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Highest-Paying Careers
These are the occupations with the highest median wages reported for 2018. You can view this list for any state by changing the location shown to the left.
We found 807 occupations in United States.
Rank Occupation 2018 Median wages Typical Education
Hourly Annual
1
Anesthesiologists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
2
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
3
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
4
Orthodontists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
5
Psychiatrists
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
6
Surgeons
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
7
Family and General Practitioners
$96.68
$201,100
Doctoral or professional degree
8
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
$96.58
$200,900
Doctoral or professional degree
9
Internists, General
$93.51
$194,500
Doctoral or professional degree
10
Chief Executives
$91.15
$189,600
Bachelor's degree
11
Prosthodontists
$84.88
$176,600
Doctoral or professional degree
12
Pediatricians, General
$82.00
$170,600
Doctoral or professional degree
13
Nurse Anesthetists
$80.75
$168,000
Master's degree
14
Dentists, General
$73.00
$151,800
Doctoral or professional degree
15
Dentists, All Other Specialists
$70.66
$147,000
Doctoral or professional degree
16
Computer and Information Systems Managers
$68.53
$142,500
Bachelor's degree
17
Architectural and Engineering Managers
$67.67
$140,800
Bachelor's degree
18
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
N/A
$140,300
Bachelor's degree
19
Petroleum Engineers
$65.95
$137,200
Bachelor's degree
20
Marketing Managers
$64.56
$134,300
Bachelor's degree
21
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$64.39
$133,900
Doctoral or professional degree
22
Podiatrists
$62.28
$129,500
Doctoral or professional degree
23
Financial Managers
$61.53
$128,000
Bachelor's degree
24
Pharmacists
$60.64
$126,100
Doctoral or professional degree
25
Air Traffic Controllers
$59.87
$124,500
Associate's degree
26
Sales Managers
$59.72
$124,200
Bachelor's degree
27
Natural Sciences Managers
$59.55
$123,900
Bachelor's degree
28
Compensation and Benefits Managers
$58.18
$121,000
Bachelor's degree
29
Physicists
$58.15
$121,000
Doctoral or professional degree
30
Lawyers
$58.13
$120,900
Doctoral or professional degree
31
Purchasing Managers
$57.18
$118,900
Bachelor's degree
32
Computer and Information Research Scientists
$56.91
$118,400
Master's degree
33
Political Scientists
$56.52
$117,600
Master's degree
34
Advertising and Promotions Managers
$56.31
$117,100
Bachelor's degree
35
Aerospace Engineers
$55.39
$115,200
Bachelor's degree
36
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$55.19
$114,800
Bachelor's degree
37
Computer Hardware Engineers
$55.10
$114,600
Bachelor's degree
38
Human Resources Managers
$54.47
$113,300
Bachelor's degree
39
Optometrists
$53.75
$111,800
Doctoral or professional degree
40
Training and Development Managers
$53.53
$111,300
Bachelor's degree
41
Law Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$111,100
Doctoral or professional degree
42
Software Developers, Systems Software
$52.89
$110,000
Bachelor's degree
43
Computer Network Architects
$52.41
$109,000
Bachelor's degree
44
Physician Assistants
$52.22
$108,600
Master's degree
45
Nuclear Engineers
$51.73
$107,600
Bachelor's degree
46
Managers, All Other
$51.67
$107,500
Bachelor's degree
47
Physical Scientists, All Other
$51.55
$107,200
Bachelor's degree
48
Nurse Practitioners
$51.46
$107,000
Master's degree
49
Astronomers
$50.81
$105,700
Doctoral or professional degree
50
Chemical Engineers
$50.44
$104,900
Bachelor's degree
51
Economists
$50.16
$104,300
Master's degree
52
Nurse Midwives
$49.89
$103,800
Master's degree
53
Software Developers, Applications
$49.82
$103,600
Bachelor's degree
54
Industrial Production Managers
$49.70
$103,400
Bachelor's degree
55
Actuaries
$49.46
$102,900
Bachelor's degree
56
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
$49.37
$102,700
Bachelor's degree
57
Mathematicians
$48.99
$101,900
Master's degree
58
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$101,700
Doctoral or professional degree
59
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$101,500
Doctoral or professional degree
60
Sales Engineers
$48.76
$101,400
Bachelor's degree
61
General and Operations Managers
$48.52
$100,900
Bachelor's degree
62
Psychologists, All Other
$48.45
$100,800
Master's degree
63
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$48.00
$99,800
Doctoral or professional degree
64
Materials Scientists
$47.98
$99,800
Bachelor's degree
65
Medical and Health Services Managers
$47.95
$99,700
Bachelor's degree
66
Information Security Analysts
$47.28
$98,300
Bachelor's degree
67
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$97,400
Doctoral or professional degree
68
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
$46.76
$97,300
Master's degree
69
Engineers, All Other
$46.62
$97,000
Bachelor's degree
70
