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

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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 College Station 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 Dentists, General are the highest paid people in College Station.

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

  1. Dentists, General
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
  5. Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
  6. Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary
  7. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  8. Financial Managers
  9. Lawyers
  10. Medical and Health Services Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 1 on the list of highest paid professions in College Station. 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 College Station and Texas job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in College Station For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 302 job classifications in College Station 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 College Station

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Dentists, General $204,220 $75,210 50
2 Chief Executives $183,630 $92,690 40
3 Family and General Practitioners $182,990 $84,650 100
4 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $162,530 $83,520 60
5 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $159,280 $96,520 60
6 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $155,030 $89,940 430
7 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $152,810 $91,120 150
8 Financial Managers $136,330 $62,130 90
9 Lawyers $135,860 $64,890 170
10 Medical and Health Services Managers $130,610 $64,510 170
11 Petroleum Engineers $129,280 $45,190 110
12 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $129,200 $46,500 100
13 Pharmacists $127,570 $106,640 160
14 Computer and Information Systems Managers $125,670 $79,670 60
15 Natural Sciences Managers $123,600 $77,210 40
16 Sales Managers $116,540 $58,650 80
17 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $116,290 $65,190 690
18 Human Resources Managers $115,950 $78,740 30
19 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $114,150 $50,380 220
20 General and Operations Managers $113,340 $36,150 1,210
21 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $111,380 $33,440 120
22 Urban and Regional Planners $109,800 $67,780 50
23 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $109,060 $43,690 200
24 Occupational Therapists $104,950 $47,670 40
25 Physical Therapists $102,180 $62,880 50
26 Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary $100,530 $50,060 150
27 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $99,130 $44,880 180
28 Industrial Production Managers $98,890 $57,700 40
29 Administrative Services Managers $96,050 $53,200 230
30 Industrial Engineers $95,820 $46,740 40
31 Computer Systems Analysts $93,580 $48,500 260
32 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $92,770 $53,100 130
33 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $92,130 $56,250 30
34 Construction Managers $91,460 $29,230 150
35 Civil Engineers $90,440 $45,160 290
36 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $90,050 $37,090 130
37 Information Security Analysts $87,610 $54,790 40
38 Computer Network Architects $87,490 $54,220 50
39 Financial Analysts $82,570 $46,770 30
40 Management Analysts $81,530 $22,920 70
41 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $81,230 $19,850 230
42 Software Developers, Systems Software $79,820 $45,360 100
43 Database Administrators $77,420 $47,990 60
44 Mechanical Engineers $76,530 $41,580 90
45 Software Developers, Applications $75,870 $49,990 320
46 Loan Officers $75,240 $27,870 140
47 Speech-Language Pathologists $75,070 $41,100 40
48 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $74,690 $40,620 110
49 Logisticians $73,930 $45,330 40
50 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $73,810 $54,290 190
51 Electrical Engineers $73,110 $35,380 70
52 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $72,970 $43,210 60
53 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $72,800 $35,430 40
54 Engineers, All Other $72,520 $40,280 140
55 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $71,860 $37,290 110
56 Chemical Engineers $71,530 $41,670 90
57 Physical Therapist Assistants $71,390 $40,800 50
58 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $69,400 $43,520 300
59 Dental Hygienists $68,230 $46,540 90
60 Microbiologists $67,590 $35,970 60
61 Human Resources Specialists $66,380 $34,260 240
62 Training and Development Specialists $65,320 $42,740 360
63 Public Relations Specialists $65,170 $34,560 260
64 Surveyors $65,060 $33,860 50
65 Registered Nurses $64,980 $52,930 2,110
66 Fundraisers $63,960 $35,980 90
67 Compliance Officers $63,520 $34,300 80
68 Biological Scientists, All Other $62,790 $35,210 110
69 Power Plant Operators $62,730 $36,580 100
70 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $62,480 $41,730 270
71 Computer Programmers $61,920 $38,390 220
72 Athletic Trainers $61,850 $39,610 30
73 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $61,360 $40,750 30
74 Instructional Coordinators $61,290 $40,740 150
75 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $61,110 $37,140 340
76 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $60,840 $39,920 90
77 Computer Occupations, All Other $59,990 $33,370 140
78 Veterinarians $59,860 $25,190 110
79 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $59,470 $37,320 620
80 Cost Estimators $58,520 $27,390 150
81 Respiratory Therapists $58,350 $41,900 150
82 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door $57,890 $34,300 60
83 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $57,630 $31,210 310
84 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers $57,420 $30,220 880
85 Soil and Plant Scientists $57,190 $34,310 110
86 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $56,850 $18,420 560
87 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $56,560 $35,670 200
88 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers $56,500 $33,120 190
89 Radiologic Technologists $56,200 $35,330 120
90 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $55,940 $34,960 70
91 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $55,740 $18,160 160
92 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $55,660 $38,120 130
93 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $55,560 $34,660 590
94 Advertising Sales Agents $55,130 $21,300 40
95 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $54,960 $21,670 120
96 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $54,880 $32,450 100
97 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $54,330 $29,300 150
98 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants $54,290 $37,230 480
99 Wellhead Pumpers $53,870 $38,520 30
100 Animal Scientists $53,810 $28,450 90