Special Report

Highest-Paying Jobs in Boston That Require a Bachelor’s Degree

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5. Nuclear Engineers
> Median annual wage in Boston: $148,020
> Wage as pct. of median wage for all occupations:127.4%
> Median annual wage for occupation nationwide: $116,140
> Total employment for occupation in Houston:210
> Projected employment growth nationwide: – 8.1%

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4. Computer and Information Systems Managers
> Median annual wage in Boston: $157,030
> Wage as pct. of median wage for all occupations:103.9%
> Median annual wage for occupation nationwide: $151,150
> Total employment for occupation in Houston:19,320
> Projected employment growth nationwide: 10.9%

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3. Architectural and Engineering Managers
> Median annual wage in Boston: $161,870
> Wage as pct. of median wage for all occupations:108.3%
> Median annual wage for occupation nationwide: $149,530
> Total employment for occupation in Houston:7,940
> Projected employment growth nationwide: 4.1%

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2. Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
> Median annual wage in Boston: $175,070
> Wage as pct. of median wage for all occupations:108.8%
> Median annual wage for occupation nationwide: $160,970
> Total employment for occupation in Houston: 00
> Projected employment growth nationwide: 13.8%

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1. Natural Sciences Managers
> Median annual wage in Boston: $193,060
> Wage as pct. of median wage for all occupations:140.0%
> Median annual wage for occupation nationwide: $137,940
> Total employment for occupation in Houston:3,660
> Projected employment growth nationwide: 5.7%