The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Washington For 2021

By Chris Kolmar - Jun. 7, 2021

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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 Washington. And if you can’t tell by that sentence, we’re a bit of what you’d call data nerds.

After the data science team did a thorough analysis of the data, we discovered that Vice President, Products Marketing are the highest paid people in Washington.

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

  1. Vice President, Products Marketing
  2. Chief Executive Officer/Chief Technology Officer
  3. Vice President, Product Management
  4. Senior Vice President, Engineering
  5. Pain Management Physician
  6. Executive Vice President Of Sales
  7. Senior Director, Product Management
  8. President Chief Technology Officer
  9. Senior Vice President Of Marketing
  10. Acute Care Physician

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Washington For 2021

To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the most recently released data on March 29, 2021 from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC), Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and others. The data science team then supplements that data by continuously scanning through millions of job postings each day to find published salaries. We match these published salaries to the companies, locations, and job titles in other datasets. Finally, the data science team calculates a weighted average of these inputs to produce an estimated salary for the particular job title in Washington.

In total, the team looked at the salary data set for all 4030 jobs in Washington in order to identify those that get paid the most.

Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Washington

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Vice President, Products Marketing $225,396 $177,000 1,642
2 Chief Executive Officer/chief Technology Officer $222,551 $172,000 2,239
3 Vice President, Product Management $215,436 $168,000 3,134
4 Senior Vice President, Engineering $209,312 $155,000 1,335
5 Pain Management Physician $204,577 $146,000 1,214
6 Executive Vice President Of Sales $204,228 $146,000 1,686
7 Senior Director, Product Management $202,299 $155,000 3,181
8 President Chief Technology Officer $200,411 $146,000 1,961
9 Senior Vice President Of Marketing $200,301 $144,000 1,585
10 Acute Care Physician $196,788 $138,000 1,207
11 Vice President Of Operations And Engineering $196,619 $141,000 2,343
12 Consultant And Sales Representative $193,706 $135,000 1,945
13 Primary Care Physician $191,692 $133,000 1,314
14 Senior Director, Product Marketing $190,172 $139,000 2,042
15 Director, Product Marketing $186,847 $135,000 1,506
16 General Practitioner $186,367 $128,000 1,033
17 Executive Vice President $186,354 $126,000 1,432
18 Vice President-Project Management $186,129 $128,000 2,025
19 Director Of Manufacturing Engineering $186,121 $132,000 1,408
20 Vice President, Field Operations $184,979 $127,000 1,857
21 Vice President Product Development $184,678 $130,000 2,427
22 Staff Physician $184,353 $125,000 1,139
23 Product Management Director $184,011 $137,000 2,797
24 Chief Executive Officer/chief Finance Officer $183,898 $126,000 2,612
25 Director, Product Engineering $183,865 $131,000 1,623
26 Vice President Of Global Operations $182,989 $124,000 1,881
27 Vice President, Marketing Development $182,803 $125,000 1,744
28 Industrial Truck Driver $182,371 $119,000 1,480
29 Senior Practice Manager $182,327 $126,000 1,297
30 Vice President Of Information Technology $181,637 $128,000 1,473
31 Consultant/marketing Director $181,280 $126,000 1,020
32 Product Line Marketing Manager $180,372 $128,000 2,850
33 Vice President-Products $179,569 $125,000 1,974
34 Chief Medical Officer $179,524 $121,000 1,043
35 Vice President, Consulting Services $178,255 $123,000 1,078
36 Director Of Business Solutions $177,815 $125,000 1,161
