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Top 200 highest-paying jobs in Oregon

The top 200 highest-paying jobs in Oregon (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 Oregon are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Oregon is family and general practitioners with an average annual salary of $205,880. The second highest paying job is obstetricians and gynecologists (average salary $204,220). The salary and the employment information in Oregon is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2019 [1].

Table 1. Top 200 highest-paying jobs in Oregon (2018 survey)

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Family and General Practitioners
$205,880
1,120
2 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$204,220
230
3 General Internists
$201,080
410
4 Other Physicians and Surgeons
$199,960
5,650
5 General Pediatricians
$186,610
510
6 Nurse Anesthetists
$184,300
320
7 Psychiatrists
$182,230
300
8 General Dentists
$179,490
1,980
9 Chief Executives
$160,090
1,390
10 Orthodontists
$154,820
0
11 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$137,740
340
12 Pharmacists
$137,620
4,360
13 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$129,510
3,580
14 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$123,960
5,370
15 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$122,630
3,660
16 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$116,770
230
17 Physician Assistants
$113,950
1,530
18 Sales Managers
$112,250
5,840
19 Computer Hardware Engineers
$111,460
1,270
20 Other Specialists Dentists
$110,980
30
21 Nurse Practitioners
$110,770
2,030
22 Marketing Managers
$109,990
4,500
23 Nurse Midwives
$109,740
190
24 Financial Managers
$109,460
7,830
25 Computer Network Architects
$107,730
1,000
26 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$107,690
3,520
27 Lawyers
$107,560
6,320
28 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$106,430
140
29 Radiation Therapists
$106,370
170
30 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$105,980
90
31 Systems Software Developers
$105,870
2,560
32 Medical and Health Services Managers
$105,690
4,680
33 Natural Sciences Managers
$104,160
1,250
34 Training and Development Managers
$104,090
300
35 Podiatrists
$103,790
50
36 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$103,370
130
37 Applications Software Developers
$100,080
15,610
38 Sales Engineers
$99,580
730
39 Optometrists
$98,920
490
40 Purchasing Managers
$98,800
1,230
41 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$98,330
1,170
42 Materials Scientists
$97,750
110
43 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$97,330
430
44 Other Psychologists
$97,240
170
45 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$97,220
300
46 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$97,100
330
47 Human Resources Managers
$97,030
2,290
48 Art Directors
$96,660
960
49 Aerospace Engineers
$96,380
170
50 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$96,170
80
51 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$95,830
180
52 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$94,730
970
53 Information Security Analysts
$94,520
820
54 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$93,720
320
55 Database Administrators
$93,310
1,340
56 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$93,290
150
57 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$93,160
1,620
58 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$92,950
160
59 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$92,610
560
60 Construction Managers
$92,100
5,590
61 Air Traffic Controllers
$92,030
190
62 Actuaries
$91,940
200
63 Chemical Engineers
$91,740
370
64 Environmental Engineers
$91,660
760
65 Registered Nurses
$91,220
36,020
66 Mechanical Insulation Workers
$91,020
300
67 Occupational Therapists
$90,570
1,360
68 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$90,220
280
69 Industrial Production Managers
$90,070
2,840
70 Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$90,040
130
71 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$89,860
230
72 Administrative Services Managers
$89,490
4,130
73 All Other Managers
$89,200
7,850
74 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$89,150
1,040
75 Electrical Engineers
$88,880
2,550
76 Materials Engineers
$88,730
550
77 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$88,700
160
78 Industrial Engineers
$88,640
3,970
79 Computer Systems Analysts
$88,630
5,660
80 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$88,360
980
81 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$88,350
110
82 Economists
$88,330
220
83 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$88,260
310
84 Labor Relations Specialists
$88,000
1,130
85 Physicists
$87,930
40
86 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$87,540
160
87 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$87,530
1,080
88 Engineers, All Other
$87,070
2,760
89 Veterinarians
$87,020
1,460
90 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$86,920
310
91 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$86,520
5,480
92 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$86,330
1,330
93 Dental Hygienists
$86,160
3,630
94 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$85,900
470
95 Civil Engineers
$85,860
4,080
96 Physical Therapists
$85,480
2,850
97 General and Operations Managers
$85,290
32,960
98 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$85,280
