These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Oregon For 2019

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by Chris Kolmar
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Editor’s Note: Article updated for 2019. This is our fifth time ranking the highest paying jobs in Oregon

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 Internists, General are the highest paid people in Oregon.

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

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

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 10 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 2019

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 687 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 29, 2019.

For more reading, check out:

Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Oregon

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Internists, General $251,050 $162,240 410
2 Psychiatrists $242,020 $120,190 300
3 Obstetricians And Gynecologists $232,430 $167,630 230
4 Family And General Practitioners $226,030 $137,960 1,120
5 Chief Executives $212,290 $73,650 1,390
6 Nurse Anesthetists $205,730 $141,300 320
7 Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers $205,660 $75,830 750
8 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other $202,750 $59,630 5,650
9 Pediatricians, General $198,300 $111,040 510
10 Dentists, General $190,690 $89,310 1,980
11 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $145,380 $56,230 3,660
12 Architectural And Engineering Managers $133,490 $88,490 3,580
13 Pharmacists $130,480 $105,020 4,360
14 Computer And Information Research Scientists $130,220 $72,460 230
15 Computer And Information Systems Managers $129,680 $78,200 5,370
16 Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates $127,800 $80,830 340
17 Sales Managers $126,340 $56,610 5,840
18 Physicists $124,410 $57,200 40
19 Lawyers $119,500 $60,260 6,320
20 Medical And Health Services Managers $118,730 $63,010 4,680
21 Financial Managers $118,680 $61,780 7,830
22 Personal Financial Advisors $117,730 $34,800 2,050
23 Marketing Managers $116,020 $57,370 4,500
24 Dentists, All Other Specialists $115,930 $62,580 30
25 Physician Assistants $113,570 $82,200 1,530
26 Computer Hardware Engineers $111,020 $71,190 1,270
27 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $110,860 $56,540 130
28 Nurse Practitioners $110,010 $83,470 2,030
29 Natural Sciences Managers $109,610 $77,320 1,250
30 Veterinarians $109,450 $56,390 1,460
31 Aerospace Engineers $109,250 $69,020 170
32 Computer Network Architects $108,990 $71,230 1,000
33 Nurse Midwives $108,950 $66,370 190
34 Art Directors $108,830 $59,650 960
35 Compensation And Benefits Managers $108,130 $60,170 140
36 General And Operations Managers $107,670 $38,730 32,960
37 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $107,520 $56,300 1,620
38 Actuaries $107,410 $57,770 200
39 Sales Engineers $106,990 $61,420 730
40 Purchasing Managers $106,550 $61,390 1,230
41 Radiation Therapists $105,970 $73,950 170
42 Training And Development Managers $105,370 $59,040 300
43 Advertising And Promotions Managers $105,200 $48,050 330
44 Software Developers, Systems Software $104,760 $59,490 2,560
45 Human Resources Managers $104,110 $56,360 2,290
46 Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists $103,870 $55,470 1,040
47 Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School $103,540 $64,640 3,520
48 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $103,400 $59,730 430
49 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $102,300 $57,970 180
50 Materials Scientists $102,140 $61,470 110
51 Software Developers, Applications $101,940 $61,330 15,610
52 Forestry And Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary $101,530 $50,170 80
53 Power Distributors And Dispatchers $100,610 $83,200 300
54 Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products $100,230 $41,010 2,940
55 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $100,170 $55,340 320
56 Captains, Mates, And Pilots Of Water Vessels $100,150 $48,670 310
57 Optometrists $99,560 $63,380 490
58 First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives $99,130 $72,180 1,170
59 Chemical Engineers $98,810 $59,730 370
60 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $98,510 $51,470 760
61 Anthropology And Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary $98,460 $53,620 110
62 Construction Managers $98,110 $57,830 5,590
63 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $97,780 $55,520 310
64 Environmental Engineers $97,440 $63,980 760
65 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $96,920 $53,540 470
66 Public Relations And Fundraising Managers $96,140 $47,010 1,330
67 Industrial Production Managers $95,690 $54,160 2,840
68 Air Traffic Controllers $95,570 $60,110 190
69 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $94,520 $65,000 5,480
70 Biomedical Engineers $94,440 $67,160 200
71 Managers, All Other $94,400 $48,140 7,850
72 Podiatrists $93,930 $42,180 50
73 Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers $93,900 $72,750 970
74 Detectives And Criminal Investigators $93,840 $58,600 560
75 Audiologists $93,790 $30,970 180
76 Financial Analysts $92,640 $53,070 2,390
77 Information Security Analysts $92,620 $52,600 820
78 Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay $92,360 $80,770 150
79 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $92,300 $55,940 160
80 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $92,210 $51,900 700
81 Database Administrators $92,150 $59,460 1,340
82 Materials Engineers $91,690 $62,980 550
83 Administrative Services Managers $91,690 $54,550 4,130
84 Registered Nurses $91,080 $66,830 36,020
85 Industrial Engineers $90,980 $61,160 3,970
86 Occupational Therapists $90,720 $66,190 1,360
87 Engineers, All Other $90,720 $50,560 2,760
88 Atmospheric And Space Scientists $90,390 $46,840 160
89 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other $90,380 $43,860 250
90 Electrical Engineers $90,140 $57,970 2,550
91 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $90,050 $47,180 1,720
92 Fire Inspectors And Investigators $89,860 $69,350 130
93 Computer Systems Analysts $89,440 $54,170 5,660
94 Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary $89,180 $54,730 80
95 Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers $89,070 $49,370 2,230
96 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $88,310 $48,880 200
97 Civil Engineers $88,270 $57,020 4,080
98 Speech-Language Pathologists $87,610 $56,680 1,490
99 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $87,480 $68,730 280
100 Economists $87,420 $53,300 220

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