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Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, & Hearing Officers $91,530 $117,650   
Agricultural Inspectors $43,630 $50,930   
Air Traffic Controllers $118,780 $150,690   
Animal Control Workers $34,370 $41,010   
Bailiffs $42,360 $56,120   
Bioinformatics Scientists $77,920 $89,930 
Bridge & Lock Tenders $46,210 $55,440   
Correctional Officers & Jailers $44,910 $55,670 
Court Clerks $37,340 $44,250   
Court Reporters $55,000 $71,090   
Criminal Investigators & Special Agents $80,540 $101,940   
Crossing Guards $27,040 $32,060   
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs $42,460 $49,370   
Emergency Management Directors $69,810 $88,970   
Epidemiologists $74,120 $87,160   
Fire Inspectors $58,980 $73,050   
Fire Investigators $58,980 $73,050   
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers $61,790 $77,520   
First-Line Supervisors of Police & Detectives $84,260 $104,150   
Fish & Game Wardens $53,260 $62,320   
Forensic Science Technicians $58,610 $72,230 
Forest & Conservation Technicians $37,990 $45,710   
Forest Fire Fighting & Prevention Supervisors $73,550 $90,920   
Forest Fire Inspectors & Prevention Specialists $43,230 $53,510   
Forest Firefighters $48,750 $61,950 
Geneticists $77,920 $89,930 
Geographers $75,610 $90,350   
Highway Maintenance Workers $37,910 $45,440   
Historians $61,180 $81,180   
Hydrologists $81,930 $96,950   
Immigration & Customs Inspectors $80,540 $101,940   
Intelligence Analysts $80,540 $101,940 
Judges, Magistrate Judges, & Magistrates $106,420 $147,540   
Judicial Law Clerks $54,350 $64,990   
Legislators $40,430 $59,720   
Library Assistants, Clerical $26,010 $30,800   
Library Technicians $33,490 $41,120   
License Clerks $37,340 $44,250   
Molecular & Cellular Biologists $77,920 $89,930 
Municipal Clerks $37,340 $44,250   
Municipal Fire Fighting & Prevention Supervisors $73,550 $90,920   
Municipal Firefighters $48,750 $61,950 
Park Naturalists $64,420 $76,440   
Parking Enforcement Workers $37,750 $46,930   
Police Detectives $80,540 $101,940   
Police Identification & Records Officers $80,540 $101,940   
Police Patrol Officers $59,560 $74,870 
Police, Fire, & Ambulance Dispatchers $39,410 $47,520   
Political Scientists $104,000 $137,500   
Postal Service Clerks $49,040 $55,880   
Postal Service Mail Carriers $51,790 $57,220   
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, & Processing Machine Operators $48,710 $54,530   
Postmasters & Mail Superintendents $67,000 $77,630   
Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Specialists $53,360 $65,320   
Radio Operators $45,740 $57,180   
Range Managers $64,420 $76,440   
Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs $59,560 $74,870 
Soil & Water Conservationists $64,420 $76,440   
Subway & Streetcar Operators $59,230 $71,810   
Tax Examiners & Collectors, & Revenue Agents $56,890 $70,400   
Traffic Technicians $46,540 $58,300   
Transit & Railroad Police $53,170 $61,790   
Transportation Planners $80,040 $96,400 
Transportation Security Screeners $38,600 $41,090   
Urban & Regional Planners $69,010 $83,550   
Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant & System Operators $46,140 $56,290   
Word Processors & Typists $37,440 $43,180   
Zoologists & Wildlife Biologists $63,230 $73,930   
Acupuncturists $85,050 $103,690 
Administrative Services Managers $92,250 $113,070   
Aerospace Engineers $107,700 $130,260   
Agricultural Engineers $75,440 $90,350   
Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians $58,850 $70,920   
Airfield Operations Specialists $51,190 $61,650   
Allergists & Immunologists $189,760 $# 
Ambulance Drivers & Attendants $25,490 $29,430 
Amusement & Recreation Attendants $20,590 $22,210 
Anthropologists $61,980 $77,000   
Appraisers, Real Estate $58,010 $73,880   
Arbitrators, Mediators, & Conciliators $70,740 $84,880   
Archeologists $61,980 $77,000   
