Highest Paying Jobs in Portland Area

Numbers from Labor Department
Occupation Employment Employment / 1000 Jobs Average Annual Wage
Obstetricians and Gynecologists210 0.202 2,28,980
Internists, General470 0.447 2,14,190
Psychiatrists310 0.294 2,05,900
Chief Executives1,740 1.651 2,00,290
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other3,810 3.606 1,91,850
Family and General Practitioners850 0.809 1,77,600
Pediatricians, General430 0.407 1,76,580
Nurse Anesthetists120 0.113 1,55,610
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary1,890 1.786 1,52,200
Dentists, General780 0.739 1,52,080
Architectural and Engineering Managers2,780 2.628 1,40,440
Podiatrists30 0.032 1,38,700
Physicists50 0.049 1,37,750
Computer and Information Research Scientists270 0.254 1,34,710
Computer Network Architects1,030 0.974 1,30,170
Lawyers4,540 4.296 1,22,570
Natural Sciences Managers590 0.559 1,22,410
Medical and Health Services Managers2,420 2.290 1,21,740
Pharmacists2,270 2.145 1,20,350
Computer and Information Systems Managers3,530 3.343 1,18,050
Sales Managers4,180 3.958 1,17,530
Sales Engineers900 0.853 1,13,900
Nurse Practitioners850 0.804 1,13,770
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates160 0.154 1,13,360
Physical Scientists, All Other380 0.361 1,12,990
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other50 0.049 1,11,730
Financial Managers4,740 4.491 1,10,220
Marketing Managers3,250 3.075 1,09,690
Physician Assistants600 0.571 1,09,080
General and Operations Managers17,52016.586 1,07,840
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary150 0.138 1,06,990
Management Occupations67,64064.037 1,04,600
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer1,760 1.666 1,04,600
Software Developers, Systems Software4,690 4.438 1,02,090
Training and Development Managers280 0.264 1,01,760
Atmospheric and Space Scientists50 0.043 1,01,350
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary100 0.098 1,00,760
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School1,710 1.622 99,970
Optometrists310 0.298 99,800
Legal Occupations7,590 7.183 98,280
Industrial Engineers3,290 3.113 97,250
Education Administrators, Postsecondary890 0.844 97,200
Compensation and Benefits Managers110 0.100 97,110
Biomedical Engineers230 0.221 96,820
Engineers, All Other1,840 1.738 95,570
Power Distributors and Dispatchers180 0.170 95,540
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary50 0.047 95,480
Managers, All Other4,840 4.584 95,330
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives680 0.644 94,430
Financial Analysts2,010 1.907 94,260
Industrial Production Managers1,810 1.717 94,030
Construction Managers3,090 2.925 93,520
Radiation Therapists110 0.108 93,260
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers1,240 1.170 92,470
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary180 0.168 92,360
Hydrologists130 0.123 91,080
Software Developers, Applications6,550 6.199 90,980
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers590 0.562 90,750
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations56,11053.120 90,520
Chemical Engineers150 0.144 89,820
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary220 0.211 89,730
Personal Financial Advisors960 0.910 89,470
Materials Scientists30 0.030 89,370
Electrical Engineers1,500 1.422 89,350
Materials Engineers360 0.343 88,270
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary70 0.063 88,150
Information Security Analysts360 0.344 88,140
Detectives and Criminal Investigators460 0.434 88,090
Database Administrators860 0.813 87,780
Audiologists110 0.101 87,680
Computer Systems Analysts4,210 3.985 87,390
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers380 0.362 87,170
Real Estate Brokers360 0.344 87,010
Management Analysts3,510 3.319 86,910
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers320 0.304 86,710
Computer Occupations, All Other3,750 3.551 86,640
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers960 0.906 85,550
Registered Nurses18,65017.661 85,450
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary90 0.083 85,380
Psychologists, All Other90 0.086 84,160
Veterinarians680 0.640 84,150
Business Teachers, Postsecondary300 0.282 83,770
Environmental Engineers530 0.500 83,600
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary110 0.101 83,520
Economists140 0.130 83,480
Nuclear Medicine Technologists80 0.077 83,320
Fire Inspectors and Investigators70 0.070 82,910
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay50 0.050 82,790
Emergency Management Directors50 0.043 82,680
History Teachers, Postsecondary100 0.092 82,480
Geographers30 0.030 81,990
Biochemists and Biophysicists60 0.061 81,910
Mechanical Engineers2,490 2.356 81,660
Urban and Regional Planners630 0.594 81,570
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary430 0.409 81,300
Computer and Mathematical Occupations37,34035.352 81,250
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers170 0.162 81,040
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors170 0.158 80,960
Aerospace Engineers80 0.080 80,840
Administrative Services Managers2,070 1.963 80,750