37 Vice President Of Marketing Communications $177,518 $122,000 1,766
38 Senior Director Of Information Technology $177,006 $126,000 1,313
39 Owner/operator $176,208 $118,000 2,306
40 Director Of Applications Engineering $176,074 $123,000 1,257
41 Senior Director, Product $175,425 $123,000 2,214
42 General Surgery Physician Assistant $174,580 $112,000 1,309
43 Vice President Of Engineering $174,206 $121,000 1,472
44 Application Development Director $173,741 $123,000 1,437
45 Director, Global Marketing $173,508 $119,000 1,542
46 Director, Hardware Engineering $173,065 $123,000 1,148
47 Senior Director Of Engineering $172,571 $119,000 1,338
48 Senior Director Of Business Development $172,046 $120,000 1,148
49 Product Line Director $171,892 $117,000 2,206
50 Vice President, Software Development $171,778 $122,000 5,674
51 General Internal Medicine Physician $171,700 $110,000 1,366
52 Vice President Of Software Engineering $171,693 $123,000 2,375
53 Director Of Network Engineering $171,013 $118,000 1,256
54 Chief Technology Officer $170,834 $114,000 1,731
55 Senior Director, Product Development $170,366 $116,000 2,290
56 Engineering Group Manager $170,340 $116,000 1,390
57 Director Of Service Engineering $170,211 $118,000 1,152
58 Principal Software Engineer $169,572 $125,000 7,149
59 Senior Mobile Product Manager $169,166 $128,000 2,581
60 President And General Manager $169,158 $109,000 2,180
61 Principal Product Manager $168,703 $126,000 2,501
62 Senior Director Of Marketing $168,579 $114,000 1,020
63 Product Director $168,421 $117,000 2,192
64 Chief Architect $168,306 $117,000 1,137
65 Executive Vice President Of Operations $168,135 $110,000 2,524
66 Global Director Of Information Technology $167,825 $113,000 1,359
67 Engineering And Operations Director $167,250 $117,000 1,353
68 Dental Services Director $167,060 $109,000 1,024
69 President/chief Executive Officer $166,963 $107,000 2,107
70 Operations Vice President $166,048 $107,000 1,645
71 Senior Vice President-Operations $165,574 $106,000 1,579
72 Senior Software Engineer Manager $163,702 $121,000 5,116
73 Family Practitioner $163,622 $103,000 4,223
74 Emergency Medicine Specialist $163,587 $103,000 4,622
75 Senior Product Line Manager $163,476 $113,000 2,683
76 Senior Technical Marketing Manager $163,179 $113,000 3,159
77 Computer Systems Manager $163,115 $124,000 1,488
78 Senior Manager-Systems $163,073 $123,000 2,921
79 Software Director $162,684 $114,000 3,414
80 Senior Application Development Manager $162,587 $108,000 1,702
81 Director Of Product Development $162,460 $108,000 1,977
82 Director Of Software Development $162,161 $115,000 3,090
83 Senior Development Manager $161,996 $116,000 2,220
84 Senior Manager, Product Development $161,491 $111,000 3,059
85 Professional Development Manager $161,157 $103,000 1,408
86 Chief Operating Officer, Chief Technology Officer $159,309 $103,000 1,570
87 Vice President Of Professional Services $159,294 $106,000 1,522
88 Principle Engineer, Systems Engineering $159,118 $117,000 2,495
89 Solutions Director $158,786 $119,000 1,134
90 Director, Managing Consultant $158,755 $105,000 1,112
91 Regional Sales Vice President $158,494 $104,000 1,020
92 Associate Director, Information Technology $158,283 $110,000 1,206
93 Vice President, Business Operations $157,922 $100,000 1,898
94 Director Of Marketing And Product Management $157,575 $107,000 2,430
95 Information Technology Director $157,575 $107,000 1,210
96 Principal Developer $157,283 $112,000 1,400
97 Senior Engineering Manager $156,612 $110,000 1,537
98 Vice President General Manager $156,493 $99,000 2,171
99 Executive Director Business Development $156,159 $102,000 1,882
100 Senior Business Development Manager $155,718 $107,000 2,306
Editor’s Note: Article updated for 2021. This is our sixth time ranking the highest paying jobs in Washington

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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