Occupations that Pay the Most in Missouri

Data from Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupation Employment Employment / 1000 Jobs Average Annual Wage
Internists, General1200.045$246,760
Obstetricians and Gynecologists4100.152$237,450
Anesthesiologists9800.366$228,550
Podiatrists1400.054$201,770
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other3,5901.342$197,280
Pediatricians, General2200.084$178,800
Dentists, All Other Specialists700.025$170,100
Dentists, General1,7200.643$168,650
Psychiatrists4700.176$162,620
Nurse Anesthetists1,2900.483$151,330
Family and General Practitioners6,6502.488$149,430
Chief Executives7,2302.706$143,910
Optometrists7200.268$129,300
Architectural and Engineering Managers2,4800.929$125,380
Purchasing Managers1,0100.378$124,850
Pharmacists6,0102.249$122,530
Marketing Managers2,4900.931$122,080
Lawyers9,7903.663$121,500
Financial Managers8,5403.193$121,360
Computer and Information Systems Managers5,7002.130$117,420
Law Teachers, Postsecondary3700.140$115,820
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates5700.213$114,030
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary3,4801.300$113,850
Compensation and Benefits Managers3600.133$113,810
Sales Managers6,0202.251$111,820
Training and Development Managers3900.146$111,650
Natural Sciences Managers6800.255$111,620
Human Resources Managers2,0700.776$108,560
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers1700.062$107,100
Education Administrators, Postsecondary1,9900.743$105,590
Managers, All Other6,5702.458$104,120
Actuaries5500.204$101,870
Medical and Health Services Managers5,2101.949$99,850
Management Occupations131,66049.244$99,610
Advertising and Promotions Managers6200.231$99,320
Industrial Production Managers3,4601.293$99,200
Economists2400.090$98,840
Physicists1700.064$98,410
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers8200.308$98,190
Software Developers, Systems Software3,0101.126$97,920
Atmospheric and Space Scientists1300.047$97,870
Computer Network Architects3,2901.229$97,060
General and Operations Managers49,19018.397$96,630
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary6700.250$96,580
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary2200.082$96,380
Materials Engineers4000.148$95,540
Physician Assistants1,2200.458$95,060
Electrical Engineers3,5501.328$93,930
Sales Engineers5800.217$92,750
Art Directors8300.310$92,550
Computer and Information Research Scientists1300.049$92,340
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer1,8300.683$90,870
Software Developers, Applications11,9804.480$90,600
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary1800.068$90,180
Nurse Practitioners3,4301.281$89,690
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors4100.154$89,660
Chemical Engineers5800.218$89,600
Legal Occupations18,1306.782$89,550
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School4,7001.758$89,150
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists7400.275$88,550
Computer Hardware Engineers2000.076$88,120
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary2100.078$87,330
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers1,9100.715$86,990
Construction Managers3,9501.476$86,850
Nurse Midwives600.024$86,530
Engineers, All Other1,5000.561$86,520
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents3,4201.278$85,900
Biochemists and Biophysicists1,1600.435$85,820
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary1,1100.414$85,670
Psychologists, All Other1700.065$85,400
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary2300.087$84,920
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary1600.059$84,610
Business Teachers, Postsecondary1,5700.587$84,350
Financial Examiners1,1800.440$82,890
Materials Scientists1600.058$81,440
Computer Systems Analysts11,0104.119$81,120
Administrative Services Managers5,1801.939$81,010
Computer Occupations, All Other3,4501.292$80,990
Physical Scientists, All Other1200.045$80,950
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers1700.065$80,760
Life Scientists, All Other1500.056$79,760
Mechanical Engineers3,5901.343$79,530
Database Administrators2,6300.985$79,320
Environmental Engineers8700.327$79,000
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary5400.201$78,910
Industrial Engineers3,7701.410$78,870
Power Distributors and Dispatchers1800.066$78,790
Financial Analysts3,4701.297$78,550
Veterinarians1,1700.437$77,980
Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage2300.085$77,900
Management Analysts5,5402.070$77,870
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes600.023$77,680
Radiation Therapists3800.141$77,650
Information Security Analysts2,1300.795$77,090
Landscape Architects3600.134$76,900
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary1,4300.535$76,520
Computer Programmers7,9002.955$76,010
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary8500.316$75,970
Physical Therapists3,8801.452$75,620
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary700.027$75,560
Hydrologists800.030$75,400
Funeral Service Managers2400.088$75,350
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other1900.071$75,330
Architecture and Engineering Occupations35,15013.145$75,200
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval2,0100.750$75,200
Computer and Mathematical Occupations74,59027.898$74,960
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary9400.353$73,800
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary900.033$73,520
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary7500.279$73,430
Geographers400.013$73,260
Microbiologists1800.068$73,240
Civil Engineers3,6401.362$72,710
Network and Computer Systems Administrators8,0102.995$72,480
Commercial Pilots6600.248$72,110
Budget Analysts1,1200.419$71,750
Occupational Therapists2,9001.083$71,570
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay4800.178$71,540
Audiologists3200.121$71,410
Gaming Managers900.034$71,250
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers3,7101.388$71,060
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers3,6201.354$71,000
Power Plant Operators1,1600.433$70,480
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary600.022$70,330
Chiropractors5500.207$70,310
Food Scientists and Technologists4800.181$69,580
Chemists2,1800.816$69,530
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other2000.076$69,530
Biological Scientists, All Other3300.123$69,520
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives2,4500.917$69,430
Nuclear Medicine Technologists4000.149$69,310
Accountants and Auditors22,9508.582$69,160
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers1,4200.532$68,960
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary5700.212$68,940
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary1100.042$68,370
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists1,2700.474$68,280
History Teachers, Postsecondary4800.180$68,280
Detectives and Criminal Investigators1,6900.632$68,030
Dental Hygienists3,1301.172$67,760
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary2200.082$67,720
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary900.033$67,630
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators400.015$67,500
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary7000.261$67,450
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers1,0900.408$67,440
Business Operations Specialists, All Other15,3705.749$67,290
Labor Relations Specialists1,3500.505$66,770
Speech-Language Pathologists3,6001.348$66,710