140
99 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$85,260
2,230
100 Audiologists
$85,040
180
101 Speech-Language Pathologists
$84,790
1,490
102 Financial Analysts
$84,300
2,390
103 All Other Special Education Teachers
$83,120
1,240
104 Biomedical Engineers
$83,090
200
105 Mechanical Engineers
$82,680
4,090
106 Power Plant Operators
$82,500
250
107 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$81,720
410
108 Middle School Special Education Teachers
$81,280
590
109 Computer Programmers
$81,260
2,570
110 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$81,170
200
111 Urban and Regional Planners
$81,130
910
112 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$80,510
3,980
113 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$80,420
700
114 Operations Research Analysts
$80,330
1,250
115 Environmental Science Teachers
$79,670
80
116 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
$79,600
780
117 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$79,310
110
118 Genetic Counselors
$79,250
40
119 Postsecondary History Teachers
$79,010
270
120 Personal Financial Advisors
$78,920
2,050
121 Other Physical Scientists
$78,890
280
122 Emergency Management Directors
$78,840
90
123 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$78,810
700
124 Management Analysts
$78,760
7,560
125 Hydrologists
$78,760
290
126 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$78,370
90
127 Other Postsecondary Social Sciences Teachers
$78,240
250
128 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$77,980
760
129 Other Computer Occupations
$77,540
6,000
130 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$77,330
950
131 Biochemists and Biophysicists
$77,310
80
132 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$77,160
640
133 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$77,140
2,940
134 Statisticians
$76,940
610
135 Instructional Coordinators
$76,800
1,230
136 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$76,310
170
137 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$76,250
60
138 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$76,220
290
139 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$76,110
100
140 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
$75,830
1,360
141 Geographers
$75,800
30
142 Gaming Managers
$75,690
60
143 Gas Plant Operators
$75,570
70
144 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$75,510
260
145 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$75,510
660
146 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$75,190
1,910
147 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$75,180
750
148 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$75,150
50
149 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$74,790
6,300
150 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$74,140
40
151 Budget Analysts
$74,060
670
152 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$74,030
1,180
153 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$73,860
450
154 Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$73,810
140
155 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$73,390
70
156 Radiologic Technologists
$73,220
2,110
157 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
$73,120
5,770
158 Traffic Technicians
$72,880
70
159 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$72,860
390
160 Mining and Geological Engineers
$72,820
0
161 Construction and Building Inspectors
$72,750
1,310
162 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$72,320
330
163 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$72,040
220
164 Ship Engineers
$71,950
90
165 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
$71,910
10,390
166 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$71,670
5,390
167 Conservation Scientists
$71,640
670
168 Epidemiologists
$71,640
40
169 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$71,640
430
170 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
$71,500
1,050
171 Tapers
$71,460
440
172 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$71,390
1,720
173 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$71,260
950
174 Insurance Underwriters
$71,220
760
175 Pile-Driver Operators
$71,210
50
176 Electricians
$70,970
8,800
177 Flight Attendants
$70,850
990
178 Fallers
$70,560
570
179 Credit Analysts
$70,450
770
180 Soil and Plant Scientists
$70,430
590
181 Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations
$70,380
80
182 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$70,180
6,470
183 Logisticians
$70,100
2,100
184 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$69,950
1,130
185 Chemists
$69,930
620
186 Healthcare Social Workers
$69,720
1,600
187 Respiratory Therapists
$69,700
1,320
188 Other Financial Specialists
$69,580
1,880
189 Crane and Tower Operators
$69,560
810
190 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$69,530
130
191 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$69,430
350
192 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$69,370
920
193 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$69,310
580
194 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
$69,200
290
195 Farm and Home Management Advisors
$69,060
250
196 Rail Car Repairers
$68,990
300
197 Cost Estimators
$68,590
2,980
198 Foresters
$68,260
580
199 Compliance Officers
$68,250
2,860
200 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$68,080
100

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