Electrical Engineers
$46.46
$96,600
Bachelor's degree
71
Administrative Services Managers
$46.24
$96,200
Bachelor's degree
72
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School
N/A
$95,300
Master's degree
73
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$45.54
$94,700
High school diploma or equivalent
74
Education Administrators, Postsecondary
$45.36
$94,300
Master's degree
75
Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
$45.36
$94,300
High school diploma or equivalent
76
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$45.25
$94,100
Bachelor's degree
77
Veterinarians
$45.11
$93,800
Doctoral or professional degree
78
Construction Managers
$44.89
$93,400
Bachelor's degree
79
Biochemists and Biophysicists
$44.85
$93,300
Doctoral or professional degree
80
Art Directors
$44.60
$92,800
Bachelor's degree
81
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
$44.50
$92,600
Bachelor's degree
82
Materials Engineers
$44.42
$92,400
Bachelor's degree
83
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
$44.35
$92,200
Bachelor's degree
84
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers
$43.81
$91,100
Bachelor's degree
85
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$90,900
Doctoral or professional degree
86
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$90,800
Doctoral or professional degree
87
Computer Occupations, All Other
$43.40
$90,300
Bachelor's degree
88
Database Administrators
$43.31
$90,100
Bachelor's degree
89
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$42.85
$89,100
Bachelor's degree
90
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$42.80
$89,000
High school diploma or equivalent
91
Personal Financial Advisors
$42.73
$88,900
Bachelor's degree
92
Computer Systems Analysts
$42.66
$88,700
Bachelor's degree
93
Biomedical Engineers
$42.57
$88,500
Bachelor's degree
94
Physical Therapists
$42.27
$87,900
Doctoral or professional degree
95
Statisticians
$42.20
$87,800
Master's degree
96
Environmental Engineers
$42.13
$87,600
Bachelor's degree
97
Mechanical Engineers
$42.00
$87,400
Bachelor's degree
98
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$87,000
Doctoral or professional degree
99
Industrial Engineers
$41.84
$87,000
Bachelor's degree
100
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$86,900
Doctoral or professional degree
101
Civil Engineers
$41.65
$86,600
Bachelor's degree
102
Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$41.54
$86,400
High school diploma or equivalent
103
Financial Analysts
$41.18
$85,700
Bachelor's degree
104
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$40.77
$84,800
Doctoral or professional degree
105
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$84,600
Doctoral or professional degree
106
Computer Programmers
$40.52
$84,300
Bachelor's degree
107
Occupational Therapists
$40.51
$84,300
Master's degree
108
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$84,000
Doctoral or professional degree
109
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$83,900
Doctoral or professional degree
110
Management Analysts
$40.20
$83,600
Bachelor's degree
111
Operations Research Analysts
$40.09
$83,400
Bachelor's degree
112
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$83,400
Doctoral or professional degree
113
Education Administrators, All Other
$39.83
$82,800
Bachelor's degree
114
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$82,600
Doctoral or professional degree
115
Radiation Therapists
$39.58
$82,300
Associate's degree
116
Commercial Pilots
N/A
$82,200
High school diploma or equivalent
117
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$82,200
Doctoral or professional degree
118
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$39.45
$82,100
Bachelor's degree
119
Sociologists
$39.45
$82,100
Master's degree
120
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$39.38
$81,900
High school diploma or equivalent
121
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other
$39.11
$81,300
Bachelor's degree
122
Genetic Counselors
$38.64
$80,400
Master's degree
123
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$80,400
Doctoral or professional degree
124
Geographers
$38.60
$80,300
Bachelor's degree
125
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$38.56
$80,200
Postsecondary non-degree award
126
Financial Examiners
$38.55
$80,200
Bachelor's degree
127
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$79,900
Doctoral or professional degree
128
Elevator Installers and Repairers
$38.36
$79,800
High school diploma or equivalent
129
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
$38.31
$79,700
Bachelor's degree
130
Biological Scientists, All Other
$38.27
$79,600
Bachelor's degree
131
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$79,600
Doctoral or professional degree
132
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other
$38.26
$79,600
High school diploma or equivalent
133
Power Plant Operators
$38.27
$79,600
High school diploma or equivalent
134
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
