These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Eugene, OR 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 Eugene 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 Eugene.

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

  1. Dentists, General
  2. Pediatricians, General
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Pharmacists
  6. Nurse Practitioners
  7. Natural Sciences Managers
  8. Computer Network Architects
  9. Sales Engineers
  10. Architectural and Engineering Managers

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Eugene For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 383 job classifications in Eugene 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 Eugene

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Dentists, General $219,760 $118,800 110
2 Pediatricians, General $215,620 $141,200 60
3 Family and General Practitioners $202,840 $137,410 130
4 Chief Executives $136,790 $42,450 190
5 Pharmacists $121,790 $106,010 260
6 Nurse Practitioners $113,830 $83,990 110
7 Natural Sciences Managers $110,700 $72,540 50
8 Computer Network Architects $108,210 $84,570 40
9 Sales Engineers $108,190 $67,130 40
10 Architectural and Engineering Managers $105,080 $59,110 110
11 Sales Managers $102,780 $44,590 490
12 Medical and Health Services Managers $102,480 $60,110 320
13 Engineers, All Other $101,190 $56,220 120
14 Physician Assistants $99,900 $81,510 120
15 Database Administrators $97,610 $65,600 100
16 Electrical Engineers $94,710 $64,910 70
17 Financial Analysts $94,140 $50,330 120
18 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $92,000 $71,710 110
19 Financial Managers $91,570 $38,790 470
20 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $91,320 $60,360 30
21 Computer and Information Systems Managers $90,930 $48,160 310
22 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $90,880 $50,610 250
23 Industrial Engineers $90,530 $59,060 60
24 Physical Therapists $89,940 $66,740 290
25 Psychologists, All Other $89,720 $33,870 50
26 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $89,680 $55,430 40
27 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $89,270 $66,240 80
28 Industrial Production Managers $88,330 $52,390 170
29 Lawyers $86,680 $34,420 600
30 Software Developers, Applications $86,220 $51,900 510
31 General and Operations Managers $86,000 $37,260 2,370
32 Personal Financial Advisors $84,720 $31,280 110
33 Human Resources Managers $83,840 $44,940 130
34 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $82,850 $68,540 40
35 Occupational Therapists $82,720 $56,970 110
36 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $81,700 $27,030 290
37 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $81,640 $39,240 150
38 Registered Nurses $80,970 $61,660 2,950
39 Dental Hygienists $80,790 $65,510 390
40 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $80,470 $63,660 150
41 Purchasing Managers $80,120 $46,790 50
42 Managers, All Other $80,110 $46,200 570
43 Operations Research Analysts $78,530 $51,070 40
44 Civil Engineers $78,500 $58,560 160
45 Chemists $77,010 $42,240 90
46 Computer Systems Analysts $76,940 $52,900 270
47 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $76,190 $59,220 30
48 Construction Managers $75,890 $36,450 280
49 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $75,490 $38,530 110
50 Loan Officers $75,330 $34,680 200
51 Veterinarians $75,270 $63,460 80
52 Management Analysts $74,350 $50,250 260
53 Mechanical Engineers $73,560 $50,870 160
54 Urban and Regional Planners $72,850 $54,930 60
55 Marketing Managers $72,530 $37,290 280
56 Web Developers $72,130 $28,140 160
57 Administrative Services Managers $71,070 $35,930 290
58 Advertising and Promotions Managers $70,910 $31,740 40
59 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $70,300 $47,850 210
60 Speech-Language Pathologists $69,530 $47,290 160
61 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $69,130 $39,330 330
62 Foresters $68,460 $45,900 60
63 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $68,400 $50,550 180
64 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $67,770 $49,400 60
65 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $67,190 $53,370 170
66 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $66,400 $34,700 230
67 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $66,150 $46,880 450
68 Computer Occupations, All Other $66,070 $33,580 340
69 Radiologic Technologists $65,440 $47,040 190
70 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $65,110 $42,320 280
71 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers $64,570 $29,570 50
72 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $64,480 $44,520 80
73 Credit Analysts $64,090 $43,330 70
74 Multimedia Artists and Animators $64,040 $23,400 50
75 Electricians $63,910 $46,380 540
76 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $63,900 $36,030 150
77 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $63,610 $30,330 90
78 Dietitians and Nutritionists $63,490 $35,210 40
79 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $63,380 $41,860 40
80 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $63,350 $44,880 60
81 Librarians $63,220 $43,460 140
82 Surveyors $63,170 $43,110 40
83 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $63,130 $31,990 40
84 Optometrists $63,080 $33,760 40
85 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door $62,350 $29,900 50
86 Financial Specialists, All Other $62,040 $40,200 110
87 Healthcare Social Workers $61,980 $34,940 120
88 Coaches and Scouts $61,300 $19,510 140
89 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $60,900 $41,520 380
90 Accountants and Auditors $60,760 $36,660 890
91 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $60,250 $43,260 110
92 Civil Engineering Technicians $60,150 $50,880 50
93 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $60,060 $45,820 80
94 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $59,800 $32,790 210
95 Compliance Officers $59,430 $41,420 190
96 Construction and Building Inspectors $59,420 $41,330 80
97 Cost Estimators $59,170 $33,710 290
98 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $59,150 $32,460 80
99 Computer Network Support Specialists $58,840 $39,900 170
100 Physical Therapist Assistants $58,660 $46,140 80