These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Mcallen, 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 McAllen 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 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other are the highest paid people in McAllen.

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

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Pharmacists
  5. Sales Managers
  6. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  7. Nurse Practitioners
  8. Optometrists
  9. Education Administrators, Postsecondary
  10. Financial Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 11 on the list of highest paid professions in McAllen. 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 McAllen and Texas job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in McAllen For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 342 job classifications in McAllen 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 McAllen

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $205,790 $100,610 100
2 Chief Executives $167,820 $61,280 90
3 Family and General Practitioners $142,410 $53,850 190
4 Pharmacists $137,240 $107,170 420
5 Sales Managers $133,800 $58,630 170
6 Computer and Information Systems Managers $130,020 $73,940 50
7 Nurse Practitioners $125,830 $89,350 160
8 Optometrists $122,830 $64,040 40
9 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $113,060 $45,460 70
10 Financial Managers $110,590 $57,460 190
11 Lawyers $106,030 $56,510 270
12 Physician Assistants $105,090 $37,630 200
13 Human Resources Managers $101,420 $55,590 60
14 Industrial Production Managers $98,900 $43,960 70
15 Physical Therapists $98,000 $66,370 230
16 Occupational Therapists $94,850 $67,480 130
17 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $94,750 $52,800 110
18 Managers, All Other $93,540 $79,680 390
19 General and Operations Managers $91,520 $24,960 2,380
20 Construction Managers $90,940 $57,990 280
21 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $88,960 $43,170 100
22 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $88,470 $48,490 40
23 Administrative Services Managers $87,390 $35,340 260
24 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $87,170 $42,360 70
25 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $81,980 $61,030 840
26 Civil Engineers $80,590 $51,500 160
27 Medical and Health Services Managers $79,670 $41,660 470
28 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $78,040 $42,050 60
29 Loan Officers $77,480 $36,700 260
30 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $74,610 $18,100 60
31 Speech-Language Pathologists $74,430 $52,720 240
32 Software Developers, Applications $74,270 $42,230 40
33 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $72,880 $19,450 60
34 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors $72,750 $26,210 60
35 Occupational Therapy Assistants $72,600 $58,410 80
36 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $71,530 $44,840 1,260
37 Instructional Coordinators $71,300 $45,760 540
38 Power Plant Operators $71,140 $42,900 60
39 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $70,610 $44,350 280
40 Physical Therapist Assistants $69,240 $32,010 200
41 Financial Analysts $69,230 $18,180 70
42 Computer Programmers $69,050 $43,450 110
43 Social and Community Service Managers $68,250 $50,840 80
44 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $67,730 $51,830 100
45 Dental Hygienists $67,120 $53,330 340
46 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $66,200 $44,130 70
47 Software Developers, Systems Software $65,790 $42,110 40
48 Registered Nurses $65,760 $45,940 4,840
49 Mechanical Engineers $65,570 $41,480 40
50 Industrial Engineers $65,220 $41,390 110
51 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $65,090 $28,900 290
52 Computer Systems Analysts $64,610 $41,360 200
53 Financial Specialists, All Other $64,200 $36,860 170
54 Dietitians and Nutritionists $64,150 $40,690 110
55 Information Security Analysts $64,120 $39,660 40
56 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $64,100 $51,940 110
57 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $63,440 $39,720 420
58 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $62,880 $43,060 40
59 Counselors, All Other $62,640 $45,950 150
60 Database Administrators $62,120 $40,990 80
61 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $62,010 $19,410 90
62 Compliance Officers $61,980 $33,790 970
63 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program $61,770 $28,630 40
64 Respiratory Therapists $61,590 $45,730 450
65 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $60,750 $36,060 870
66 Accountants and Auditors $60,750 $28,700 1,050
67 Web Developers $60,550 $38,970 60
68 Librarians $60,260 $42,760 360
69 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $60,120 $28,650 270
70 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $59,400 $26,800 150
71 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $59,180 $37,420 70
72 Athletic Trainers $57,510 $42,260 60
73 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $57,280 $17,240 90
74 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $56,990 $38,940 180
75 Credit Analysts $56,470 $33,840 130
76 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $56,450 $41,830 40
77 Fundraisers $56,210 $40,700 30
78 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $55,920 $31,310 80
79 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $55,910 $27,770 540
80 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $55,820 $42,040 280
81 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $55,150 $41,740 180
82 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $55,050 $42,210 3,150
83 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $55,020 $41,870 4,320
84 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $54,850 $42,110 330
85 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education $54,390 $40,650 500
86 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $54,210 $42,000 5,880
87 Food Service Managers $53,560 $31,480 210
88 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas $53,300 $30,410 90
89 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $53,290 $41,650 330
90 Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists $53,260 $27,070 90
91 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $52,550 $26,520 120
92 Healthcare Social Workers $52,390 $32,580 160
93 Cost Estimators $52,290 $33,060 160
94 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $51,750 $22,000 50
95 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $51,120 $19,180 1,610
96 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $51,020 $31,520 70
97 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $50,980 $27,610 490
98 Postal Service Mail Carriers $50,910 $32,630 430
99 Crane and Tower Operators $50,080 $23,310 30
100 Logisticians $49,860 $26,470 50