$38.16
$79,400
Bachelor's degree
135
Hydrologists
$38.16
$79,400
Bachelor's degree
136
Funeral Service Managers
$38.07
$79,200
Associate's degree
137
Nuclear Technicians
$38.05
$79,100
Associate's degree
138
Life Scientists, All Other
$37.59
$78,200
Bachelor's degree
139
Speech-Language Pathologists
$37.26
$77,500
Master's degree
140
Agricultural Engineers
$37.07
$77,100
Bachelor's degree
141
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$37.01
$77,000
Doctoral or professional degree
142
Chemists
$36.97
$76,900
Bachelor's degree
143
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$36.93
$76,800
Associate's degree
144
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$76,700
Doctoral or professional degree
145
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
$36.70
$76,300
Postsecondary non-degree award
146
Budget Analysts
$36.65
$76,200
Bachelor's degree
147
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$36.52
$76,000
High school diploma or equivalent
148
Audiologists
$36.50
$75,900
Doctoral or professional degree
149
Dental Hygienists
$35.97
$74,800
Associate's degree
150
Gaming Managers
$35.91
$74,700
High school diploma or equivalent
151
History Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$74,600
Doctoral or professional degree
152
Logisticians
$35.86
$74,600
Bachelor's degree
153
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$74,400
Doctoral or professional degree
154
Emergency Management Directors
$35.78
$74,400
Bachelor's degree
155
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$74,100
Doctoral or professional degree
156
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other
$35.56
$74,000
Master's degree
157
Transit and Railroad Police
$35.59
$74,000
High school diploma or equivalent
158
Transportation Inspectors
$35.47
$73,800
High school diploma or equivalent
159
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$73,500
Doctoral or professional degree
160
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
$35.29
$73,400
High school diploma or equivalent
161
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$73,200
Doctoral or professional degree
162
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$35.11
$73,000
Bachelor's degree
163
Urban and Regional Planners
$35.12
$73,000
Master's degree
164
Fashion Designers
$34.96
$72,700
Bachelor's degree
165
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$34.86
$72,500
Associate's degree
166
Multimedia Artists and Animators
$34.87
$72,500
Bachelor's degree
167
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$71,900
Doctoral or professional degree
168
Technical Writers
$34.54
$71,800
Bachelor's degree
169
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$34.46
$71,700
Associate's degree
170
Microbiologists
$34.45
$71,700
Bachelor's degree
171
Producers and Directors
$34.46
$71,700
Bachelor's degree
172
Registered Nurses
$34.48
$71,700
Bachelor's degree
173
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$71,600
Doctoral or professional degree
174
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other
N/A
$71,600
Doctoral or professional degree
175
Credit Analysts
$34.38
$71,500
Bachelor's degree
176
Chiropractors
$34.33
$71,400
Doctoral or professional degree
177
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$71,400
Master's degree
178
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
$34.20
$71,100
Bachelor's degree
179
Gas Plant Operators
$34.17
$71,100
High school diploma or equivalent
180
Ship Engineers
$34.20
$71,100
Postsecondary non-degree award
181
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$34.09
$70,900
High school diploma or equivalent
182
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$34.07
$70,900
High school diploma or equivalent
183
Accountants and Auditors
$33.89
$70,500
Bachelor's degree
184
Business Operations Specialists, All Other
$33.91
$70,500
Bachelor's degree
185
Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$33.89
$70,500
High school diploma or equivalent
186
Financial Specialists, All Other
$33.79
$70,300
Bachelor's degree
187
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$70,000
Master's degree
188
Epidemiologists
$33.49
$69,700
Master's degree
189
Insurance Underwriters
$33.36
$69,400
Bachelor's degree
190
Web Developers
$33.38
$69,400
Associate's degree
191
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
$33.26
$69,200
Postsecondary non-degree award
192
Orthotists and Prosthetists
$33.23
$69,100
Master's degree
193
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$68,900
Doctoral or professional degree
194
Compliance Officers
$33.10
$68,800
Bachelor's degree
195
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$68,300
Doctoral or professional degree
196
Landscape Architects
$32.80
$68,200
Bachelor's degree
197
Subway and Streetcar Operators
$32.78
$68,200
High school diploma or equivalent
198
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$32.67
$68,000
High school diploma or equivalent
199
Labor Relations Specialists
$32.59
$67,800
Bachelor's degree
