Highest Paying Jobs in Alabama

Numbers from Labor Department
Occupation Employment Employment / 1000 Jobs Average Annual Wage
Anesthesiologists7100.382$258,760
Obstetricians and Gynecologists900.048$244,110
Surgeons1800.096$231,480
Psychiatrists2400.130$228,850
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other4,2502.289$216,330
Internists, General4600.248$212,100
Chief Executives1,0800.580$203,150
Family and General Practitioners5700.308$186,640
Pediatricians, General4600.248$183,580
Dentists, General9500.514$173,220
Nurse Anesthetists1,1900.641$151,390
Dentists, All Other Specialists300.018$141,680
Petroleum Engineers800.041$132,680
Architectural and Engineering Managers2,4401.311$131,900
Marketing Managers6100.329$127,460
Pharmacists5,1702.784$122,010
Physicists1700.091$121,460
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers1100.058$121,110
General and Operations Managers26,48014.258$120,640
Financial Managers4,0802.199$119,970
Computer and Information Systems Managers3,3101.780$119,480
Sales Managers2,3301.253$113,620
Lawyers5,1202.756$113,010
Natural Sciences Managers1700.090$112,910
Podiatrists700.037$112,010
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary5600.302$111,290
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary1,9701.061$111,150
Engineers, All Other3,7802.034$110,330
Personal Financial Advisors1,5700.846$109,190
Purchasing Managers8700.467$108,670
Management Occupations67,50036.338$107,080
Aerospace Engineers3,5501.913$106,240
Computer Hardware Engineers1,3000.699$105,410
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary1600.084$101,640
Computer and Information Research Scientists3800.202$101,510
Administrative Services Managers7800.419$101,200
Compensation and Benefits Managers1100.057$100,880
Managers, All Other2,4401.313$100,070
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers5800.312$99,770
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer1,9201.035$99,750
Sales Engineers2500.132$99,730
Materials Engineers4800.258$99,250
Education Administrators, Postsecondary2,1101.134$99,090
Software Developers, Systems Software4,5202.435$98,350
Training and Development Managers1800.095$96,080
Human Resources Managers1,2100.650$96,060
Optometrists3500.189$95,080
Industrial Production Managers2,7001.455$94,890
Chemical Engineers6100.330$94,880
Economists300.018$94,240
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary400.023$93,810
Business Teachers, Postsecondary1,0600.568$93,610
Advertising and Promotions Managers800.042$93,350
Management Analysts4,6902.526$93,320
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers4500.241$93,180
Electrical Engineers5,1902.796$93,180
Software Developers, Applications3,8502.072$93,170
Medical and Health Services Managers2,6601.432$93,020
Air Traffic Controllers2100.115$93,010
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary2200.118$92,780
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors5000.267$92,330
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary600.030$91,530
Nurse Practitioners1,8200.981$91,000
Operations Research Analysts9900.532$90,590
Computer Network Architects7600.409$90,370
Physician Assistants4100.223$89,890
Actuaries600.030$89,820
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers6900.370$89,720
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers1500.079$89,410
Construction Managers2,4501.316$89,040
Commercial Pilots1,0800.581$88,910
Psychologists, All Other1200.067$87,570
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary4100.222$86,930
Financial Analysts1,3100.704$85,590
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists6600.353$85,440
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels2600.141$85,210
Legal Occupations8,9804.832$85,050
Education Administrators, All Other5400.293$85,020
Computer Occupations, All Other1,6000.859$84,900
Physical Therapists2,2101.192$84,590
Mechanical Engineers3,2701.758$84,210
Industrial Engineers4,2502.290$83,940
Logisticians3,6001.939$82,870
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary1800.097$82,870
Architecture and Engineering Occupations40,68021.900$82,670
Biomedical Engineers800.042$82,460
Information Security Analysts1,2700.681$82,280
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other2100.114$81,370
Power Distributors and Dispatchers3600.195$81,310
Chiropractors3400.184$81,290
Computer Programmers5,5502.990$81,250
Broadcast News Analysts1500.079$80,590
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary1200.062$80,400
Computer Systems Analysts6,1103.288$79,700
Life Scientists, All Other500.026$79,580
Occupational Therapists1,1200.605$79,580
Atmospheric and Space Scientists1200.062$79,140
Business Operations Specialists, All Other6,6603.586$78,820
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School3,3901.826$78,790
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents1,8000.967$78,060
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval9700.522$77,970
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers3,4101.838$76,380
Computer and Mathematical Occupations39,42021.219$76,330
Environmental Engineers7300.393$75,400
Veterinarians9200.496$75,160
Chemists6900.374$74,980
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary2800.150$74,190
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary2100.113$73,460
Elevator Installers and Repairers1000.051$73,320
Civil Engineers3,3101.781$72,970
Radiation Therapists4000.214$72,950
Orthotists and Prosthetists1600.089$72,940
Art Directors2800.152$72,910
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary700.036$72,820
Database Administrators1,5900.857$72,750
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary900.051$72,710
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary4600.248$72,680
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary1700.092$72,340
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers2600.139$72,280
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers5300.283$72,030
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary600.032$71,840
Microbiologists1400.076$71,100
Transportation Inspectors4700.255$71,000
Budget Analysts1,1600.622$70,690
Conservation Scientists1300.069$70,220
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other700.036$69,890
Network and Computer Systems Administrators4,5702.460$69,530
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents3400.184$69,440
Landscape Architects600.034$69,090
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay1,0100.541$69,050
Speech-Language Pathologists1,2500.670$68,740
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists8600.461$68,640
Business and Financial Operations Occupations67,73036.463$68,130
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary1500.082$67,820
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary3400.183$67,810
Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products1500.083$67,530
Plant and System Operators, All Other1100.057$67,490
Multimedia Artists and Animators900.049$67,260
Real Estate Brokers3700.197$67,170
Emergency Management Directors1700.093$67,140
Education Teachers, Postsecondary8000.432$66,950
Loan Officers3,7702.031$66,580
Ship Engineers2000.107$66,050