We combed through the data to identify the profession in Oregon that will get you rich.
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:
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.
If you’re interested, you can read more about the Oregon job scene here:
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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|1||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$256,100|
|4||Family And General Practitioners||$213,840|
|6||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$206,140|
|10||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$180,600|
|11||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$159,170|
|12||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$143,690|
|13||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$130,980|
|14||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$128,540|
|15||Athletes And Sports Competitors||$127,990|
|19||Computer Network Architects||$122,020|
|24||Personal Financial Advisors||$114,150|
|27||Medical And Health Services Managers||$112,360|
|28||Natural Sciences Managers||$110,690|
|32||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$108,180|
|33||Software Developers, Systems Software||$107,770|
|35||General And Operations Managers||$107,170|
|36||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$106,360|
|37||Human Resources Managers||$106,090|
|40||Training And Development Managers||$105,330|
|41||Forestry And Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$105,010|
|42||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$103,610|
|45||Software Developers, Applications||$102,820|
|47||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$102,380|
|48||Air Traffic Controllers||$101,840|
|49||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$99,980|
|50||Information Security Analysts||$99,480|
|51||Elevator Installers And Repairers||$98,890|
|52||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$98,200|
|53||Engineers, All Other||$98,150|
|55||Captains, Mates, And Pilots Of Water Vessels||$97,710|
|56||First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives||$97,710|
|58||Power Distributors And Dispatchers||$96,210|
|59||Psychologists, All Other||$96,150|
|62||Anthropology And Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,580|
|63||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,300|
|64||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,080|
|65||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$93,390|
|66||Managers, All Other||$93,380|
|67||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$93,380|
|69||Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists||$93,070|
|70||Industrial Production Managers||$92,730|
|72||Detectives And Criminal Investigators||$92,550|
|73||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$92,210|
|74||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$91,800|
|76||Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay||$91,070|
|77||Computer Systems Analysts||$90,590|
|79||Biochemists And Biophysicists||$90,220|
|83||Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors||$89,720|
|84||Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers||$89,610|
|86||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,820|
|88||Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners, All Other||$87,850|
|89||Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,490|
|91||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,470|
|93||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$86,940|
|94||Fire Inspectors And Investigators||$86,910|
|95||Administrative Services Managers||$86,430|
|96||First-Line Supervisors Of Fire Fighting And Prevention Workers||$86,320|
|97||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$86,170|
|99||Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$86,140|
|100||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,440|
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