200
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$67,600
Doctoral or professional degree
201
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$32.22
$67,000
Associate's degree
202
Broadcast News Analysts
$32.15
$66,900
Bachelor's degree
203
Commercial and Industrial Designers
$32.01
$66,600
Bachelor's degree
204
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$66,600
Doctoral or professional degree
205
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$31.80
$66,100
High school diploma or equivalent
206
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$31.75
$66,000
Bachelor's degree
207
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$31.68
$65,900
High school diploma or equivalent
208
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
N/A
$65,700
Doctoral or professional degree
209
Artists and Related Workers, All Other
$31.44
$65,400
No formal educational credential
210
Food Scientists and Technologists
$31.39
$65,300
Bachelor's degree
211
Social and Community Service Managers
$31.41
$65,300
Bachelor's degree
212
Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
$31.35
$65,200
High school diploma or equivalent
213
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
$31.36
$65,200
High school diploma or equivalent
214
Education Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$64,800
Doctoral or professional degree
215
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
$30.98
$64,400
Bachelor's degree
216
Instructional Coordinators
$30.98
$64,400
Master's degree
217
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
$30.93
$64,300
Associate's degree
218
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
$30.89
$64,300
Postsecondary non-degree award
219
Avionics Technicians
$30.84
$64,100
Associate's degree
220
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
$30.83
$64,100
Bachelor's degree
221
Cost Estimators
$30.79
$64,000
Bachelor's degree
222
Soil and Plant Scientists
$30.74
$63,900
Bachelor's degree
223
Locomotive Firers
$30.69
$63,800
High school diploma or equivalent
224
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
$30.49
$63,400
Bachelor's degree
225
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
$30.45
$63,300
High school diploma or equivalent
226
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
$30.38
$63,200
Associate's degree
227
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$30.35
$63,100
Bachelor's degree
228
Social Workers, All Other
$30.35
$63,100
Bachelor's degree
229
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$30.29
$63,000
Bachelor's degree
230
Loan Officers
$30.31
$63,000
Bachelor's degree
231
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
$30.25
$62,900
Postsecondary non-degree award
232
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$30.26
$62,900
High school diploma or equivalent
233
Buyers and purchasing agents
$30.17
$62,800
Bachelor's degree
234
Computer Network Support Specialists
$30.18
$62,800
Associate's degree
235
Film and Video Editors
$30.12
$62,600
Bachelor's degree
236
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$62,600
Doctoral or professional degree
237
Surveyors
$30.09
$62,600
Bachelor's degree
238
Fire Inspectors and Investigators
$30.05
$62,500
Postsecondary non-degree award
239
Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
$30.06
$62,500
Postsecondary non-degree award
240
Anthropologists and Archeologists
$30.01
$62,400
Master's degree
241
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$29.94
$62,300
Bachelor's degree
242
Boilermakers
$29.88
$62,200
High school diploma or equivalent
243
Writers and Authors
$29.89
$62,200
Bachelor's degree
244
Chemical Plant and System Operators
$29.84
$62,100
High school diploma or equivalent
245
Locomotive Engineers
$29.86
$62,100
High school diploma or equivalent
246
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
N/A
$61,900
Doctoral or professional degree
247
Foresters
$29.53
$61,400
Bachelor's degree
248
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
$29.51
$61,400
High school diploma or equivalent
249
Conservation Scientists
$29.48
$61,300
Bachelor's degree
250
Historians
$29.40
$61,200
Master's degree
251
Human Resources Specialists
$29.27
$60,900
Bachelor's degree
252
Patternmakers, Wood
$29.30
$60,900
High school diploma or equivalent
253
Training and Development Specialists
$29.26
$60,900
Bachelor's degree
254
Designers, All Other
$29.12
$60,600
Bachelor's degree
255
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
N/A
$60,600
Bachelor's degree
256
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$29.02
$60,400
Bachelor's degree
257
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
$29.05
$60,400
High school diploma or equivalent
258
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
$29.06
$60,400
High school diploma or equivalent
259
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
N/A
$60,300
Bachelor's degree
260
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$29.01
$60,300
Postsecondary non-degree award
261
