Which Occupations Pay the Most in Washington?

Stats collected from the Labor Department has the answer
Occupation Employment Employment / 1000 Jobs Average Annual Wage
Anesthesiologists8100.280$258,190
Surgeons8300.287$240,280
Obstetricians and Gynecologists5100.178$219,430
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other4,5801.582$210,260
Chief Executives4,1601.435$197,450
Internists, General5200.179$196,970
Family and General Practitioners1,8400.633$190,600
Pediatricians, General3000.104$190,270
Psychiatrists3000.105$187,050
Dentists, General2,2500.776$177,890
Dentists, All Other Specialists1300.045$171,380
Nurse Anesthetists2500.085$163,280
Computer and Information Systems Managers9,2203.182$144,900
Petroleum Engineers1700.057$142,370
Natural Sciences Managers1,7700.610$141,020
Marketing Managers4,8101.658$136,770
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary3,3601.159$134,950
Purchasing Managers1,8500.638$123,580
Podiatrists1100.038$121,100
Lawyers10,6903.688$120,740
Personal Financial Advisors3,8001.312$120,670
Pharmacists5,6701.956$119,430
Sales Managers7,8202.697$118,740
Physicists6100.210$117,030
Compensation and Benefits Managers2900.099$116,550
Computer Programmers13,6704.716$115,430
Software Developers, Applications48,89016.867$115,370
Management Occupations135,32046.690$114,840
Human Resources Managers2,9901.032$114,830
Advertising and Promotions Managers6500.224$114,430
Software Developers, Systems Software9,7803.375$113,610
Medical and Health Services Managers6,7502.327$113,470
Optometrists6000.206$113,230
Financial Managers11,3103.903$112,460
Air Traffic Controllers7100.244$112,450
Managers, All Other7,3702.543$109,980
Sales Engineers1,2200.420$109,110
Aerospace Engineers8,5402.947$108,850
Physician Assistants1,9900.685$107,390
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary700.026$107,350
Training and Development Managers5100.177$106,630
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers1,8300.630$105,570
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates9200.318$105,400
Computer Hardware Engineers1,8200.630$105,020
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer2,8100.969$104,850
Law Teachers, Postsecondary1600.055$104,110
Computer Network Architects4,8701.681$103,560
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School4,2201.457$103,270
Electrical Engineers5,6901.964$102,750
Art Directors6800.235$102,590
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers1000.034$102,430
Physical Scientists, All Other3500.122$102,310
Industrial Production Managers2,6300.909$102,280
Athletes and Sports Competitors3600.125$101,160
Nurse Practitioners2,3900.824$100,530
Computer and Mathematical Occupations136,53047.106$99,780
Information Security Analysts1,9900.688$98,980
Actuaries5600.193$98,550
Construction Managers5,0901.757$98,320
Management Analysts14,7505.089$98,280
Radiation Therapists3300.113$97,800
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary800.027$97,750
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers2,4900.858$97,580
Industrial Engineers6,9002.381$97,580
Education Administrators, Postsecondary2,0300.699$97,270
Chemical Engineers4700.164$96,610
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors5500.190$96,580
Nuclear Engineers1,0000.346$96,100
Power Distributors and Dispatchers4100.141$96,080
Nurse Midwives800.027$95,860
Computer Systems Analysts15,8905.482$95,550
Psychologists, All Other4100.141$95,290
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives2,1000.724$95,080
Detectives and Criminal Investigators1,6200.561$94,660
Administrative Services Managers4,6901.618$94,220
Legal Occupations20,0706.923$93,260
Environmental Engineers1,4100.487$93,200
Database Administrators2,2300.770$91,760
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers3900.135$91,530
Fire Inspectors and Investigators1700.060$91,510
Dental Hygienists5,7801.996$91,370
Mechanical Engineers6,4202.216$91,360
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects6200.214$90,950
Engineers, All Other3,7201.284$89,850
Hydrologists3500.120$89,410
Epidemiologists3000.102$89,350
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary7000.242$89,070
Commercial Pilots8600.298$89,030
Operations Research Analysts2,1900.754$88,990
Audiologists3700.128$88,350
Architecture and Engineering Occupations75,62026.092$88,290
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers1,9200.664$88,220
Elevator Installers and Repairers500.018$88,190
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products5,2801.820$87,680
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay2700.094$87,480
Atmospheric and Space Scientists2000.068$87,170
Veterinarians1,5300.527$86,630
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers9800.338$86,620
Civil Engineers11,3903.928$86,310
Emergency Management Directors1300.046$85,300
Power Plant Operators3900.134$85,220
Real Estate Brokers5900.204$84,780
Economists3400.118$84,580
Nuclear Medicine Technologists4600.160$84,120
Physical Therapists4,7501.638$83,680
Network and Computer Systems Administrators7,3602.540$83,490
Credit Analysts8400.289$83,430
Biochemists and Biophysicists3800.132$83,250
Nuclear Technicians2600.089$83,080
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers2,2600.780$83,040
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations150,60051.962$82,750
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers1,4000.484$82,550
Web Developers4,8101.659$82,420
Geographers300.011$82,100
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary3700.128$81,850
Statisticians1,0100.347$81,790
Life Scientists, All Other2200.075$81,460
Occupational Therapists2,3500.811$81,180
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers5,0001.725$81,160
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists4,0401.394$81,140
Electro-Mechanical Technicians2200.077$80,700
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents5,4501.882$80,600
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators1100.038$80,230
Technical Writers1,1200.386$79,890
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels1,4300.493$79,520
Financial Examiners4200.146$79,480
Ship Engineers9500.326$79,270
Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products2000.068$79,200
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists14,6405.050$78,580
Registered Nurses51,60017.805$78,540
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other1,0900.376$78,150
Insurance Underwriters1,7400.601$77,750
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary1900.066$77,680
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary1,0900.377$77,670
Urban and Regional Planners2,1800.752$76,790
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health3,9301.357$76,360
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary3900.136$76,150
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists2,3400.806$76,020
Electrical and Electronics Drafters9700.334$75,990
Chemists1,4100.488$75,950
Biological Scientists, All Other1,1500.398$75,830
Multimedia Artists and Animators1,9700.680$75,740
Biomedical Engineers2900.100$75,720
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers11,6304.011$75,700