What are the highest paying jobs in Terre Haute?

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (STACKER) — You may be in the market for a new job or considering a career change. Or you may be curious about how much the surgeon who lives next door puts in the bank every two weeks. Whatever your motivation, we have the answer to your questions about the top-paying jobs in the Terre Haute area.

Stacker, a media company that specializes in telling stories with data, collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Terre Haute 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 2019.

In Terre Haute, the annual mean wage is $42,150 or 21.2% lower than national mean of $53,490, while the highest-paying occupation makes $181,680.

Read on to see which jobs make the list:

50. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $58,840
  • #308 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 40

National

  • Annual mean salary: $94,950
  • Employment: 121,340
  • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($189,800)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($180,940)
    • Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($178,670)

49. Chemical technicians

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $59,080
  • #18 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 40

National

  • Annual mean salary: $52,910
  • Employment: 65,760
  • Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Baton Rouge, LA ($71,820)
    • Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX ($71,440)
    • Parkersburg-Vienna, WV ($68,000)

48. Occupational therapy assistants

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $59,890
  • #109 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: data not available

National

  • Annual mean salary: $61,880
  • Employment: 44,990
  • Entry level education requirements: Associate’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ($92,580)
    • Visalia-Porterville, CA ($83,690)
    • Reno, NV ($81,800)

47. Cost estimators

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $60,310
  • #284 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 60

National

  • Annual mean salary: $71,350
  • Employment: 210,000
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($98,960)
    • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($98,930)
    • Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($93,350)

46. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $60,770
  • #272 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 440

National

  • Annual mean salary: $71,110
  • Employment: 1,344,530
  • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Santa Fe, NM ($94,880)
    • Kingston, NY ($91,660)
    • Portsmouth, NH-ME ($90,850)

45. Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $61,270
  • #35 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 70

National

  • Annual mean salary: $54,840
  • Employment: 147,800
  • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Fairbanks, AK ($80,010)
    • Urban Honolulu, HI ($77,660)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($75,510)

44. Accountants and auditors

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $61,600
  • #350 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 330

National

  • Annual mean salary: $79,520
  • Employment: 1,280,700
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($102,090)
    • Salinas, CA ($97,640)
    • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($95,570)

43. Editors

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $61,730
  • #57 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: data not available

National

  • Annual mean salary: $71,910
  • Employment: 95,970
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($92,870)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($88,530)
    • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($88,150)

42. Compliance officers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $62,310
  • #233 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 70

National

  • Annual mean salary: $72,850
  • Employment: 317,600
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($103,530)
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($93,740)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($92,960)

41. Information security analysts

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $62,830
  • #190 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 30

National

  • Annual mean salary: $104,210
  • Employment: 125,570
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($133,040)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($127,850)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($122,570)

40. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $63,850
  • #271 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 270

National

  • Annual mean salary: $70,550
  • Employment: 485,700
  • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($94,180)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($89,740)
    • Fairbanks, AK ($88,950)

39. Chemical equipment operators and tenders

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $63,980
  • #12 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 150

National

  • Annual mean salary: $51,540
  • Employment: 87,120
  • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Billings, MT ($78,670)
    • Hattiesburg, MS ($70,540)
    • Tuscaloosa, AL ($69,990)

38. Occupational health and safety specialists

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $65,380
  • #230 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 50

National

  • Annual mean salary: $76,290
  • Employment: 92,780
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
  • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($108,230)
  • Idaho Falls, ID ($99,020)
  • Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($97,560)

37. Registered nurses

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $65,650
  • #244 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 1,650

National

  • Annual mean salary: $77,460
  • Employment: 2,982,280
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
    • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($140,740)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($138,000)
    • Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($134,000)

36. Training and development specialists

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $66,780
  • #78 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 90

National

  • Annual mean salary: $65,640Employment: 312,450
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Decatur, AL ($101,480)
    • Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($96,040)
    • San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA ($92,960)

35. Network and computer systems administrators

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $66,940
  • #310 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 90