Respiratory Therapists
$28.98
$60,300
Associate's degree
262
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
N/A
$60,300
Bachelor's degree
263
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
N/A
$60,300
Bachelor's degree
264
Occupational Therapy Assistants
$28.95
$60,200
Associate's degree
265
Electrical and Electronics Drafters
$28.88
$60,100
Associate's degree
266
Public Relations Specialists
$28.85
$60,000
Bachelor's degree
267
Construction and Building Inspectors
$28.70
$59,700
High school diploma or equivalent
268
Editors
$28.60
$59,500
Bachelor's degree
269
Radiologic Technologists
$28.62
$59,500
Associate's degree
270
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School
N/A
$59,400
Bachelor's degree
271
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
$28.53
$59,300
High school diploma or equivalent
272
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
N/A
$59,200
Bachelor's degree
273
Librarians
$28.39
$59,100
Master's degree
274
Legal Support Workers, All Other
$28.33
$58,900
Associate's degree
275
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
$28.26
$58,800
High school diploma or equivalent
276
Pile-Driver Operators
$28.21
$58,700
High school diploma or equivalent
277
Roof Bolters, Mining
$28.20
$58,700
High school diploma or equivalent
278
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
N/A
$58,600
Bachelor's degree
279
Musicians and Singers
$28.15
$58,600
No formal educational credential
280
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
$28.13
$58,500
High school diploma or equivalent
281
Animal Scientists
$28.07
$58,400
Bachelor's degree
282
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
$28.05
$58,300
High school diploma or equivalent
283
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
$28.02
$58,300
High school diploma or equivalent
284
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
N/A
$58,200
Bachelor's degree
285
Forensic Science Technicians
$27.99
$58,200
Bachelor's degree
286
Real Estate Brokers
$27.99
$58,200
High school diploma or equivalent
287
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$27.94
$58,100
Postsecondary non-degree award
288
Physical Therapist Assistants
$27.91
$58,100
Associate's degree
289
Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$27.78
$57,800
Associate's degree
290
Fish and Game Wardens
$27.75
$57,700
Bachelor's degree
291
Survey Researchers
$27.74
$57,700
Master's degree
292
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$27.70
$57,600
High school diploma or equivalent
293
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
$27.53
$57,300
High school diploma or equivalent
294
Court Reporters
$27.48
$57,200
Postsecondary non-degree award
295
Miscellaneous mathematical science occupations
$27.50
$57,200
Bachelor's degree
296
Plant and System Operators, All Other
$27.45
$57,100
High school diploma or equivalent
297
Fundraisers
$27.38
$57,000
Bachelor's degree
298
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
$27.37
$56,900
High school diploma or equivalent
299
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$27.33
$56,800
Associate's degree
300
Special Education Teachers, All Other
N/A
$56,700
Bachelor's degree
301
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
$27.07
$56,300
Master's degree
302
Mine Shuttle Car Operators
$27.09
$56,300
No formal educational credential
303
Healthcare Social Workers
$27.02
$56,200
Master's degree
304
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$27.04
$56,200
Associate's degree
305
Rail Car Repairers
$27.03
$56,200
High school diploma or equivalent
306
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$26.96
$56,100
High school diploma or equivalent
307
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
$26.98
$56,100
High school diploma or equivalent
308
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$26.97
$56,100
Postsecondary non-degree award
309
Flight Attendants
N/A
$56,000
High school diploma or equivalent
310
Mechanical Drafters
$26.89
$55,900
Associate's degree
311
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
$26.83
$55,800
High school diploma or equivalent
312
Special Education Teachers, Preschool
N/A
$55,800
Bachelor's degree
313
First-line supervisors of transportation and material moving workers, except aircraft cargo handling supervisors
$26.73
$55,600
High school diploma or equivalent
314
Industrial Engineering Technicians
$26.66
$55,500
Associate's degree
315
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
N/A
$55,500
Bachelor's degree
316
Rail Transportation Workers, All Other
$26.64
$55,400
High school diploma or equivalent
317
Postal Service Clerks
$26.58
$55,300
High school diploma or equivalent
318
Electricians
$26.53
$55,200
High school diploma or equivalent
319
Postal Service Mail Carriers
$26.54
$55,200
High school diploma or equivalent
320
Millwrights
$26.47
$55,100
High school diploma or equivalent
321
Tapers
$26.48
$55,100
No formal educational credential
322
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$26.43
$55,000
