The 50 highest paying jobs in St. Louis


Stacker is a media company that specializes in telling stories with data. Recently, they collected information on the highest-paying jobs in St. Louis:

"Data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by average annual salary with information up to date as of May 2019. In St. Louis, the annual mean wage is $51,750, or 3.3% lower than the national mean of $53,490. The highest-paying occupation makes $272,000. Read on to see which jobs make the list."

Is your job on the list? Check out the list below:

50. Anthropology and archeology teachers, postsecondary

49. Nurse Midwives

48. Nurse Practioners

47. Computer network architects

46. Chemical Engineers

45. Education administrators, postsecondary

44. Atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers, postsecondary

43. Computer hardware engineers

42. Natural sciences managers

41. Political science teachers, postsecondary

39. Medical and health services managers

38. Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers

37. Industrial production managers

36. Actuaries

35. Business teachers, postsecondary

34. Air traffic controllers

33. Optometrists

32. Aerospace engineers

31. General and operations managers

30. Computer and information research scientists

29. Human resources managers

28. Construction managers

27. Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers

26. Training and development managers

25. Lawyers

24. Physicists

23. Marketing managers

22. Petroleum Engineers

21. Pharmacists

20. Advertising and promotions managers

19. Purchasing managers

18. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

17. Podiatrists

16. Computer and information systems managers

15. Sales managers

14. Financial managers

13. Compensation and benefits managers

12. Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates

11. Architectural and engineering managers

Now for the top 10:

10. Nurse anesthetists – Annual mean salary: $169,720

9. Dentists, general – Annual mean salary: $175,410

8. Funeral home managers – Annual mean salary: $178,660

7. Family medicine physicians – Annual mean salary: $179,260

6. Pediatricians, general – Annual mean salary: $200,120

5. Obstetricians and gynecologists – Annual mean salary: $201,490

4. Chief executives – Annual mean salary: $202,330

3. General internal medicine physicians – Annual mean salary: $209,390

2. Psychiatrists – Annual mean salary: $219,940

1. Anesthesiologists – Annual mean salary: $272,760


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