Job Starting Salary Median Salary High Salary
Accountants and Auditors 39930 71040 109870
Actuaries 55780 106680 168270
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 40330 89970 155140
Advertising and Promotions Managers 43270 107060 186630
Aerospace Engineers 65450 104810 147810
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 66970 128760
Animal Scientists 34550 73400 127600
Animal Trainers 17580 30340 50100
Anthropologists and Archeologists 33330 60230 89840
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 34100 77200 137570
Architects 44600 78690 119410
Art Directors 43870 94260 166620
Astronomers 51270 102550 163950
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 49120 90010 136120
Biochemists and Biophysicists 41430 89470 147320
Biological Scientists 41890 76220
Biomedical Engineers 52600 91200 134150
Budget Analysts 45720 72100 102280
Camera Operators 19610 49010 87850
Chemical Engineers 58830 102270 146650
Chemists 41080 76870 117850
Chiropractors 31030 79550 142570
Choreographers 19560 44930 74060
Civil Engineers 51280 84140 119620
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 38450 72220 110410
Computer and Info. Research Scientists 57220 103670 151660
Computer and Info. Systems Managers 74940 129130 185150
Computer Hardware Engineers 63970 103980 147610
Computer Programmers 42850 78260 115610
Computer Systems Analysts 49950 83800 120060
Curators 27740 54600 87380
Customer Service Representatives 19500 33110 49800
Database Administrators 42930 79120 116870
Dental Hygienists 46540 70700 94850
Dentists, General 74130 163240
Dietitians and Nutritionists 34500 56170 76400
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 18790 42640 73180
Economists 51410 99480 155490
Editors 29340 62440 98430
Education, Training, and Library Workers 19940 41280 71870
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 31920 56170 87020
Electrical Engineers 56490 91810 131660
Electronics Engineers 58470 95250 139500
Elementary School Teachers 35630 56130 81230
Environmental Engineers 49510 85140 119560
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 38570 68970 110560
Fashion Designers 34110 72620 127820
Financial Analysts 47130 89410 145580
Financial Examiners 43240 84220 138700
Financial Managers 59630 123260
Financial Services Sales Agents 32030 100910
Fine Artists 19410 54000 90050
Food Scientists and Technologists 33900 64140 105080
Health and Safety Engineers 45370 79760 116610
Historians 27020 58240 97020
Industrial Engineers 51180 82100 115340
Interior Designers 25670 52970 86430
Interpreters and Translators 23570 53410 88010
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 30060 102470 172730
Lawyers 54310 130880
Legal Secretaries 26250 44380 66940
Legislators 16470 38590 85920
Librarians 33380 57190 84850
Management Analysts 44370 88070 141780
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects 54260 96140 145790
Marketing Managers 62650 129870
Materials Engineers 52900 87490 127850
Materials Scientists 46960 89740 131460
Mathematicians 56040 101280 152140
Mechanical Engineers 52030 84770 119950
Medical Assistants 21080 30550 40810
Medical Scientists 41340 87830 146280
Middle School Teachers 36740 56280 81620
Multimedia Artists and Animators 34860 69560 109370
Music Directors and Composers 21450 53420 85770
Natural Sciences Managers 65040 130400
Nuclear Engineers 68940 107140 147670
Operations Research Analysts 40550 79830 126000
Optometrists 52590 109810 183980
Personal Financial Advisors 32280 90820
Petroleum Engineers 75030 147470
Pharmacists 89280 114950 144090
Photographers 17520 36330 65510
Physical Therapists 55620 81110 110670
Physician Assistants 62430 92460 120060
Physicists 57640 114150 171430
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 32350 57770 84980
Political Scientists 49290 104600 155490
Producers and Directors 32080 92390
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 51630 108260 176400
Public Relations Specialists 30760 61980 96880
Real Estate Sales Agents 20700 51930 92860
Recreational Therapists 26410 44280 65040
Reporters and Correspondents 20770 45120 75420
Sales Engineers 55660 99290 149300
Sales Managers 52950 119980
Secondary School Teachers 36930 57770 84000
Social and Community Service Managers 36250 64460 97720
Social Workers 27450 47370
Sociologists 43280 80820 129780
Software Applications Developers 55190 93280 136490
Soil and Plant Scientists 36010 63290 101120
Special Education Teachers 36200 58140
Speech-Language Pathologists 44380 72730 106530
Statisticians 42220 79570 119710
Systems Software Developers 62800 102550 147030
Technical Writers 38700 67910 102250
Veterinarians 51530 93250 141680
Writers and Authors 27770 68420 115740
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 37100 62500 94070