Need More Money? 10 of the Highest-Paid Jobs in Texas
We all talk about it, right? Everyone wants to know the numbers on the paycheck before they take the job.
Want to know who's making the most money? Texas has the 9th-largest economy in the world, according to businessintexas.com. Here's a look at the highest-paid professions in the Lone Star State.
Top 10 Highest-Paid Jobs in Texas
According to businessinsider.com, chemical and petroleum engineers and various specialties of physicians all make six-figure salaries in the state of Texas. However, allstudyguide.com named the top highest-paying jobs that don't require medical or engineering degrees, and the salary per hour for each one (except pilot) as of 2022.
#10 - Chief Executive Officer– $107,680 per year; $51.77 per hour
# 9 - Sales Managers– $132,290 per year; $63.60 per hour
# 8 - Management Analysts– $87,660 per year; $42.14 per hour
# 7 - Actuary– $111,030 per year; $53.38 per hour
# 6 - Marketing Managers– $141,490 per year; $68.03 per hour
# 5 - Human Resources Managers– $121,220 per year; $58.28 per hour
# 4 - Financial manager– $134,180 per year; $64.51 per hour
# 3 - Lawyer– $126,930 per year; $61.03 per hour
# 2 - Pilot– $130,440 per year
# 1 - IT manager– $151,150 per year; $72.67 per hour
Highest Paid Jobs in the United States
Though high pay is the priority when searching for a new position or career, some people would be happy having a job they can enjoy, even if the money isn't the greatest. However, if a good salary is really important to you, it helps to attend medical school.
These are the 10 best-paying jobs in America for 2022, according to U.S. News and World Report.
# 6 - Physician
# 5 - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
# 4 - Orthodontist
# 3 - Obstetrician and Gynecologist
# 2 - Surgeon
# 1 - Anesthesiologist
Highest-Paid Jobs in Texas Without a Degree
College is not for everyone, but we all need to have some form of income. Here are some jobs to check into if you don't have a 4-year degree:
- Insurance appraisers
- Wind turbine service technicians
- Crane and tower operators
- Elevator and escalator installers and repairers
I still can't believe that radio isn't on the list somewhere. I guess I'll just have to keep playing the lottery!