Highest-paying jobs in Pittsburgh

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July 8, 2022
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Highest-paying jobs in Pittsburgh

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Pittsburgh, PA, using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by average annual salary with information up to date as of May 2021.

In Pittsburgh, the annual mean wage is $56,060 or 3.8% lower than national mean of $58,260, while the highest-paying occupation makes $314,110. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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#50. Architecture teachers, postsecondary

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $106,560
- #5 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,600
- Employment: 5,950
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($155,970)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($144,550)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($142,180)
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#49. Computer network architects

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $106,960
- #116 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,220

National
- Annual mean salary: $120,650
- Employment: 168,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,600)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($152,900)
--- Rapid City, SD ($145,810)
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#48. Education administrators, postsecondary

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $107,440
- #96 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,160

National
- Annual mean salary: $111,260
- Employment: 155,990
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Corvallis, OR ($178,570)
--- Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC ($165,940)
--- Syracuse, NY ($164,660)
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#47. Nuclear engineers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $107,770
- #16 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

National
- Annual mean salary: $121,760
- Employment: 12,670
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($153,790)
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($143,500)
--- Niles-Benton Harbor, MI ($141,090)
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#46. Computer hardware engineers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $108,110
- #62 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

National
- Annual mean salary: $136,230
- Employment: 73,750
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($185,210)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($183,320)
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($161,580)

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#45. Business teachers, postsecondary

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $108,220
- #48 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 780

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,720
- Employment: 79,640
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Auburn-Opelika, AL ($175,640)
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($175,080)
--- Visalia-Porterville, CA ($154,600)
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#44. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $108,490
- #59 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 800

National
- Annual mean salary: $105,580
- Employment: 144,640
- Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($159,890)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($154,170)
--- Trenton, NJ ($144,620)
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#43. Chemical engineers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $108,700
- #46 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

National
- Annual mean salary: $121,840
- Employment: 24,180
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($173,640)
--- Anchorage, AK ($159,010)
--- Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($152,820)
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#42. Anthropology and archeology teachers, postsecondary

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $108,790
- #11 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

National
- Annual mean salary: $102,110
- Employment: 5,010
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($137,640)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($130,530)
--- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ($128,760)
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#41. Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $109,930
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $104,160
- Employment: 13,840
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kansas City, MO-KS ($151,900)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($148,800)
--- Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ($141,070)

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#40. Medical and health services managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $110,660
- #181 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,950

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,840
- Employment: 436,770
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($162,110)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($157,340)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($156,370)
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#38 (tie). Air traffic controllers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $111,290
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $127,920
- Employment: 21,230
- Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI ($158,210)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($154,180)
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($153,770)
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#38 (tie). Administrative services managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $111,290
- #88 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 740

National
- Annual mean salary: $113,030
- Employment: 224,620
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($149,360)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($142,650)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($141,950)
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#37. Petroleum engineers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $111,660
- #36 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

National
- Annual mean salary: $145,720
- Employment: 22,100
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($214,700)
--- Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($175,590)
--- Anchorage, AK ($169,650)
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#36. General and operations managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $112,260
- #108 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 23,690

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,250
- Employment: 2,984,920
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($165,340)
--- Trenton, NJ ($165,030)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($159,210)

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#35. Electronics engineers, except computer

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $112,890
- #44 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 370

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,490
- Employment: 107,170
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($152,060)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($138,480)
--- Idaho Falls, ID ($136,310)
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#34. Industrial production managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $114,050
- #150 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,220

National
- Annual mean salary: $117,780
- Employment: 192,270
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($155,640)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($153,860)
--- Fort Collins, CO ($153,470)
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#33. Optometrists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $114,690
- #130 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 560

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,440
- Employment: 38,720
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Wilmington, NC ($198,370)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($172,190)
--- Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($169,140)
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#32. Fundraising managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $115,130
- #39 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,400
- Employment: 23,190
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($175,610)
--- Syracuse, NY ($155,700)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($153,980)
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#31. Veterinarians

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $115,380
- #64 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 500

National
- Annual mean salary: $109,920
- Employment: 77,260
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($144,440)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($141,670)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($140,390)

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#30. Actuaries

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $115,860
- #29 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,300
- Employment: 23,040
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ($245,520)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($144,550)
--- Springfield, MA-CT ($144,320)
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#29. Pharmacists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $116,090
- #328 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,260

National
- Annual mean salary: $125,690
- Employment: 312,550
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($168,640)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($163,840)
--- Santa Rosa, CA ($158,420)
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#28. Construction managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $117,130
- #29 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 710

National
- Annual mean salary: $108,210
- Employment: 284,750
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($160,710)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($149,050)
--- Napa, CA ($145,430)
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#27. Compensation and benefits managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $119,060
- #52 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $139,470
- Employment: 15,330
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($190,560)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($187,770)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,130)
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#26. Public relations managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $120,490
- #69 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

