These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In El Paso, 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 El Paso 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 El Paso.

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

  1. Internists, General
  2. Family and General Practitioners
  3. Pediatricians, General
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  6. Dentists, General
  7. Purchasing Managers
  8. Lawyers
  9. Marketing Managers
  10. Sales Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in El Paso. 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 El Paso and Texas job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in El Paso For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 409 job classifications in El Paso 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 El Paso

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Internists, General $252,670 $128,530 100
2 Family and General Practitioners $234,040 $170,970 130
3 Pediatricians, General $230,060 $150,990 140
4 Chief Executives $225,980 $135,660 120
5 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $221,470 $125,040 360
6 Dentists, General $183,320 $110,570 180
7 Purchasing Managers $138,900 $54,230 70
8 Lawyers $138,560 $68,620 740
9 Marketing Managers $132,670 $68,690 60
10 Sales Managers $122,130 $54,360 220
11 Pharmacists $121,720 $106,590 580
12 Architectural and Engineering Managers $119,830 $58,090 60
13 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $119,690 $67,380 80
14 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $118,280 $65,190 40
15 Physician Assistants $116,550 $77,070 80
16 Nurse Practitioners $115,920 $83,730 160
17 Computer and Information Systems Managers $115,810 $66,220 130
18 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $115,210 $54,870 120
19 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $108,120 $17,260 100
20 General and Operations Managers $107,090 $43,160 3,500
21 Financial Managers $106,420 $58,740 310
22 Veterinarians $105,480 $56,470 70
23 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $104,760 $50,440 170
24 Physical Therapists $104,140 $68,390 310
25 Computer Network Architects $103,180 $56,050 150
26 Occupational Therapists $98,830 $64,540 220
27 Managers, All Other $98,680 $83,470 600
28 Human Resources Managers $96,390 $56,000 90
29 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $96,220 $34,250 130
30 Engineers, All Other $96,010 $43,900 100
31 Medical and Health Services Managers $95,500 $58,380 410
32 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $93,450 $63,400 90
33 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $92,330 $40,350 70
34 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $89,900 $44,860 150
35 Sales Engineers $86,630 $61,750 40
36 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $85,370 $42,000 50
37 Electrical Engineers $84,990 $40,800 80
38 Surveyors $84,980 $41,420 50
39 Administrative Services Managers $84,750 $43,130 350
40 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $84,440 $54,850 60
41 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $84,340 $42,870 130
42 Occupational Therapy Assistants $82,670 $51,300 130
43 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $80,860 $61,090 710
44 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $80,300 $61,380 1,790
45 Operations Research Analysts $80,060 $40,020 90
46 Environmental Engineers $79,120 $56,140 30
47 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $79,030 $58,630 40
48 Construction Managers $77,670 $30,760 360
49 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $77,250 $46,440 460
50 Physical Therapist Assistants $77,230 $21,840 320
51 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $76,550 $43,990 220
52 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $76,060 $42,860 110
53 Speech-Language Pathologists $75,800 $51,300 430
54 Technical Writers $75,660 $49,380 60
55 Software Developers, Applications $75,050 $38,940 400
56 Civil Engineers $73,930 $39,760 300
57 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $73,920 $30,470 390
58 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $73,710 $44,560 100
59 Management Analysts $72,320 $43,050 420
60 Insurance Underwriters $71,990 $41,560 50
61 Personal Financial Advisors $71,660 $23,310 110
62 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $71,380 $23,270 120
63 Computer Programmers $70,640 $33,370 370
64 Computer Systems Analysts $70,060 $41,000 380
65 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $69,540 $32,380 100
66 Industrial Engineers $69,290 $41,180 280
67 Compliance Officers $69,110 $40,370 1,590
68 Court Reporters $68,340 $19,720 70
69 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $68,320 $37,020 120
70 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $67,810 $41,690 1,550
71 Computer Occupations, All Other $67,770 $24,020 400
72 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $67,520 $44,400 140
73 Logisticians $67,440 $35,260 240
74 Database Administrators $66,760 $40,150 190
75 Registered Nurses $66,290 $50,410 5,530
76 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $66,010 $43,400 440
77 Budget Analysts $65,310 $43,140 120
78 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $64,930 $52,430 40
79 Real Estate Sales Agents $64,210 $22,710 340
80 Biological Scientists, All Other $64,210 $38,660 80
81 Loan Officers $63,610 $27,590 370
82 Instructional Coordinators $63,590 $35,070 330
83 Accountants and Auditors $63,580 $34,110 1,740
84 Social and Community Service Managers $62,860 $41,560 140
85 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $62,650 $35,150 300
86 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $62,440 $29,060 140
87 History Teachers, Postsecondary $62,160 $33,990 70
88 Dental Hygienists $61,490 $50,970 370
89 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers $60,640 $32,110 230
90 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $60,340 $29,880 170
91 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $60,290 $43,720 100
92 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $60,020 $40,390 1,910
93 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $59,800 $27,710 190
94 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $59,550 $29,260 40
95 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $59,450 $41,180 150
96 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians $59,180 $29,430 130
97 Librarians $58,770 $44,330 360
98 Financial Analysts $58,540 $32,120 260
99 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $58,470 $30,430 50
100 Computer Network Support Specialists $58,210 $36,130 240