National

  • Annual mean salary: $88,410
  • Employment: 354,450
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,440)
  • Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD ($112,910)
  • California-Lexington Park, MD ($109,790)

34. Labor relations specialists

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $67,660
  • #78 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 60

National

  • Annual mean salary: $71,870
  • Employment: 75,580
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Spartanburg, SC ($111,160)
    • Olympia-Tumwater, WA ($106,620)
    • Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ($106,380)

33. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $68,570
  • #146 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 170

National

  • Annual mean salary: $71,440
  • Employment: 626,180
  • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($108,140)
    • Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA ($104,640)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($99,580)

32. Electricians

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $71,070
  • #31 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 380

National

  • Annual mean salary: $60,370
  • Employment: 688,620
  • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($100,400)
    • Trenton, NJ ($84,950)
    • Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA ($84,810)

31. Speech-language pathologists

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $71,110
  • #264 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 50

National

  • Annual mean salary: $82,000
  • Employment: 154,360
  • Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($117,710)
    • Corvallis, OR ($105,380)
    • Chico, CA ($104,640)

30. Mechanical engineers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $73,730
  • #292 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 70

National

  • Annual mean salary: $93,540
  • Employment: 306,990
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($125,640)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($123,270)
    • Lake Charles, LA ($120,950)

29. Computer systems analysts

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $73,970
  • #276 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 90

National

  • Annual mean salary: $96,160
  • Employment: 589,060
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($122,990)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($121,300)
    • Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($119,540)

28. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $75,170
  • #181 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 50

National

  • Annual mean salary: $87,450
  • Employment: 113,270
  • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Santa Rosa, CA ($136,390)
    • Jefferson City, MO ($118,920)
    • Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($117,960)

27. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $75,320
  • #210 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 80

National

  • Annual mean salary: $92,980
  • Employment: 306,980
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Durham-Chapel Hill, NC ($136,780)
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($128,380)
    • Casper, WY ($125,850)

26. Construction managers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $76,740
  • #326 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 60

National

  • Annual mean salary: $105,000
  • Employment: 293,380
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ ($160,500)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($148,140)
    • Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ ($146,820)

25. Personal financial advisors

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $81,760
  • #204 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 60

National

  • Annual mean salary: $119,290
  • Employment: 210,190
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Montgomery, AL ($178,100)
    • Santa Fe, NM ($173,970)
    • San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA ($171,370)

24. Management analysts

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $81,850
  • #195 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 80

National

  • Annual mean salary: $95,560
  • Employment: 709,750
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Dothan, AL ($132,090)
    • Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL ($127,750)
    • Barnstable Town, MA ($127,570)

23. Electrical engineers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $82,970
  • #254 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 40

National

  • Annual mean salary: $103,480
  • Employment: 185,570
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($138,450)
    • Salinas, CA ($129,850)
    • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($128,080)

22. First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $83,210
  • #112 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 60

National

  • Annual mean salary: $86,180
  • Employment: 249,090
  • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Durham-Chapel Hill, NC ($116,640)
    • Raleigh, NC ($112,570)
    • Lake Charles, LA ($110,260)

21. Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $84,060
  • #2 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: data not available

National

  • Annual mean salary: $60,360
  • Employment: 58,930
  • Entry level education requirements: Postsecondary nondegree award
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA ($84,740)
    • Terre Haute, IN ($84,060)
    • Bismarck, ND ($82,300)

20. Sales managers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $85,000
  • #354 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 40

National

  • Annual mean salary: $141,690
  • Employment: 402,600
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($195,220)
    • Trenton, NJ ($178,020)
    • Portsmouth, NH-ME ($175,500)

19. Physical therapists

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $85,420
  • #246 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 70

National

  • Annual mean salary: $90,170
  • Employment: 233,350
  • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
  • Yuba City, CA ($116,360)
  • Bakersfield, CA ($116,120)
  • Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($113,950)

18. Lawyers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $86,970
  • #305 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 180