National
- Annual mean salary: $138,000
- Employment: 59,850
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($183,410)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($182,890)
--- Boulder, CO ($174,250)

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#25. Advertising and promotions managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $121,430
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $142,860
- Employment: 22,520
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($193,980)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($182,520)
--- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO ($166,620)
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#24. Training and development managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $121,870
- #50 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

National
- Annual mean salary: $128,800
- Employment: 35,830
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($180,360)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($176,270)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($166,410)
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#23. Engineering teachers, postsecondary

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $122,690
- #16 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 800

National
- Annual mean salary: $115,590
- Employment: 35,440
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Ann Arbor, MI ($157,030)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($154,130)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($153,050)
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#22. Nurse practitioners

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $125,270
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,840

National
- Annual mean salary: $118,040
- Employment: 234,690
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($197,870)
--- Napa, CA ($184,700)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($180,380)
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#21. Lawyers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $125,860
- #115 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,350

National
- Annual mean salary: $148,030
- Employment: 681,010
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($231,200)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($191,460)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($186,610)

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#20. Podiatrists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $129,110
- #40 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

National
- Annual mean salary: $158,380
- Employment: 8,840
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($231,930)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($219,920)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($205,040)
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#19. Economics teachers, postsecondary

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $129,650
- #17 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $124,090
- Employment: 11,790
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($180,550)
--- San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ($180,490)
--- Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($172,600)
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#18. Natural sciences managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $130,590
- #66 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 500

National
- Annual mean salary: $156,110
- Employment: 74,760
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($222,360)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($219,240)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($216,750)
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#17. Human resources managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $134,870
- #55 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,370

National
- Annual mean salary: $136,590
- Employment: 166,530
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($190,020)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($186,930)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($175,410)
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#16. Sales managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $134,900
- #78 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,340

National
- Annual mean salary: $142,390
- Employment: 453,800
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($198,960)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($196,910)
--- Boulder, CO ($182,820)

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#15. Purchasing managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $137,310
- #30 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 550

National
- Annual mean salary: $134,590
- Employment: 69,310
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Trenton, NJ ($181,030)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($177,010)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($174,760)
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#14. Dentists, general

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $137,580
- #289 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 680

National
- Annual mean salary: $167,160
- Employment: 108,680
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Manchester, NH ($276,510)
--- Salinas, CA ($234,410)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($229,800)
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#13. Computer and information research scientists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $139,190
- #13 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $142,650
- Employment: 30,840
- Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($209,890)
--- Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ($202,020)
--- Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($183,750)
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#12. Marketing managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $142,070
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,980

National
- Annual mean salary: $153,440
- Employment: 278,690
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($210,280)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($198,870)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($191,310)
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#11. Computer and information systems managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $145,770
- #83 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,990

National
- Annual mean salary: $162,930
- Employment: 485,190
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($228,030)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($211,470)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($202,800)

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#10. Personal financial advisors

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $145,980
- #10 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,410

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,960
- Employment: 263,030
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Barnstable Town, MA ($172,780)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($161,010)
--- East Stroudsburg, PA ($158,790)
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#9. Architectural and engineering managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $153,520
- #74 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,650

National
- Annual mean salary: $158,970
- Employment: 187,100
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($228,000)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($206,050)
--- Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL ($198,430)
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#8. Financial managers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $154,200
- #35 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,260

National
- Annual mean salary: $153,460
- Employment: 681,070
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($209,100)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($201,330)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($188,900)
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#7. Family medicine physicians

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $179,510
- #246 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,040

National
- Annual mean salary: $235,930
- Employment: 102,930
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Coeur d'Alene, ID ($336,820)
--- Fond du Lac, WI ($336,140)
--- Gainesville, GA ($330,930)
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#6. Chief executives

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $228,440
- #79 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,610

National
- Annual mean salary: $213,020
- Employment: 200,480
- Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($313,440)
--- Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($298,960)
--- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($296,480)

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#5. Physicians, pathologists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $238,860
- #25 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $267,180
- Employment: 11,010
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Lexington-Fayette, KY ($351,450)
--- Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA ($344,900)
--- Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR ($341,360)
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#4. Psychiatrists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $266,980
- #35 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $249,760
- Employment: 25,520
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($360,840)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($360,740)
--- Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ($333,190)
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#3. Ophthalmologists, except pediatric

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $275,500
- #19 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $270,090
- Employment: 11,610
- Entry level education requirements: nan
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($356,830)
--- Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA ($355,740)
--- York-Hanover, PA ($344,470)
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#2. General internal medicine physicians

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $303,520
- #25 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 580

National
- Annual mean salary: $242,190
- Employment: 58,260
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Rockford, IL ($359,200)
--- Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC ($350,330)
--- Sumter, SC ($334,810)
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#1. Radiologists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $314,110
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $301,720
- Employment: 29,530
- Entry level education requirements: Doctoral degree
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI ($370,570)
--- Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ($358,680)
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($358,450)

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