What are the highest paid occupations in Oregon? Based on 2018 median wage, a salary more than the annual average of $39,707 is considered to be high. Half of the 2+ million jobs in Oregon in 2017 were paying more than the average.
High wage jobs can be found in every occupational group with 522 of the 805 occupation classifications reporting high wages. Most of these require some type of training, certification, or secondary education levels, but a few can be had with a high school diploma. Competition can be tougher for these desirable positions.
Some of the highest paying occupations include legal, computer/mathematical, engineering/architectural, business/finance, and management. Health care and sciences are found in the next tier followed by things like construction, service, media, education, and social services.
To find out more about these interesting statistics see “Show Me the Money! Oregon’s High Wage Occupations” at https://www.qualityinfo.org/-/show-me-the-money-oregon-s-high-wage-occupations?inheritRedirect=true