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Top 100 highest-paying jobs in Pittsburgh, PA

The top 100 highest-paying jobs in Pittsburgh, PA (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 Pittsburgh, PA are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Pittsburgh, PA is chief executive with an average annual salary of $204,490. The second highest paying job is financial manager (average salary $139,810). The salary and the employment information in Pittsburgh, PA is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2019 [1].

Table 1. Top 100 highest-paying jobs in Pittsburgh, PA (2018 survey)

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$204,490
1,350
2 Financial Managers
$139,810
3,560
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$136,990
1,960
4 Marketing Managers
$136,720
1,450
5 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$136,670
3,250
6 Sales Managers
$129,490
1,610
7 Purchasing Managers
$122,290
410
8 Petroleum Engineers
$115,690
450
9 Nuclear Engineers
$113,120
320
10 All Other Managers
$112,590
1,990
11 General and Operations Managers
$112,150
16,500
12 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$111,460
410
13 Training and Development Managers
$110,730
200
14 Human Resources Managers
$109,490
980
15 Funeral Service Managers
$108,200
220
16 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$107,160
480
17 Personal Financial Advisors
$106,620
1,750
18 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$104,800
50
19 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$104,320
70
20 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$104,020
1,430
21 Actuaries
$100,750
210
22 Industrial Production Managers
$100,260
1,000
23 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$99,970
80
24 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$98,470
280
25 Computer Hardware Engineers
$98,170
240
26 Information Security Analysts
$97,130
760
27 Engineers, All Other
$96,960
1,130
28 Computer Network Architects
$96,070
1,990
29 Electrical Engineers
$95,990
2,210
30 Administrative Services Managers
$95,470
1,330
31 Systems Software Developers
$94,930
2,440
32 Chemical Engineers
$94,210
330
33 Mining and Geological Engineers
$92,850
160
34 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$90,230
880
35 Biomedical Engineers
$90,140
410
36 Credit Analysts
$88,310
640
37 Applications Software Developers
$86,790
8,620
38 Computer Systems Analysts
$86,630
6,890
39 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$86,400
910
40 Financial Examiners
$86,260
610
41 Environmental Engineers
$85,860
910
42 Mechanical Engineers
$85,250
3,760
43 Medical and Health Services Managers
$84,740
3,840
44 Construction Managers
$84,620
2,720
45 Materials Engineers
$83,060
410
46 Financial Analysts
$82,430
2,600
47 Civil Engineers
$82,180
3,350
48 Industrial Engineers
$79,880
1,810
49 Other Education Administrators
$78,180
160
50 Logisticians
$77,420
1,170
51 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$77,350
140
52 Database Administrators
$77,260
940
53 Management Analysts
$76,220
6,330
54 Computer Programmers
$75,680
1,830
55 Operations Research Analysts
$75,310
1,070
56 Web Developers
$73,830
1,000
57 Other Computer Occupations
$73,810
3,650
58 Other Business Operations Specialists
$72,420
3,370
59 Insurance Underwriters
$71,810
550
60 Emergency Management Directors
$71,320
50
61 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$70,350
2,920
62 Other Financial Specialists
$69,950
620
63 Cost Estimators
$67,290
1,990
64 Statisticians
$66,410
700
65 Compliance Officers
$65,890
2,290
66 Accountants and Auditors
$65,750
11,690
67 Lodging Managers
$64,970
190
68 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$64,610
1,000
69 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$63,390
590
70 Social and Community Service Managers
$62,060
1,520
71 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$61,830
5,230
72 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$61,670
70
73 Budget Analysts
$61,480
220
74 Food Service Managers
$61,460
1,330
75 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$59,210
3,010
76 Human Resources Specialists
$59,090
4,460
77 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$59,020
1,870
78 Landscape Architects
$58,940
40
79 Loan Officers
$58,710
2,210
80 Training and Development Specialists
$58,630
1,730
81 Labor Relations Specialists
$56,810
870
82 Fundraisers
$56,780
790
83 Computer Network Support Specialists
$56,680
1,410
84 Surveyors
$54,830
470
85 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$54,120
210
86 Architectural and Civil Drafters
$53,960
890
87 Legislators
$53,380
400
88 Property, Real Estate Managers
$51,180
1,030
89 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$50,170
40
90 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$47,540
710
91 Computer User Support Specialists
$47,320
4,590
92 Credit Counselors
$43,000
280
93 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$39,600
560
94 All Occupations
$38,980
1,145,060
95 Tax Preparers
$33,450
410
96 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$19,930
400

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