These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Killeen, 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 Killeen 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 Family And General Practitioners are the highest paid people in Killeen.

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

  1. Family and General Practitioners
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  5. Dentists, General
  6. Veterinarians
  7. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  8. Purchasing Managers
  9. Pharmacists
  10. Human Resources Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 5 on the list of highest paid professions in Killeen. 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 Killeen and Texas job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Killeen For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 328 job classifications in Killeen 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 Killeen

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $252,770 $176,770 40
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $239,660 $176,390 510
3 Chief Executives $168,530 $83,220 60
4 Computer and Information Systems Managers $135,500 $84,210 100
5 Dentists, General $132,740 $43,630 50
6 Veterinarians $132,230 $84,360 80
7 Architectural and Engineering Managers $130,040 $88,780 40
8 Purchasing Managers $116,970 $70,270 50
9 Pharmacists $112,880 $83,080 360
10 Human Resources Managers $112,410 $64,550 60
11 Software Developers, Systems Software $109,990 $70,640 100
12 Financial Managers $109,740 $56,920 150
13 Commercial Pilots $105,260 $65,160 40
14 Medical and Health Services Managers $104,010 $70,250 330
15 Computer Network Architects $103,250 $55,820 80
16 Engineers, All Other $102,750 $77,220 40
17 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $102,600 $48,810 110
18 Lawyers $101,190 $56,500 160
19 Software Developers, Applications $99,250 $68,060 130
20 Sales Managers $99,130 $41,600 130
21 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $98,010 $31,040 240
22 General and Operations Managers $97,860 $38,510 1,360
23 Physical Therapists $97,550 $67,120 220
24 Physician Assistants $94,590 $36,880 120
25 Industrial Production Managers $94,200 $47,690 70
26 Sales Engineers $94,080 $52,240 30
27 Managers, All Other $93,990 $37,020 100
28 Operations Research Analysts $93,560 $57,030 100
29 Civil Engineers $91,340 $55,860 380
30 Occupational Therapists $86,790 $60,310 100
31 Electrical Engineers $86,580 $57,180 40
32 Computer Programmers $85,620 $42,010 100
33 Computer Systems Analysts $84,350 $54,200 200
34 Mechanical Engineers $84,060 $56,270 80
35 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $83,430 $23,850 40
36 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $79,040 $43,580 60
37 Dental Hygienists $76,740 $64,090 80
38 Computer Occupations, All Other $76,510 $56,960 280
39 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $75,780 $40,460 40
40 Logisticians $74,710 $46,130 250
41 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $73,810 $56,480 390
42 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $72,520 $40,030 70
43 Financial Analysts $72,240 $50,840 70
44 Information Security Analysts $71,780 $34,120 30
45 Cost Estimators $71,480 $41,200 160
46 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $71,010 $48,410 1,040
47 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $70,910 $64,630 80
48 Social and Community Service Managers $70,520 $33,940 70
49 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $70,440 $42,020 190
50 Speech-Language Pathologists $70,220 $17,140 130
51 Administrative Services Managers $70,090 $37,650 240
52 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $70,070 $54,870 30
53 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $69,630 $38,540 220
54 Loan Officers $68,290 $32,880 220
55 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $67,940 $50,610 60
56 Construction Managers $67,790 $19,450 310
57 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary $67,510 $42,100 30
58 Budget Analysts $67,330 $51,370 90
59 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $66,250 $50,400 100
60 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $65,480 $38,000 300
61 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $65,360 $37,400 90
62 Public Relations Specialists $65,290 $30,530 150
63 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $64,540 $51,090 80
64 Physical Therapist Assistants $64,470 $34,800 80
65 Accountants and Auditors $63,990 $33,730 690
66 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $63,690 $29,300 30
67 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $63,630 $45,350 120
68 Mechanical Drafters $62,930 $41,060 40
69 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $62,710 $40,880 40
70 Technical Writers $62,650 $34,150 40
71 Computer Network Support Specialists $62,510 $39,930 210
72 Insurance Sales Agents $61,850 $29,390 200
73 Registered Nurses $61,530 $36,490 5,100
74 Training and Development Specialists $61,160 $40,850 300
75 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $61,000 $34,130 100
76 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $60,740 $43,930 80
77 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $60,710 $28,680 50
78 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $60,590 $20,880 140
79 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $60,240 $31,100 80
80 Database Administrators $59,870 $35,820 50
81 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $59,830 $35,330 40
82 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $59,300 $18,720 660
83 Web Developers $59,270 $29,970 40
84 Dietitians and Nutritionists $59,070 $42,880 70
85 Instructional Coordinators $58,740 $33,480 190
86 Counselors, All Other $58,370 $34,700 120
87 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $58,240 $37,020 530
88 Human Resources Specialists $57,310 $35,230 400
89 Respiratory Therapists $57,110 $43,090 240
90 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $56,700 $39,570 320
91 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $55,940 $28,230 50
92 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $55,820 $29,300 340
93 Compliance Officers $54,940 $29,000 190
94 Radiologic Technologists $54,420 $39,280 320
95 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $54,390 $30,570 130
96 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand $54,380 $34,080 120
97 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $54,230 $41,760 160
98 Healthcare Social Workers $54,110 $39,960 200
99 Financial Specialists, All Other $53,960 $26,590 80
100 Librarians $53,920 $39,550 160