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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Wichita, KS

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Wichita, KS (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 Wichita, KS are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Wichita, KS is psychiatrists with an average annual salary of $181,960. The second highest paying job is actuaries (average salary $100,480). The salary and the employment information in Wichita, KS is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Wichita, KS

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Psychiatrists
$181,960
40
2 Actuaries
$100,480
0
3 Optometrists
$98,140
100
4 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$89,120
230
5 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$87,980
100
6 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$83,220
60
7 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$80,130
30
8 Computer Hardware Engineers
$79,850
0
9 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$77,950
150
10 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$75,500
60
11 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$72,940
400
12 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$72,240
40
13 Statisticians
$68,910
0
14 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$68,300
40
15 Food Scientists and Technologists
$65,680
60
16 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$65,180
50
17 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$62,470
1,550
18 Other Education Administrators
$61,990
40
19 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$60,170
0
20 All Other Special Education Teachers
$59,440
70
21 Art Directors
$58,710
60
22 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$57,510
0
23 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$55,710
520
24 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$54,010
30
25 Radiation Therapists
$53,000
0
26 Airfield Operations Specialists
$52,380
30
27 Microbiologists
$52,120
0
28 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$50,840
880
29 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$49,500
40
30 Forensic Science Technicians
$49,410
40
31 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$48,700
30
32 Soil and Plant Scientists
$48,620
0
33 Curators
$48,430
40
34 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$46,880
40
35 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$46,640
90
36 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$46,630
600
37 Landscape Architects
$46,350
50
38 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$46,170
50
39 Multimedia Artists and Animators
$46,070
40
40 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
$45,580
660
41 Athletic Trainers
$45,540
50
42 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$45,150
50
43 Other Education, Training, and Library Workers
$44,340
190
44 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$44,120
40
45 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$43,790
50
46 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$43,500
50
47 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$42,500
80
48 Marriage and Family Therapists
$41,680
30
49 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
$41,550
70
50 Other Drafters
$41,260
40
51 Mechanical Door Repairers
$40,980
110
52 Forest and Conservation Workers
$40,630
0
53 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$39,660
40
54 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers
$38,960
100
55 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
$37,420
80
56 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$36,860
420
57 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators
$36,690
70
58 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$36,420
30
59 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
$36,200
30
60 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
$36,070
30
61 All Occupations
$34,900
296,330
62 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$34,830
50
63 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$34,700
240
64 Food Batchmakers
$34,400
150
65 Biological Technicians
$33,410
0
66 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$32,860
50
67 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$32,410
80
68 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
$32,360
80
69 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
$32,320
0
70 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders
$32,070
40
71 Hearing Aid Specialists
$31,020
0
72 Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers
$30,810
90
73 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$30,670
360
74 Furniture Finishers
$30,430
180
75 All other assemblers and fabricators
$30,430
2,950
76 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
$29,990
0
77 Other Transportation Workers
$28,640
90
78 Tour Guides and Escorts
$28,440
50
79 Other Extraction Workers
$28,250
0
80 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
$28,050
0
81 Etchers and Engravers
$28,040
30
82 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
$27,490
110
83 Psychiatric Technicians
$27,380
120
84 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
$27,220
60
85 Food Processing Workers, All Other
$27,150
30
86 Bicycle Repairers
$26,950
0
87 Telemarketers
$26,410
230
88 Orderlies
$25,780
50
89 Recreational Therapists
$25,480
70
90 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
$23,470
30
91 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
$23,380
90
92 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
$23,240
90
93 Other Personal Care and Service Workers
$21,480
0
94 Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons Helpers
$20,680
0
95 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$18,730
30
96 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
$18,420
30
97 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
$17,440
0

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