
15 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$105,990
110
16 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$105,910
150
17 General Dentists
$105,740
1,130
18 Marketing Managers
$105,550
2,320
19 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$104,870
30
20 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$102,260
350
21 Physician Assistants
$101,840
1,000
22 Nurse Practitioners
$100,060
1,390
23 Computer Hardware Engineers
$100,000
1,330
24 Financial Managers
$99,200
4,860
25 Sales Managers
$98,790
3,360
26 Systems Software Developers
$98,160
3,890
27 Computer Network Architects
$96,700
1,020
28 Sales Engineers
$96,460
550
29 Lawyers
$95,980
4,580
30 Purchasing Managers
$95,600
450
31 All Other Managers
$94,650
2,190
32 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$93,900
520
33 Applications Software Developers
$93,450
9,700
34 Engineers, All Other
$93,120
740
35 Human Resources Managers
$92,900
1,000
36 Other Psychologists
$92,880
60
37 Optometrists
$92,480
420
38 Natural Sciences Managers
$92,320
910
39 Other Physical Scientists
$92,310
110
40 Medical and Health Services Managers
$91,820
2,640
41 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$91,090
680
42 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$90,490
180
43 Industrial Production Managers
$90,300
1,840
44 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$89,860
170
45 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$89,280
140
46 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$88,920
1,820
47 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$88,900
380
48 Electrical Engineers
$88,340
1,560
49 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$88,110
130
50 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$88,040
1,520
51 Database Administrators
$88,020
940
52 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$86,610
170
53 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$85,460
910
54 Other Education Administrators
$85,230
130
55 Chemical Engineers
$83,240
120
56 Art Directors
$82,860
350
57 Industrial Engineers
$82,210
1,850
58 Information Security Analysts
$82,050
450
59 Training and Development Managers
$81,380
400
60 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$81,300
150
61 Mechanical Engineers
$80,460
3,510
62 Occupational Therapists
$80,390
840
63 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$80,080
240
64 Postsecondary History Teachers
$79,810
190
65 Physical Therapists
$79,690
1,720
66 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$79,010
210
67 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$78,910
460
68 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$78,890
1,080
69 Mining and Geological Engineers
$78,860
290
70 Economists
$78,260
60
71 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$78,220
4,180
72 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$78,160
70
73 Statisticians
$78,130
210
74 Environmental Engineers
$78,110
400
75 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$77,780
320
76 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$77,390
550
77 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$77,370
150
78 Veterinarians
$77,310
360
79 Materials Scientists
$76,600
50
80 Computer Programmers
$76,570
4,210
81 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$76,260
1,010
82 Materials Engineers
$76,210
400
83 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$75,950
510
84 Civil Engineers
$75,520
3,250
85 Radiation Therapists
$75,500
130
86 Operations Research Analysts
$75,470
780
87 Power Plant Operators
$75,090
370
88 Construction Managers
$74,850
2,600
89 Computer Systems Analysts
$74,720
3,800
90 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$74,240
210
91 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$73,980
90
92 Biomedical Engineers
$73,800
580
93 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$73,770
3,560
94 Financial Analysts
$73,680
2,170
95 Administrative Services Managers
$73,570
2,120
96 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$73,510
1,550
97 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$73,370
160
98 Other Computer Occupations
$73,360
3,610
99 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$73,330
40
100 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$73,080
740
101 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$73,000
40
102 Budget Analysts
$72,720
310
103 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$72,680
100
104 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$72,240
130
105 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$71,550
920
106 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$71,460
160
107 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$71,230
120
108 Management Analysts
$71,100
5,610
109 Dental Hygienists
$71,070
2,650
110 Logisticians
$71,030
2,370
111 Other Biological Scientists
$71,020
230
112 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$70,650
720
113 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$70,560
600
114 Financial Examiners
$70,190
400
115 General and Operations Managers
$69,840
36,200
116 Hydrologists
$69,140
120
117 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$69,080
300
118 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$68,960
230
119 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$68,700
330
120 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$68,320
100
121 Speech-Language Pathologists
$68,140
1,170
122 Personal Financial Advisors
$68,100
1,920
123 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$67,330
1,880
124 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$67,140
150
125 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$66,510
380
126 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$66,450
620
127 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$66,300
70
128 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$66,020
440
129 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$65,910
850
130 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$65,830
760
131 Fashion Designers
$65,830
50
132 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$65,820
50
133 Urban and Regional Planners
$65,630
320
134 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$64,990
760
135 Other Business Operations Specialists
$64,500
7,710
136 Audiologists
$64,460
150
137 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$64,420
540
138 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
$64,300
90
139 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$64,250
40
140 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$64,230
180
141 Chemists
$63,690
880
142 Conservation Scientists
$63,660
260
143 Technical Writers
$63,620
680
144 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$63,210
210
145 Tool and Die Makers
$63,180
200
146 Accountants and Auditors
$63,070
10,600
147 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$62,870
60
148 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$62,740
370
149 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$62,680
4,330
150 Cost Estimators
$62,650
2,470
151 Boilermakers
$62,350
340
152 Epidemiologists
$61,890
90
153 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$61,840
320
154 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$61,720
170
155 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$61,700
1,490
156 Millwrights
$61,630
210
157 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$61,540
140
158 Soil and Plant Scientists
$61,230
60
159 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$61,220
1,410
160 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$61,150
2,540
161 Funeral Service Managers
$60,870
50
162 Registered Nurses
$60,810
21,470
163 Surveyors
$60,780
660
164 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$60,660
1,570
165 Other Plant and System Operators
$60,510
70
166 Multimedia Artists and Animators
$60,310
210
167 Landscape Architects
$59,900
200
168 Web Developers
$59,870
1,850
169 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
$59,790
1,250
170 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$59,770
110
171 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
$59,620
90
172 Chiropractors
$59,540
370
173 Insurance Underwriters
$59,520
460
174 Instructional Coordinators
$59,450
1,530
175 Real Estate Brokers
$59,390
320
176 Other Financial Specialists
$59,250
980
177 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$59,180
1,910
178 Postal Service Mail Carriers
$59,070
2,190
179 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$59,020
840
180 Roof Bolters, Mining
$58,420
180
181 Wellhead Pumpers
$58,090
90
182 Respiratory Therapists
$58,040
940
183 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$58,040
60
184 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$58,010
800
185 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$57,900
190
186 Broadcast News Analysts
$57,860
60
187 Construction and Building Inspectors
$57,700
980
188 Emergency Management Directors
$57,680
130
189 Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$57,620
160
190 Labor Relations Specialists
$57,380
210
191 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$57,180
0
192 Hearing Aid Specialists
$57,150
80
193 Avionics Technicians
$57,120
270
194 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$57,120
500
195 Interior Designers
$56,950
470
196 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$56,840
150
197 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$56,780
140
198 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$56,760
310
199 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$56,730
140
200 Social and Community Service Managers
$56,680
1,280

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