Architectural & Engineering Managers $138,720 $162,690   
Archivists $52,930 $64,840   
Art Therapists $46,060 $56,860 
Assessors $58,010 $73,880   
Astronomers $107,140 $145,810   
Atmospheric & Space Scientists $88,090 $107,890   
Aviation Inspectors $70,820 $91,910   
Avionics Technicians $58,460 $70,290   
Biochemical Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Biofuels Processing Technicians $55,240 $66,550 
Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology & Product Development Managers $138,720 $162,690 
Bioinformatics Technicians $42,990 $52,650 
Biological Technicians $44,610 $53,300   
Biologists $79,200 $95,800   
Biomass Plant Technicians $55,240 $66,550 
Biostatisticians $84,010 $104,910 
Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists & Site Managers $110,210 $134,820 
Budget Analysts $73,940 $89,410   
Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists $45,160 $54,710   
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client $29,910 $36,530   
Bus Drivers, Transit & Intercity $39,410 $49,840   
Business Continuity Planners $73,000 $89,600 
Business Intelligence Analysts $85,520 $106,300 
Cartographers & Photogrammetrists $64,570 $78,140 
Chemists $79,140 $99,360   
Child, Family, & School Social Workers $46,180 $55,400   
Civil Engineering Technicians $50,290 $60,520   
Civil Engineers $87,130 $104,190 
Claims Examiners, Property & Casualty Insurance $63,500 $76,840   
Climate Change Analysts $72,050 $87,980 
Clinical Data Managers $84,010 $104,910 
Clinical Research Coordinators $136,450 $165,210 
Community Health Workers $38,180 $46,100 
Compensation, Benefits, & Job Analysis Specialists $64,380 $76,690   
Compliance Managers $110,210 $134,820 
Computer & Information Research Scientists $113,190 $134,380   
Computer Operators $41,240 $51,740   
Computer Systems Engineers/Architects $85,520 $106,300 
Construction & Building Inspectors $58,430 $71,490   
Control & Valve Installers & Repairers $54,750 $69,620   
Coroners $68,000 $83,180   
Curators $56,690 $69,950   
Customs Brokers $73,000 $89,600 
Data Warehousing Specialists $85,520 $106,300 
Database Architects $85,520 $106,300 
Dermatologists $189,760 $# 
Dietitians & Nutritionists $57,440 $69,580 
Distance Learning Coordinators $82,960 $101,260 
Document Management Specialists $85,520 $106,300 
Economists $105,290 $129,880   
Electrical & Electronics Installers & Repairers, Transportation Equipment $55,430 $65,910   
Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Commercial & Industrial Equipment $55,610 $65,670   
Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, & Relay $70,110 $80,400   
Electrical Engineering Technicians $60,330 $72,300   
Electrical Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers $64,990 $79,010   
Electromechanical Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Electronics Engineering Technicians $60,330 $72,300   
Electronics Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Electronics Engineers $99,660 $119,100   
Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics $35,110 $41,780 
Endoscopy Technicians $35,440 $42,810 
Energy Auditors $73,000 $89,600 
Energy Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Environmental Compliance Inspectors $68,000 $83,180   
Environmental Economists $105,290 $129,880 
Environmental Engineering Technicians $51,030 $61,790   
Environmental Engineers $86,340 $104,670   
Environmental Restoration Planners $72,050 $87,980 
Environmental Science & Protection Technicians, Including Health $45,910 $55,630   
Environmental Scientists & Specialists, Including Health $72,050 $87,980   
Equal Opportunity Representatives & Officers $68,000 $83,180   
Executive Secretaries & Executive Administrative Assistants $53,590 $64,480   
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters $53,160 $64,910   
Farm & Home Management Advisors $49,000 $60,470   
Farm Labor Contractors $47,790 $62,120   
