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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 $181,430. The second highest paying job is postsecondary law teacher (average salary $128,250). The salary and the employment information in Utah is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Utah

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Family and General Practitioners
$181,430
1,170
2 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$128,250
200
3 Pharmacists
$123,060
2,380
4 Nurse Anesthetists
$122,340
100
5 Chief Executives
$120,920
0
6 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$117,660
2,470
7 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$115,100
1,450
8 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$113,140
2,850
9 Marketing Managers
$113,010
1,500
10 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$112,210
120
11 General Dentists
$105,910
1,240
12 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$103,240
430
13 Purchasing Managers
$103,170
460
14 Lawyers
$101,730
4,710
15 Petroleum Engineers
$97,960
250
16 Environmental Science Teachers
$97,440
80
17 Sales Managers
$96,360
2,810
18 Optometrists
$95,860
240
19 Financial Managers
$95,480
4,230
20 Podiatrists
$94,960
120
21 Systems Software Developers
$92,180
3,140
22 Nurse Practitioners
$91,840
1,440
23 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$91,280
100
24 Natural Sciences Managers
$90,910
550
25 Human Resources Managers
$90,240
860
26 Industrial Production Managers
$90,150
1,760
27 Physician Assistants
$90,070
900
28 Sales Engineers
$89,690
490
29 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$88,790
120
30 Computer Network Architects
$88,600
740
31 Engineers, All Other
$88,510
540
32 All Other Managers
$88,490
2,720
33 Other Psychologists
$88,160
60
34 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$88,120
220
35 Other Physical Scientists
$88,040
130
36 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$87,870
190
37 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$87,470
680
38 Applications Software Developers
$87,190
7,750
39 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$86,780
620
40 Electrical Engineers
$86,320
1,610
41 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$85,870
1,770
42 Medical and Health Services Managers
$85,330
2,380
43 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$85,000
330
44 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$84,410
1,130
45 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$84,250
190
46 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$83,400
1,880
47 Training and Development Managers
$83,340
250
48 Mining and Geological Engineers
$82,790
200
49 Veterinarians
$82,660
400
50 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$82,630
1,100
51 Boilermakers
$82,110
360
52 Database Administrators
$81,150
890
53 Occupational Therapists
$80,780
730
54 Biomedical Engineers
$80,490
530
55 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$80,030
230
56 Environmental Engineers
$79,930
480
57 Nurse Midwives
$79,910
0
58 Computer Programmers
$79,720
4,060
59 Physical Therapists
$79,490
1,510
60 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$79,430
480
61 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$79,200
140
62 Materials Scientists
$79,030
90
63 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$79,010
140
64 Chemical Engineers
$78,990
310
65 Information Security Analysts
$78,590
450
66 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$77,640
4,390
67 Construction Managers
$77,580
2,040
68 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$77,470
380
69 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$76,670
180
70 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$76,550
190
71 Mechanical Engineers
$76,450
3,500
72 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$76,370
80
73 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$76,310
220
74 Industrial Engineers
$76,300
2,030
75 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$75,400
1,130
76 Hydrologists
$75,370
60
77 Civil Engineers
$74,820
3,220
78 Postsecondary History Teachers
$74,330
220
79 Economists
$74,110
50
80 Statisticians
$73,960
160
81 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$73,560
930
82 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$73,420
120
83 Power Plant Operators
$72,760
370
84 Materials Engineers
$72,690
470
85 Financial Analysts
$72,690
1,670
86 General and Operations Managers
$72,600
26,450
87 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$72,490
140
88 Management Analysts
$72,220
5,270
89 Aerospace Engineers
$72,170
910
90 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$72,040
70
91 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$72,030
170
92 Budget Analysts
$71,810
390
93 Administrative Services Managers
$71,800
1,860
94 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$71,560
680
95 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$71,540
2,170
96 Logisticians
$71,530
1,960
97 Computer Systems Analysts
$71,420
3,640
98 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$71,260
60
99 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$71,240
510
100 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$71,180
510
101 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$70,970
310
102 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$70,680
550
103 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$70,580
410
104 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$70,220
3,430
105 Art Directors
$70,020
240
106 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$70,000
60
107 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$69,680
310
108 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$69,640
660
109 Dental Hygienists
$69,580
2,420
110 Operations Research Analysts
$69,510
680
111 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$69,340
130
112 Financial Examiners
$69,130
380
113 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$68,670
120
114 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$68,530
840
115 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$68,130
130
116 Speech-Language Pathologists
$67,970
1,040
117 Other Computer Occupations
$67,920
2,250
118 Other Biological Scientists
$67,660
230
119 Other Education Administrators
$67,520
150
120 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$66,970
1,180
121 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$66,320
0
122 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$66,030
360
123 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$65,720
90
124 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$65,710
170
125 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$65,460
140
126 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$65,190
270
127 Millwrights
$65,180
0
128 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$65,130
840
129 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$65,060
110
130 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$65,040
920
131 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$65,020
530
132 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$65,010
660
133 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$64,980
50
134 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$64,930
100
135 Emergency Management Directors
$64,230
230
136 Gas Plant Operators
$64,120
140
137 Audiologists
$64,030
160
138 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$63,790
60
139 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$63,790
70
140 Other Business Operations Specialists
$63,780
6,930
141 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$63,470
400
142 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$63,310
860
143 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$62,590
1,010
144 Chemists
$62,510
690
145 Technical Writers
$62,380
690
146 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$62,370
4,550
147 Accountants and Auditors
$62,320
9,810
148 All Other Special Education Teachers
$62,150
180
149 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$61,900
190
150 Funeral Service Managers
$61,900
80
151 Chemical Plant and System Operators
$61,890
70
152 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$61,590
1,950
153 Soil and Plant Scientists
$61,300
60
154 Surveyors
$61,280
540
155 Personal Financial Advisors
$61,200
1,230
156 Rail Car Repairers
$61,070
110
157 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$60,940
2,650
158 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$60,820
340
159 Other Financial Specialists
$60,760
1,190
160 Transportation Inspectors
$60,210
340
161 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$60,010
270
162 Registered Nurses
$59,720
19,550
163 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$59,530
160
164 Cost Estimators
$59,340
2,320
165 Conservation Scientists
$59,090
260
166 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas
$59,060
210
167 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$59,000
390
168 Broadcast News Analysts
$58,810
40
169 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$58,320
1,510
170 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$58,270
810
171 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$57,980
150
172 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$57,690
1,530
173 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$57,630
1,340
174 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$57,590
30
175 Chiropractors
$57,420
270
176 Postal Service Mail Carriers
$57,200
2,010
177 Urban and Regional Planners
$57,090
500
178 Respiratory Therapists
$56,960
850
179 Multimedia Artists and Animators
$56,840
150
180 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
$56,800
1,340
181 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$56,790
110
182 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
$56,620
14,230
183 Construction and Building Inspectors
$56,550
860
184 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$56,370
200
185 Other Plant and System Operators
$56,330
110
186 Compliance Officers
$56,300
2,290
187 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$56,230
30
188 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
$56,190
50
189 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$55,980
280
190 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$55,980
1,650
191 Avionics Technicians
$55,980
210
192 Roof Bolters, Mining
$55,940
90
193 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators
$55,610
250
194 Postal Service Clerks
$55,580
540
195 Computer Network Support Specialists
$55,350
1,550
196 Social and Community Service Managers
$55,220
1,030
197 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$55,190
220
198 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$55,180
110
199 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$55,180
740
200 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$55,080
7,190

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