Bachelor's degree
323
Architectural and Civil Drafters
$26.40
$54,900
Associate's degree
324
Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$26.39
$54,900
Associate's degree
325
Extraction Workers, All Other
$26.37
$54,800
High school diploma or equivalent
326
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
$26.24
$54,600
Bachelor's degree
327
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other
$26.26
$54,600
Postsecondary non-degree award
328
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
$26.23
$54,600
High school diploma or equivalent
329
Continuous Mining Machine Operators
$26.21
$54,500
No formal educational credential
330
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$26.17
$54,400
Bachelor's degree
331
Wind Turbine Service Technicians
$26.14
$54,400
Postsecondary non-degree award
332
Set and Exhibit Designers
$26.09
$54,300
Bachelor's degree
333
Food Service Managers
$26.08
$54,200
High school diploma or equivalent
334
Health Educators
$26.07
$54,200
Bachelor's degree
335
Crane and Tower Operators
$26.03
$54,100
High school diploma or equivalent
336
Structural Iron and Steel Workers
$25.95
$54,000
High school diploma or equivalent
337
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
$25.92
$53,900
High school diploma or equivalent
338
Curators
$25.86
$53,800
Master's degree
339
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
$25.86
$53,800
No formal educational credential
340
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
$25.79
$53,600
Bachelor's degree
341
Judicial Law Clerks
$25.74
$53,500
Doctoral or professional degree
342
Wellhead Pumpers
$25.72
$53,500
High school diploma or equivalent
343
Interior Designers
$25.66
$53,400
Bachelor's degree
344
Lodging Managers
$25.67
$53,400
High school diploma or equivalent
345
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$25.64
$53,300
High school diploma or equivalent
346
Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$25.62
$53,300
Associate's degree
347
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
$25.57
$53,200
Postsecondary non-degree award
348
Model Makers, Wood
$25.53
$53,100
High school diploma or equivalent
349
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
$25.54
$53,100
Bachelor's degree
350
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
$25.49
$53,000
Bachelor's degree
351
Hearing Aid Specialists
$25.37
$52,800
High school diploma or equivalent
352
Tool and Die Makers
$25.36
$52,700
Postsecondary non-degree award
353
Civil Engineering Technicians
$25.28
$52,600
Associate's degree
354
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
$25.31
$52,600
Associate's degree
355
Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
$25.30
$52,600
High school diploma or equivalent
356
Sound Engineering Technicians
$25.19
$52,400
Postsecondary non-degree award
357
Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians
$25.16
$52,300
Bachelor's degree
358
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
$25.16
$52,300
High school diploma or equivalent
359
Airfield Operations Specialists
$25.10
$52,200
High school diploma or equivalent
360
Archivists
$25.11
$52,200
Master's degree
361
Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
$25.09
$52,200
High school diploma or equivalent
362
Drafters, All Other
$24.93
$51,900
Associate's degree
363
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
$24.96
$51,900
High school diploma or equivalent
364
Advertising Sales Agents
$24.87
$51,700
High school diploma or equivalent
365
Mining Machine Operators, All Other
$24.76
$51,500
High school diploma or equivalent
366
Brokerage Clerks
$24.71
$51,400
High school diploma or equivalent
367
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining
$24.60
$51,200
No formal educational credential
368
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
$24.62
$51,200
Associate's degree
369
Computer User Support Specialists
$24.51
$51,000
Some college, no degree
370
Therapists, All Other
$24.51
$51,000
Bachelor's degree
371
Brickmasons and Blockmasons
$24.49
$50,900
High school diploma or equivalent
372
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
$24.49
$50,900
Associate's degree
373
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$24.41
$50,800
High school diploma or equivalent
374
Athletes and Sports Competitors
N/A
$50,700
No formal educational credential
375
Environmental Engineering Technicians
$24.31
$50,600
Associate's degree
376
Insurance Sales Agents
$24.33
$50,600
High school diploma or equivalent
377
Graphic Designers
$24.21
$50,400
Bachelor's degree
378
Riggers
$24.22
$50,400
High school diploma or equivalent
379
Bridge and Lock Tenders
$24.19
$50,300
High school diploma or equivalent
380
Motorboat Operators
$24.18
$50,300
Postsecondary non-degree award
381
Marriage and Family Therapists
$24.08
$50,100
Master's degree
382
Private Detectives and Investigators
$24.08
$50,100
High school diploma or equivalent
383
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
$23.97
$49,900
High school diploma or equivalent
384
