These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Oregon 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 Oregon. 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 Obstetricians And Gynecologists are the highest paid people in Oregon.

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

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Psychiatrists
  3. Internists, General
  4. Family and General Practitioners
  5. Nurse Anesthetists
  6. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  7. Dentists, General
  8. Pediatricians, General
  9. Chief Executives
  10. Dentists, All Other Specialists

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in the Beaver State. 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.

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Oregon For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 704 job classifications in Oregon 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 data on March 30, 2018.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Oregon

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians And Gynecologists $256,100 $125,510 140
2 Psychiatrists $230,850 $73,580 220
3 Internists, General $223,710 $154,360 240
4 Family And General Practitioners $213,840 $106,390 990
5 Nurse Anesthetists $207,480 $137,240 270
6 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other $206,140 $57,010 4,870
7 Dentists, General $202,030 $86,610 1,600
8 Pediatricians, General $197,180 $134,470 350
9 Chief Executives $183,140 $66,580 1,940
10 Dentists, All Other Specialists $180,600 $65,660 30
11 Architectural And Engineering Managers $159,170 $90,990 3,940
12 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $143,690 $56,430 3,550
13 Computer And Information Systems Managers $130,980 $74,030 5,360
14 Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates $128,540 $79,180 370
15 Athletes And Sports Competitors $127,990 $22,910 60
16 Pharmacists $125,850 $104,090 4,040
17 Physicists $125,420 $62,980 50
18 Sales Managers $122,200 $54,800 5,710
19 Computer Network Architects $122,020 $74,700 1,080
20 Sales Engineers $119,700 $60,730 860
21 Marketing Managers $119,690 $55,050 4,690
22 Financial Managers $118,440 $59,620 7,330
23 Lawyers $117,810 $57,060 6,260
24 Personal Financial Advisors $114,150 $25,960 2,020
25 Physician Assistants $113,210 $75,760 1,230
26 Nurse Practitioners $112,870 $82,680 1,570
27 Medical And Health Services Managers $112,360 $59,780 4,260
28 Natural Sciences Managers $110,690 $76,490 1,190
29 Art Directors $109,060 $66,110 1,100
30 Nurse Midwives $108,880 $74,170 160
31 Purchasing Managers $108,680 $62,330 1,190
32 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $108,180 $57,780 1,530
33 Software Developers, Systems Software $107,770 $68,490 2,340
34 Actuaries $107,490 $58,540 210
35 General And Operations Managers $107,170 $40,250 32,390
36 Compensation And Benefits Managers $106,360 $59,840 140
37 Human Resources Managers $106,090 $56,240 2,170
38 Optometrists $105,610 $68,960 490
39 Aerospace Engineers $105,450 $66,670 170
40 Training And Development Managers $105,330 $63,050 330
41 Forestry And Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary $105,010 $49,290 80
42 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $103,610 $61,470 2,460
43 Radiation Therapists $103,080 $73,670 190
44 Industrial Engineers $102,950 $65,940 3,880
45 Software Developers, Applications $102,820 $60,470 15,560
46 Materials Scientists $102,730 $61,650 100
47 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $102,380 $48,420 130
48 Air Traffic Controllers $101,840 $72,560 140
49 Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School $99,980 $58,600 3,310
50 Information Security Analysts $99,480 $57,330 830
51 Elevator Installers And Repairers $98,890 $59,320 90
52 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $98,200 $56,930 170
53 Engineers, All Other $98,150 $51,920 2,500
54 Chemical Engineers $97,850 $53,600 290
55 Captains, Mates, And Pilots Of Water Vessels $97,710 $47,970 280
56 First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives $97,710 $71,310 1,220
57 Construction Managers $96,490 $59,050 5,490
58 Power Distributors And Dispatchers $96,210 $75,150 280
59 Psychologists, All Other $96,150 $42,040 180
60 Podiatrists $95,120 $54,840 40
61 Electrical Engineers $94,710 $62,520 2,390
62 Anthropology And Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary $94,580 $52,140 100
63 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $94,300 $51,000 280
64 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $94,080 $48,560 230
65 Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products $93,390 $31,390 3,780
66 Managers, All Other $93,380 $47,440 8,520
67 Advertising And Promotions Managers $93,380 $42,100 450
68 Sociologists $93,150 $44,100 40
69 Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists $93,070 $50,150 1,030
70 Industrial Production Managers $92,730 $51,630 2,900
71 Financial Analysts $92,720 $52,900 2,290
72 Detectives And Criminal Investigators $92,550 $56,260 540
73 Public Relations And Fundraising Managers $92,210 $46,440 1,430
74 Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers $91,800 $50,780 1,900
75 Environmental Engineers $91,690 $61,610 620
76 Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay $91,070 $81,720 110
77 Computer Systems Analysts $90,590 $54,160 5,070
78 Veterinarians $90,470 $50,540 1,410
79 Biochemists And Biophysicists $90,220 $62,710 70
80 Audiologists $90,200 $55,330 160
81 Biomedical Engineers $90,180 $66,620 300
82 Occupational Therapists $90,060 $68,100 1,260
83 Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors $89,720 $55,040 150
84 Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers $89,610 $69,240 1,060
85 Mechanical Engineers $89,170 $57,200 3,930
86 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $88,820 $49,490 650
87 Registered Nurses $88,770 $65,080 35,140
88 Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners, All Other $87,850 $36,890 810
89 Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary $87,490 $61,860 70
90 Management Analysts $87,470 $54,900 6,150
91 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $87,470 $52,310 250
92 Database Administrators $87,180 $53,260 970
93 Atmospheric And Space Scientists $86,940 $44,210 120
94 Fire Inspectors And Investigators $86,910 $65,230 120
95 Administrative Services Managers $86,430 $48,080 3,800
96 First-Line Supervisors Of Fire Fighting And Prevention Workers $86,320 $48,460 1,220
97 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $86,170 $53,640 140
98 Civil Engineers $86,170 $56,080 4,120
99 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $86,140 $66,340 890
100 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $85,440 $47,610 370

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