File Clerks $29,510 $35,580   
Financial Examiners $86,460 $107,400   
Financial Quantitative Analysts $71,230 $86,500 
Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineers $84,850 $104,900   
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers $64,670 $78,310 
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators $57,530 $70,510   
Fitness & Wellness Coordinators $82,960 $101,260 
Forest & Conservation Workers $29,640 $36,630   
Foresters $60,070 $71,520   
Fraud Examiners, Investigators & Analysts $71,230 $86,500 
Freight & Cargo Inspectors $70,820 $91,910   
Fuel Cell Technicians $63,140 $76,560 
Gaming Surveillance Officers & Gaming Investigators $32,290 $37,810   
Geodetic Surveyors $60,310 $75,920 
Geographic Information Systems Technicians $85,520 $106,300 
Geoscientists $105,390 $129,270   
Geospatial Information Scientists & Technologists $85,520 $106,300 
Geothermal Technicians $40,400 $50,550 
Government Property Inspectors & Investigators $68,000 $83,180   
Health Educators $55,260 $68,980   
Healthcare Social Workers $53,590 $63,890 
Hoist & Winch Operators $48,820 $66,310   
Hospitalists $189,760 $# 
Human Resources Assistants $38,980 $46,160   
Human Resources Managers $114,140 $138,320   
Human Resources Specialists $62,590 $76,050 
Hydroelectric Plant Technicians $55,240 $66,550 
Industrial Ecologists $72,050 $87,980 
Industrial Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Industrial Safety & Health Engineers $84,850 $104,900   
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists $90,070 $106,230 
Information Technology Project Managers $85,520 $106,300 
Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, & Investigators $63,500 $76,840   
Investment Fund Managers $110,210 $134,820 
Investment Underwriters $71,230 $86,500 
Lawyers $133,470 $172,540 
Legal Secretaries $45,670 $56,770   
Librarians $58,110 $70,590   
Licensing Examiners & Inspectors $68,000 $83,180   
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, & Other Recreational Protective Service Workers $21,030 $22,880   
Logisticians $76,830 $92,870   
Logistics Analysts $76,830 $92,870 
Logistics Engineers $76,830 $92,870 
Logistics Managers $93,180 $112,400 
Loss Prevention Managers $110,210 $134,820 
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General $38,390 $47,250 
Management Analysts $90,860 $108,320 
Manufacturing Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Manufacturing Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Manufacturing Production Technicians $63,140 $76,560 
Mapping Technicians $43,870 $53,540   
Marine Architects $99,160 $116,910   
Marine Engineers $99,160 $116,910   
Marriage & Family Therapists $51,730 $62,750 
Mathematical Technicians $62,280 $77,290   
Mathematicians $104,350 $127,900 
Mechanical Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Mechatronics Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Mental Health & Substance Abuse Social Workers $45,820 $54,510 
Meter Readers, Utilities $39,970 $50,450   
Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians $55,240 $66,550 
Microbiologists $76,530 $97,270   
Microsystems Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Midwives $56,300 $73,800 
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics $48,720 $57,810   
Museum Technicians & Conservators $44,320 $54,010   
Music Therapists $46,060 $56,860 
Nanosystems Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Nanotechnology Engineering Technicians $63,140 $76,560 
Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists $63,140 $76,560 
Natural Sciences Managers $136,450 $165,210   
Naturopathic Physicians $85,050 $103,690 
Neurologists $189,760 $# 
Neuropsychologists & Clinical Neuropsychologists $89,810 $106,500 
Non-Destructive Testing Specialists $63,140 $76,560 
Nuclear Engineers $104,630 $120,210   
Nuclear Medicine Physicians $189,760 $# 
Occupational Health & Safety Specialists $70,470 $85,560   