National

  • Annual mean salary: $145,300
  • Employment: 657,170
  • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($218,420)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($188,910)
    • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($179,590)

17. Industrial engineers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $87,110
  • #166 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 170

National

  • Annual mean salary: $92,660
  • Employment: 291,710
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($131,850)
    • Billings, MT ($124,350)
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,940)

16. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $87,200
  • #229 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 110

National

  • Annual mean salary: $100,340
  • Employment: 271,020
  • Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Modesto, CA ($150,080)
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($143,890)
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($138,820)

15. Software developers and software quality assurance analysts and testers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $87,670
  • #231 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 60

National

  • Annual mean salary: $111,620
  • Employment: 1,406,870
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($145,730)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($145,250)
    • Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($134,090)

14. Computer and information systems managers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $88,510
  • #328 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 70

National

  • Annual mean salary: $156,390
  • Employment: 433,960
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($215,090)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($201,960)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($196,290)

13. Financial managers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $90,040
  • #368 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 150

National

  • Annual mean salary: $147,530
  • Employment: 654,790
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($208,770)
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($203,430)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($182,190)

12. Occupational therapists

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $91,680
  • #59 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 50

National

  • Annual mean salary: $86,210
  • Employment: 133,570
  • Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • The Villages, FL ($115,090)
    • Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($108,870)
    • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($107,450)

11. Industrial production managers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $93,090
  • #320 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 140

National

  • Annual mean salary: $115,110
  • Employment: 185,790
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Florence, SC ($158,000)
    • Boulder, CO ($149,990)
    • Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX ($149,500)

10. General and operations managers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $95,880
  • #275 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 940

National

  • Annual mean salary: $123,030
  • Employment: 2,400,280
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($189,060)
    • Trenton, NJ ($173,050)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($167,160)

9. Medical and health services managers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $101,870
  • #214 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 190

National

  • Annual mean salary: $115,160
  • Employment: 394,910
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($163,280)
    • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($159,190)
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($154,570)

8. Veterinarians

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $103,820
  • #117 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 30

National

  • Annual mean salary: $104,820
  • Employment: 74,540
  • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Sherman-Denison, TX ($210,960)
    • Lubbock, TX ($176,730)
    • Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($161,230)

7. Nurse practitioners

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $114,120
  • #104 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 150

National

  • Annual mean salary: $111,840
  • Employment: 200,600
  • Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($175,060)
    • Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA ($160,110)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($157,150)

6. Physician assistants

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $114,130
  • #106 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 40

National

  • Annual mean salary: $112,410
  • Employment: 120,090
  • Entry level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Salinas, CA ($161,370)
    • Leominster-Gardner, MA ($156,250)
    • Waterbury, CT ($154,550)

5. Chief executives

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $116,670
  • #301 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 150

National

  • Annual mean salary: $193,850
  • Employment: 205,890
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($270,040)
    • Sioux Falls, SD ($264,330)
    • Midland, TX ($258,760)

4. Architectural and engineering managers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $116,990
  • #264 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 40

National

  • Annual mean salary: $152,930
  • Employment: 194,250
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($203,310)
    • Amarillo, TX ($198,010)
    • Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL ($188,210)

3. Marketing managers

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $122,220
  • #155 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 40

National

  • Annual mean salary: $149,200
  • Employment: 263,680
  • Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($199,710)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($188,810)
    • Boulder, CO ($183,460)

2. Pharmacists

Terre Haute, IN

  • Annual mean salary: $130,350
  • #111 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 190

National

  • Annual mean salary: $125,510
  • Employment: 311,200
  • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Tyler, TX ($161,790)
    • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($158,250)
    • Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($157,850)

1. Family medicine physicians

Terre Haute, IN

Annual mean salary: $181,680
#223 highest pay among all metros
Employment: 40

National

  • Annual mean salary: $213,270
  • Employment: 109,370
  • Entry level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Racine, WI ($286,030)
    • Jacksonville, NC ($282,580)
    • Gadsden, AL ($281,430)

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