These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Brownsville, TX For 2018

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
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Ever wonder who gets paid the most? Or how much your dentist makes for all the pain they put you through?

We had that same burning desire to know more about the highest paid professions in the Brownsville area. And if you can’t tell by that sentence, we’re a bit of what you’d call data nerds.

We decided to go directly to the source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics.

After scrounging through the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we discovered that Internists, General are the highest paid people in Brownsville.

Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Brownsville:

  1. Internists, General
  2. Pediatricians, General
  3. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  4. Family and General Practitioners
  5. Chief Executives
  6. Pharmacists
  7. Sales Managers
  8. Physician Assistants
  9. Lawyers
  10. Physical Therapists

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 11 on the list of highest paid professions in Brownsville. So the next time you sit there while they drill you can dwell on the fact that they are getting extremely well paid for it.

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Brownsville and Texas job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Brownsville For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 272 job classifications in Brownsville in order to identify those that get paid the most.

Pretty straightforward and easy to do when the government does your job for you 🙂

We used the most recently released BLS data for this analysis which came out on March 30, 2018.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Brownsville

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Internists, General $244,880 $145,170 90
2 Pediatricians, General $236,950 $127,250 90
3 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $184,160 $51,910 300
4 Family and General Practitioners $168,090 $111,940 190
5 Chief Executives $147,790 $73,000 50
6 Pharmacists $142,360 $123,920 260
7 Sales Managers $138,370 $69,950 70
8 Physician Assistants $133,580 $94,690 140
9 Lawyers $126,570 $58,220 260
10 Physical Therapists $124,700 $74,050 120
11 Nurse Practitioners $112,440 $84,170 200
12 Financial Managers $104,670 $37,220 100
13 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $102,490 $53,460 40
14 Occupational Therapists $100,800 $61,980 100
15 Managers, All Other $95,330 $83,460 220
16 General and Operations Managers $94,960 $38,770 1,300
17 Construction Managers $93,720 $37,470 70
18 Medical and Health Services Managers $93,440 $52,900 200
19 Physical Therapist Assistants $90,300 $57,650 40
20 Software Developers, Applications $90,160 $66,240 50
21 Speech-Language Pathologists $86,610 $41,500 160
22 Industrial Production Managers $86,100 $39,160 50
23 Civil Engineers $85,220 $50,370 80
24 Nurse Anesthetists $83,010 $28,990 350
25 Human Resources Managers $80,980 $45,010 30
26 Computer Occupations, All Other $79,710 $62,560 30
27 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $79,360 $55,040 30
28 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $77,770 $50,020 830
29 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $77,390 $45,200 60
30 Industrial Engineers $76,020 $52,630 50
31 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $75,400 $27,900 80
32 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $74,610 $17,230 40
33 Administrative Services Managers $74,560 $37,070 150
34 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $72,160 $36,370 130
35 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $71,650 $19,860 660
36 Compliance Officers $71,570 $44,850 830
37 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $71,440 $53,500 430
38 Dietitians and Nutritionists $69,230 $43,170 50
39 Registered Nurses $68,550 $46,420 2,360
40 Computer Systems Analysts $67,460 $43,560 70
41 Management Analysts $67,420 $34,460 40
42 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $67,300 $33,030 60
43 Food Service Managers $66,580 $34,850 100
44 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $66,100 $50,630 50
45 Instructional Coordinators $62,930 $40,390 150
46 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $62,360 $37,990 230
47 Firefighters $60,690 $39,750 370
48 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $59,740 $26,440 40
49 Accountants and Auditors $59,260 $33,680 540
50 Dental Hygienists $58,880 $43,830 90
51 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $58,280 $33,570 110
52 Counselors, All Other $57,990 $41,510 80
53 Database Administrators $57,090 $30,360 30
54 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other $56,940 $19,730 70
55 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers $56,300 $34,890 100
56 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $56,030 $36,790 440
57 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $55,170 $23,790 230
58 Respiratory Therapists $55,160 $37,190 230
59 Social and Community Service Managers $55,070 $29,570 60
60 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $54,790 $35,540 30
61 Computer Programmers $54,580 $36,860 60
62 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $54,350 $28,250 320
63 Librarians $53,900 $41,100 160
64 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $53,430 $35,320 50
65 Surgical Technologists $53,130 $33,600 140
66 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $52,860 $30,930 80
67 Financial Specialists, All Other $52,040 $39,570 50
68 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $51,710 $21,390 60
69 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $51,650 $25,180 290
70 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School $51,190 $41,800 40
71 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $51,070 $40,670 2,040
72 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $51,010 $41,040 220
73 Cargo and Freight Agents $50,860 $18,410 70
74 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $50,860 $41,100 1,550
75 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $50,610 $30,960 1,000
76 Postal Service Mail Carriers $50,470 $34,640 240
77 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $49,900 $24,350 150
78 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers $49,670 $25,870 1,230
79 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $49,660 $40,740 260
80 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $49,650 $32,050 240
81 Cost Estimators $49,490 $31,920 70
82 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $48,980 $40,800 2,360
83 Postal Service Clerks $48,930 $32,520 40
84 Lodging Managers $48,540 $16,960 40
85 Real Estate Sales Agents $48,330 $26,260 40
86 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $48,040 $40,580 130
87 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $47,590 $40,170 230
88 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors $46,930 $31,730 40
89 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $46,660 $19,730 80
90 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education $46,530 $39,590 310
91 Radiologic Technologists $46,390 $22,400 190
92 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $45,950 $18,270 180
93 Healthcare Social Workers $45,270 $24,350 230
94 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants $44,830 $27,990 330
95 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses $44,190 $33,250 1,000
96 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education $44,170 $24,390 260
97 Human Resources Specialists $43,930 $23,650 310
98 Construction and Building Inspectors $43,720 $26,040 80
99 Editors $43,650 $31,990 30
100 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand $42,840 $23,170 170