Occupational Health & Safety Technicians $51,270 $61,740   
Online Merchants $73,000 $89,600 
Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators $48,020 $58,800   
Operations Research Analysts $82,940 $102,450 
Ophthalmologists $189,760 $# 
Orthoptists $85,050 $103,690 
Paralegals & Legal Assistants $51,840 $62,000   
Pathologists $189,760 $# 
Paving, Surfacing, & Tamping Equipment Operators $42,460 $50,030   
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, & Applicators, Vegetation $33,070 $37,860   
Photonics Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Photonics Technicians $63,140 $76,560 
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physicians $189,760 $# 
Physicists $117,300 $145,010   
Pipelayers $40,730 $49,630   
Power Distributors & Dispatchers $78,170 $92,690   
Power Plant Operators $69,220 $82,000   
Precision Agriculture Technicians $47,860 $58,710 
Preventive Medicine Physicians $189,760 $# 
Procurement Clerks $40,240 $47,440   
Product Safety Engineers $84,850 $104,900   
Psychiatric Aides $28,430 $33,000   
Psychiatric Technicians $35,160 $42,680   
Psychiatrists $182,700 $# 
Purchasing Agents $64,730 $79,170   
Purchasing Managers $111,810 $136,390   
Quality Control Analysts $47,860 $58,710 
Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists $99,660 $119,100 
Radio Mechanics $49,880 $64,730   
Radio, Cellular, & Tower Equipment Installers & Repairers $49,880 $64,730   
Radiologists $189,760 $# 
Rail-Track Laying & Maintenance Equipment Operators $50,740 $59,350   
Recreation Workers $25,830 $29,800 
Recreational Therapists $46,060 $56,860   
Refuse & Recyclable Material Collectors $36,030 $44,790   
Regulatory Affairs Managers $110,210 $134,820 
Regulatory Affairs Specialists $68,000 $83,180 
Rehabilitation Counselors $37,890 $45,570   
Remote Sensing Scientists & Technologists $95,670 $122,270 
Remote Sensing Technicians $47,860 $58,710 
Retail Loss Prevention Specialists $32,360 $38,450 
Risk Management Specialists $71,230 $86,500 
Robotics Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Sailors & Marine Oilers $40,970 $50,610   
Search Marketing Strategists $85,520 $106,300 
Security Management Specialists $73,000 $89,600 
Security Managers $110,210 $134,820 
Septic Tank Servicers & Sewer Pipe Cleaners $37,010 $44,930 
Ship Engineers $74,600 $92,100   
Signal & Track Switch Repairers $59,920 $71,640   
Social & Community Service Managers $67,730 $81,500   
Social & Human Service Assistants $31,860 $37,640 
Sociologists $78,810 $95,440   
Software Quality Assurance Engineers & Testers $85,520 $106,300 
Soil & Plant Scientists $64,680 $77,550   
Solar Energy Systems Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Solar Thermal Installers & Technicians $38,560 $45,920 
Speech-Language Pathology Assistants $35,440 $42,810 
Sports Medicine Physicians $189,760 $# 
Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators $58,070 $69,530   
Statistical Assistants $42,990 $52,650   
Statisticians $84,010 $104,910 
Storage & Distribution Managers $93,180 $112,400   
Substance Abuse & Behavioral Disorder Counselors $41,870 $50,010 
Supply Chain Managers $110,210 $134,820 
Surveying Technicians $43,870 $53,540   
Surveyors $60,310 $75,920   
Sustainability Specialists $73,000 $89,600 
Transportation Engineers $87,130 $104,190 
Transportation Managers $93,180 $112,400   
Transportation Vehicle, Equipment & Systems Inspectors $70,820 $91,910   
Umpires, Referees, & Other Sports Officials $33,400 $38,180   
Urologists $189,760 $# 
Validation Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Video Game Designers $85,520 $106,300 
Water Resource Specialists $136,450 $165,210 
Water/Wastewater Engineers $86,340 $104,670 
Weatherization Installers & Technicians $38,560 $45,920 
Web Administrators $85,520 $106,300 
Wind Energy Engineers $96,350 $120,440 
Wind Energy Operations Managers $110,210 $134,820 
Wind Energy Project Managers $110,210 $134,820