Interpreters and Translators
$24.00
$49,900
Bachelor's degree
385
Farm and Home Management Advisors
$23.96
$49,800
Master's degree
386
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
$23.88
$49,700
Associate's degree
387
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
$23.85
$49,600
Bachelor's degree
388
Firefighters
$23.85
$49,600
Postsecondary non-degree award
389
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other
$23.87
$49,600
High school diploma or equivalent
390
Music Directors and Composers
$23.86
$49,600
Bachelor's degree
391
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
$23.74
$49,400
Bachelor's degree
392
First-line supervisors of gaming workers
$23.76
$49,400
High school diploma or equivalent
393
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$23.74
$49,400
Bachelor's degree
394
Exercise Physiologists
$23.69
$49,300
Bachelor's degree
395
Commercial Divers
$23.63
$49,200
Postsecondary non-degree award
396
Medical Equipment Repairers
$23.66
$49,200
Associate's degree
397
Clergy
$23.55
$49,000
Bachelor's degree
398
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
$23.45
$48,800
High school diploma or equivalent
399
Real Estate Sales Agents
$23.41
$48,700
High school diploma or equivalent
400
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
$23.37
$48,600
High school diploma or equivalent
401
Chefs and Head Cooks
$23.30
$48,500
High school diploma or equivalent
402
Sheet Metal Workers
$23.30
$48,500
High school diploma or equivalent
403
Media and Communication Workers, All Other
$23.24
$48,300
High school diploma or equivalent
404
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
$23.23
$48,300
High school diploma or equivalent
405
Statistical Assistants
$23.24
$48,300
Bachelor's degree
406
Chemical Technicians
$23.15
$48,200
Associate's degree
407
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
$23.18
$48,200
High school diploma or equivalent
408
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
$23.05
$47,900
Bachelor's degree
409
Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$23.03
$47,900
High school diploma or equivalent
410
Recreational Therapists
$23.01
$47,900
Bachelor's degree
411
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
$23.01
$47,900
No formal educational credential
412
Choreographers
$22.98
$47,800
High school diploma or equivalent
413
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
$22.98
$47,800
High school diploma or equivalent
414
Insulation Workers, Mechanical
$22.95
$47,700
High school diploma or equivalent
415
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
$22.89
$47,600
Postsecondary non-degree award
416
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
$22.88
$47,600
High school diploma or equivalent
417
Athletic Trainers
N/A
$47,500
Bachelor's degree
418
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
$22.76
$47,300
High school diploma or equivalent
419
Surgical Technologists
$22.74
$47,300
Postsecondary non-degree award
420
Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators
$22.68
$47,200
High school diploma or equivalent
421
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
$22.69
$47,200
High school diploma or equivalent
422
Maintenance Workers, Machinery
$22.63
$47,100
High school diploma or equivalent
423
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
$22.66
$47,100
High school diploma or equivalent
424
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
$22.57
$46,900
High school diploma or equivalent
425
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
$22.49
$46,800
High school diploma or equivalent
426
Carpenters
$22.40
$46,600
High school diploma or equivalent
427
Social Science Research Assistants
$22.42
$46,600
Bachelor's degree
428
Tire Builders
$22.42
$46,600
High school diploma or equivalent
429
Traffic Technicians
$22.39
$46,600
High school diploma or equivalent
430
Legal Secretaries
$22.29
$46,400
High school diploma or equivalent
431
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
$22.24
$46,300
Bachelor's degree
432
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
$22.20
$46,200
Associate's degree
433
Farm Labor Contractors
$22.19
$46,200
No formal educational credential
434
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
$22.23
$46,200
Postsecondary non-degree award
435
Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas
$22.17
$46,100
No formal educational credential
436
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
$22.12
$46,000
High school diploma or equivalent
437
Bailiffs
$22.00
$45,800
High school diploma or equivalent
438
Computer Operators
$22.04
$45,800
High school diploma or equivalent
439
Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic
$22.04
$45,800
High school diploma or equivalent
440
Hoist and Winch Operators
$21.87
$45,500
No formal educational credential
441
Dredge Operators
$21.76
$45,300
High school diploma or equivalent
442
Credit Counselors
$21.72
$45,200
Bachelor's degree
443
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
$21.66
$45,100
