The Portland Business Journal used used BLS numbers to compile the 25 non-medical top-paying occupations in the region according to average annual pay.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland’s highest paying job in 2020 was that of a surgeon, an occupation that pulled down an annual average wage of $285,020.
And according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical professions pretty much dominated the highest-paying occupations for the year. Jobs classified by the agency as “health care practitioners and technical occupations” accounted for 12 of the top 25 highest-paying jobs in the metro area.
That’s good news for people with an M.D. after their names, but
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