These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Corpus Christi, 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 Corpus Christi 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 Corpus Christi.

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

  1. Internists, General
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Dentists, General
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Family and General Practitioners
  6. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  7. Optometrists
  8. Sales Managers
  9. Petroleum Engineers
  10. Pharmacists

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 3 on the list of highest paid professions in Corpus Christi. 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 Corpus Christi and Texas job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Corpus Christi For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 371 job classifications in Corpus Christi 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 Corpus Christi

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Internists, General $248,030 $132,030 80
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $204,180 $109,320 350
3 Dentists, General $187,150 $47,330 100
4 Chief Executives $184,530 $99,320 100
5 Family and General Practitioners $172,780 $110,270 30
6 Architectural and Engineering Managers $157,160 $92,440 170
7 Optometrists $154,840 $87,000 40
8 Sales Managers $147,770 $74,540 180
9 Petroleum Engineers $141,450 $56,620 220
10 Pharmacists $128,420 $106,050 440
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers $119,430 $70,880 70
12 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $117,630 $52,130 130
13 Industrial Production Managers $113,910 $56,840 90
14 Managers, All Other $112,000 $60,940 100
15 Chemical Engineers $111,250 $67,400 400
16 Aerospace Engineers $109,510 $79,330 60
17 General and Operations Managers $108,870 $33,690 2,710
18 Physician Assistants $108,020 $65,430 50
19 Purchasing Managers $107,700 $69,040 100
20 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $105,390 $54,650 70
21 Physical Therapists $104,670 $80,730 190
22 Nurse Practitioners $104,280 $79,190 100
23 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $104,160 $76,000 40
24 Environmental Engineers $102,400 $71,830 50
25 Electrical Engineers $102,060 $71,290 60
26 Industrial Engineers $101,910 $64,970 210
27 Veterinarians $101,660 $70,240 110
28 Occupational Therapists $101,340 $61,600 120
29 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $100,560 $55,840 130
30 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $100,020 $49,470 70
31 Marketing Managers $99,130 $50,760 40
32 Financial Managers $99,040 $51,650 190
33 Personal Financial Advisors $98,660 $24,040 130
34 Human Resources Managers $97,190 $61,460 70
35 Mechanical Engineers $97,080 $67,740 270
36 Computer Network Architects $94,830 $46,180 60
37 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $93,190 $40,600 60
38 Engineers, All Other $93,110 $52,200 80
39 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $92,300 $45,410 160
40 Administrative Services Managers $89,960 $45,540 270
41 Medical and Health Services Managers $89,490 $50,360 210
42 Real Estate Brokers $87,650 $24,390 30
43 Construction Managers $87,270 $44,200 540
44 Software Developers, Applications $86,050 $53,500 50
45 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $85,430 $33,150 230
46 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels $84,410 $36,800 90
47 Real Estate Sales Agents $84,240 $26,710 130
48 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $83,790 $45,490 170
49 Logisticians $83,010 $57,390 260
50 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $82,360 $39,510 280
51 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $82,050 $59,440 420
52 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $81,770 $27,010 1,510
53 Chemists $80,260 $40,100 50
54 Biological Scientists, All Other $77,220 $62,470 30
55 Computer Systems Analysts $76,970 $46,600 260
56 Occupational Therapy Assistants $76,930 $54,620 110
57 Management Analysts $75,940 $18,120 360
58 Physical Therapist Assistants $75,910 $50,410 140
59 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders $74,280 $37,030 270
60 Registered Nurses $73,820 $50,030 3,400
61 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $73,770 $39,690 280
62 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $73,630 $35,050 880
63 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $72,990 $42,860 1,220
64 Computer Occupations, All Other $72,270 $56,960 150
65 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $72,000 $44,770 300
66 Chemical Plant and System Operators $70,820 $63,980 220
67 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers $70,680 $30,100 930
68 Speech-Language Pathologists $70,540 $39,070 220
69 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $70,450 $55,860 40
70 Computer Programmers $70,250 $52,870 60
71 Power Plant Operators $68,670 $43,590 110
72 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $68,150 $45,700 1,100
73 Dental Hygienists $67,730 $54,640 280
74 Loan Officers $67,690 $30,120 260
75 Instructional Coordinators $67,400 $35,710 180
76 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $66,850 $40,660 190
77 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $66,700 $41,270 980
78 Industrial Engineering Technicians $66,250 $52,140 40
79 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining $65,950 $25,740 1,180
80 Financial Specialists, All Other $65,600 $45,300 40
81 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $65,350 $52,850 70
82 Accountants and Auditors $65,230 $31,820 1,340
83 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $64,820 $42,000 110
84 Database Administrators $64,420 $40,400 60
85 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $63,850 $35,110 260
86 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $63,610 $35,530 40
87 Wellhead Pumpers $63,380 $36,080 60
88 Boilermakers $63,020 $43,890 70
89 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $62,830 $45,310 100
90 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $62,480 $35,540 100
91 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $61,850 $39,980 70
92 Avionics Technicians $61,520 $54,480 100
93 Librarians $61,340 $40,890 120
94 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $61,270 $43,270 170
95 Compliance Officers $61,150 $34,720 260
96 Surveyors $60,800 $34,310 90
97 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education $60,640 $42,110 250
98 Social and Community Service Managers $60,630 $39,030 40
99 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $60,360 $39,940 50
100 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $60,270 $42,480 150