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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Washington

The top 200 highest paying jobs in Washington (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 Washington are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Washington is general pediatricians with an average annual salary of $204,930. The second highest paying job is psychiatrists (average salary $201,720). The salary and the employment information in Washington is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Washington

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 General Pediatricians
$204,930
180
2 Psychiatrists
$201,720
280
3 General Internists
$184,480
360
4 Nurse Anesthetists
$183,740
570
5 Other Specialists Dentists
$183,650
130
6 Family and General Practitioners
$182,140
1,620
7 Chief Executives
$177,000
5,910
8 Orthodontists
$174,480
0
9 General Dentists
$165,420
2,290
10 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$145,690
4,460
11 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$142,240
3,410
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$140,620
11,790
13 Petroleum Engineers
$135,480
160
14 Marketing Managers
$134,930
5,830
15 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$129,620
990
16 Applications Software Developers
$126,140
49,010
17 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$126,040
1,050
18 Purchasing Managers
$125,880
2,010
19 Sales Engineers
$125,650
1,300
20 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$125,200
380
21 Natural Sciences Managers
$124,350
1,840
22 Pharmacists
$124,350
5,900
23 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$121,070
640
24 Computer Programmers
$119,410
10,280
25 Mathematicians
$119,160
140
26 Financial Managers
$114,740
12,680
27 Systems Software Developers
$114,100
13,960
28 Physician Assistants
$113,140
2,330
29 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$113,050
3,560
30 Sales Managers
$112,340
7,390
31 Optometrists
$112,160
660
32 Human Resources Managers
$112,050
3,360
33 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$111,550
4,790
34 Lawyers
$111,170
10,760
35 Training and Development Managers
$111,040
680
36 All Other Managers
$110,620
9,200
37 Industrial Production Managers
$110,260
2,500
38 Aerospace Engineers
$107,440
8,620
39 Actuaries
$107,240
350
40 Nurse Practitioners
$107,170
2,660
41 Computer Hardware Engineers
$106,630
1,810
42 Medical and Health Services Managers
$106,310
5,890
43 Podiatrists
$104,540
90
44 Electrical Engineers
$103,260
5,540
45 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$102,850
2,190
46 Industrial Engineers
$101,760
7,680
47 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$101,510
380
48 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$101,430
80
49 Chemical Engineers
$101,390
450
50 General and Operations Managers
$101,140
43,760
51 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$100,870
2,100
52 Information Security Analysts
$100,870
1,890
53 Other Physical Scientists
$100,290
310
54 Physicists
$99,310
460
55 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$98,250
2,390
56 Art Directors
$97,350
770
57 Administrative Services Managers
$97,300
4,890
58 Nurse Midwives
$97,110
90
59 Radiation Therapists
$96,490
470
60 Nuclear Engineers
$96,320
1,420
61 Other Psychologists
$96,310
390
62 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$96,110
170
63 Management Analysts
$95,990
17,110
64 Database Administrators
$95,820
2,070
65 Engineers, All Other
$95,650
3,530
66 Environmental Engineers
$95,350
1,560
67 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$94,810
2,230
68 Transportation Inspectors
$94,580
680
69 Mining and Geological Engineers
$94,090
100
70 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$93,800
260
71 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$93,250
160
72 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
$93,180
390
73 Construction Managers
$93,000
6,950
74 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$92,900
520
75 Dental Hygienists
$92,340
5,800
76 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$91,210
380
77 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$91,010
1,780
78 Computer Network Architects
$90,730
6,180
79 Computer Systems Analysts
$90,450
18,130
80 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$90,330
770
81 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$90,290
320
82 Power Plant Operators
$90,150
420
83 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$89,290
230
84 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$88,600
2,120
85 Mechanical Engineers
$88,570
7,750
86 Agricultural Engineers
$88,140
90
87 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$87,800
4,660
88 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$87,610
1,440
89 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$87,570
180
90 Economists
$87,160
310
91 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$87,060
2,120
92 Statisticians
$86,670
1,040
93 Operations Research Analysts
$86,350
3,060
94 Civil Engineers
$86,340
11,270
95 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$86,160
9,080
96 Financial Examiners
$85,720
410
97 Pile-Driver Operators
$85,240
140
