These Are the Highest-Paying Jobs in the Philippines for 2019


Every job has its pros and cons. But sometimes, having great pay can outweigh all the rest. If you're someone who believes that, then this list of the highest-paying jobs in the Philippines might be of interest. The Bureau of Local Employment, in cooperation with the DOLE, has released its report on labor market trends for 2019 with a focus on the Philippines' highest-paying jobs.

Though the government has done several reports in the past, the findings of this recent issue are particularly fascinating since the Philippines continues to be one of the fastest-growing economies. The bureau points to the younger population as one of the factors of the unprecedented growth trajectory of the economy, but it also asserts that the youth's contribution lies on the knowledge and skills they acquire through education and training.

More: Where to Find the Best Paying Jobs for Filipino Workers

In an effort to guide the youth in making informed career- and work-related decisions, the department has released a list of the top 10 highest-paying jobs in the country. Check out the table below.


The highest-paying job goes to aircraft pilots, navigators, and flight engineers with an estimated salary of P116,714. Those in the securities and finance industries come next, while civil engineers, actuaries, computer programmers, system analysts and designers, computer engineers, accountants, production supervisors and foremen, and statisticians fill up the next slots.

Before you think about making a career change and committing to flight training, however, you should know that pilotless passenger planes could soon be a reality.

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Paolo Chua
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Paolo Chua is the Associate Style Editor at Esquire Philippines, where he writes about fashion and grooming. Before joining Esquire Philippines, he was a writer at Town & Country Philippines.
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