High school diploma or equivalent
444
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
$21.56
$44,800
Master's degree
445
Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$21.46
$44,600
Bachelor's degree
446
Biological Technicians
$21.39
$44,500
Bachelor's degree
447
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
$21.36
$44,400
High school diploma or equivalent
448
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
$21.34
$44,400
High school diploma or equivalent
449
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
$21.34
$44,400
High school diploma or equivalent
450
Surveying and Mapping Technicians
$21.34
$44,400
High school diploma or equivalent
451
Correctional Officers and Jailers
$21.31
$44,300
High school diploma or equivalent
452
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
$21.28
$44,300
High school diploma or equivalent
453
Embalmers
$21.27
$44,200
Associate's degree
454
Agricultural Inspectors
$21.22
$44,100
Bachelor's degree
455
Fallers
$21.19
$44,100
High school diploma or equivalent
456
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
$21.04
$43,800
Postsecondary non-degree award
457
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
$21.03
$43,700
No formal educational credential
458
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
$21.00
$43,700
Postsecondary non-degree award
459
Glaziers
$20.94
$43,600
High school diploma or equivalent
460
Machinists
$20.97
$43,600
High school diploma or equivalent
461
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
$20.95
$43,600
High school diploma or equivalent
462
Plasterers and Stucco Masons
$20.93
$43,500
No formal educational credential
463
Cargo and Freight Agents
$20.77
$43,200
High school diploma or equivalent
464
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
$20.67
$43,000
No formal educational credential
465
Museum Technicians and Conservators
$20.68
$43,000
Bachelor's degree
466
Desktop Publishers
$20.63
$42,900
Associate's degree
467
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other
$20.63
$42,900
Postsecondary non-degree award
468
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
$20.60
$42,800
High school diploma or equivalent
469
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
$20.56
$42,800
No formal educational credential
470
Automotive Body and Related Repairers
$20.55
$42,700
High school diploma or equivalent
471
Procurement Clerks
$20.51
$42,700
High school diploma or equivalent
472
Solar Photovoltaic Installers
$20.52
$42,700
High school diploma or equivalent
473
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other
$20.49
$42,600
Bachelor's degree
474
Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
$20.43
$42,500
High school diploma or equivalent
475
Painters, Transportation Equipment
$20.33
$42,300
High school diploma or equivalent
476
Radio Operators
$20.30
$42,200
High school diploma or equivalent
477
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity
$20.23
$42,100
High school diploma or equivalent
478
Counselors, All Other
$20.26
$42,100
Master's degree
479
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other
$20.23
$42,100
Bachelor's degree
480
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
$20.21
$42,000
High school diploma or equivalent
481
Tile and Marble Setters
$20.12
$41,800
No formal educational credential
482
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
$19.93
$41,500
High school diploma or equivalent
483
Transportation Security Screeners
$19.95
$41,500
High school diploma or equivalent
484
Massage Therapists
$19.92
$41,400
Postsecondary non-degree award
485
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
$19.89
$41,400
High school diploma or equivalent
486
Reporters and Correspondents
$19.84
$41,300
Bachelor's degree
487
Costume Attendants
$19.80
$41,200
High school diploma or equivalent
488
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
$19.82
$41,200
High school diploma or equivalent
489
Stonemasons
$19.82
$41,200
High school diploma or equivalent
490
Communications Equipment Operators, All Other
$19.74
$41,100
High school diploma or equivalent
491
Financial Clerks, All Other
$19.72
$41,000
High school diploma or equivalent
492
Information and Record Clerks, All Other
$19.69
$41,000
High school diploma or equivalent
493
Mechanical Door Repairers
$19.71
$41,000
High school diploma or equivalent
494
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
$19.65
$40,900
Associate's degree
495
Sailors and Marine Oilers
$19.66
$40,900
No formal educational credential
496
Directors, Religious Activities and Education
$19.62
$40,800
Bachelor's degree
497
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$19.62
$40,800
High school diploma or equivalent
498
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
$19.57
$40,700
Postsecondary non-degree award
499
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
$19.55
$40,700
High school diploma or equivalent
500
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
$19.53
$40,600
High school diploma or equivalent