98 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$85,200
270
99 Physical Therapists
$85,150
4,550
100 Veterinarians
$84,820
1,580
101 Audiologists
$83,960
420
102 Web Developers
$83,820
4,810
103 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$83,820
630
104 Materials Scientists
$82,980
350
105 Emergency Management Directors
$82,950
150
106 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$82,800
2,160
107 Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$82,410
970
108 Geographers
$82,350
30
109 Hydrologists
$82,170
370
110 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
$82,070
110
111 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$81,830
940
112 Epidemiologists
$81,750
270
113 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$81,700
2,250
114 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$81,460
1,270
115 Commercial Pilots
$81,440
1,180
116 Other Computer Occupations
$80,990
8,080
117 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$80,660
50
118 Ship Engineers
$80,660
810
119 Personal Financial Advisors
$80,010
3,890
120 Environmental Science Teachers
$79,950
150
121 Occupational Therapists
$79,820
2,630
122 Commercial Divers
$79,820
230
123 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$79,620
1,180
124 Political Scientists
$79,510
100
125 Industrial Engineering Technicians
$79,390
2,330
126 Genetic Counselors
$79,150
50
127 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$79,130
1,070
128 Registered Nurses
$78,440
55,350
129 Compliance Officers
$78,190
7,950
130 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$78,120
420
131 Logisticians
$78,070
5,920
132 Technical Writers
$77,720
1,190
133 Surveyors
$77,650
850
134 Urban and Regional Planners
$77,180
2,070
135 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$77,030
9,210
136 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$76,460
2,160
137 Credit Analysts
$76,400
900
138 Multimedia Artists and Animators
$76,260
1,800
139 Other Engineering Technicians
$76,020
2,170
140 Chemists
$75,930
1,590
141 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$75,630
400
142 Other Designers
$75,620
230
143 Mechanical Drafters
$75,440
2,250
144 Financial Analysts
$75,370
5,740
145 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$75,180
90
146 Other Biological Scientists
$75,170
1,180
147 Gas Plant Operators
$75,120
70
148 Landscape Architects
$74,640
750
149 Biomedical Engineers
$74,570
300
150 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$74,460
130
151 Insurance Underwriters
$74,110
1,970
152 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$74,100
400
153 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$73,830
11,450
154 Sound Engineering Technicians
$73,740
330
155 Labor Relations Specialists
$73,710
2,040
156 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$73,420
3,520
157 Avionics Technicians
$73,390
1,140
158 Construction and Building Inspectors
$73,050
2,930
159 Speech-Language Pathologists
$72,940
2,850
160 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$72,720
300
161 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$72,660
4,890
162 Firefighters
$72,500
8,090
163 Other Life Scientists
$72,290
200
164 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$72,200
330
165 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
$72,140
3,540
166 Other Business Operations Specialists
$71,920
32,530
167 Soil and Plant Scientists
$71,800
520
168 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$71,750
3,910
169 Budget Analysts
$71,740
1,310
170 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$71,690
1,090
171 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$71,660
890
172 Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$71,610
110
173 Other Financial Specialists
$71,580
3,430
174 Cost Estimators
$70,980
5,900
175 Food Scientists and Technologists
$70,560
140
176 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
$70,530
990
177 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$70,510
310
178 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$70,340
4,430
179 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$70,090
10,490
180 Property, Real Estate Managers
$69,970
2,460
181 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
$69,540
3,380
182 Crane and Tower Operators
$69,510
1,250
183 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$69,510
16,230
184 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$69,440
1,750
185 Microbiologists
$69,190
290
186 Other Social Workers
$69,160
750
187 Other Therapists
$68,950
60
188 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$68,910
3,340
189 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$68,880
170
190 Librarians
$68,750
3,130
191 Sociologists
$68,700
80
192 Respiratory Therapists
$68,640
2,230
193 Gaming Managers
$68,590
170
194 Funeral Service Managers
$68,440
40
195 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$68,430
1,720
196 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$68,380
320
197 Anthropologists and Archeologists
$68,210
220
198 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$67,980
11,780
199 Fish and Game Wardens
$67,810
110
200 Computer Network Support Specialists
$67,520
3,990

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