These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Akron, OH For 2018

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by Chris Kolmar
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Ever wonder who gets paid the most? Or how much your dentist makes for all the pain they put you through?

We had that same burning desire to know more about the highest paid professions in the Akron area. And if you can’t tell by that sentence, we’re a bit of what you’d call data nerds.

We decided to go directly to the source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics.

After scrounging through the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we discovered that Obstetricians And Gynecologists are the highest paid people in Akron.

Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Akron:

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Psychiatrists
  4. Dentists, General
  5. Family and General Practitioners
  6. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  7. Internists, General
  8. Podiatrists
  9. Nurse Anesthetists
  10. Optometrists

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 4 on the list of highest paid professions in the Akron. So the next time you sit there while they drill you can dwell on the fact that they are getting extremely well paid for it.

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Akron and Ohio job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Akron For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 451 job classifications in Akron in order to identify those that get paid the most.

Pretty straightforward and easy to do when the government does your job for you 🙂

We used the most recently released BLS data for this analysis which came out on March 30, 2018.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Akron

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $232,120 $129,880 90
2 Chief Executives $215,490 $88,870 470
3 Psychiatrists $208,150 $158,660 80
4 Dentists, General $186,090 $132,290 240
5 Family and General Practitioners $179,460 $53,110 220
6 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $176,840 $51,870 1,440
7 Internists, General $155,620 $57,370 140
8 Podiatrists $147,290 $86,150 40
9 Nurse Anesthetists $141,200 $105,520 170
10 Optometrists $131,640 $67,060 70
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers $127,870 $73,430 740
12 Sales Managers $126,600 $59,930 820
13 Architectural and Engineering Managers $123,610 $72,720 430
14 Managers, All Other $121,850 $50,220 680
15 Marketing Managers $121,250 $57,370 350
16 Sales Engineers $117,710 $50,320 330
17 Purchasing Managers $117,640 $63,530 170
18 Financial Managers $116,320 $52,630 1,460
19 Human Resources Managers $115,900 $64,410 280
20 Pharmacists $114,850 $82,320 810
21 Personal Financial Advisors $114,470 $41,910 280
22 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $113,760 $50,270 50
23 General and Operations Managers $111,060 $43,720 4,340
24 Natural Sciences Managers $110,600 $55,980 50
25 Funeral Service Managers $106,320 $57,660 50
26 Financial Examiners $104,490 $43,720 150
27 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $104,120 $50,230 40
28 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $104,010 $27,060 50
29 Medical and Health Services Managers $103,690 $63,400 1,040
30 Lawyers $103,110 $50,950 940
31 Statisticians $102,630 $17,930 100
32 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $102,010 $32,910 400
33 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $101,570 $56,990 180
34 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $98,050 $31,470 590
35 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $97,440 $51,220 350
36 Computer Network Architects $95,690 $56,710 250
37 Industrial Production Managers $94,620 $52,270 740
38 Materials Scientists $93,470 $47,840 70
39 Nurse Practitioners $91,900 $72,860 440
40 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $91,240 $38,720 70
41 Training and Development Managers $89,500 $37,840 60
42 Administrative Services Managers $88,700 $51,600 750
43 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $87,060 $65,380 530
44 Construction Managers $86,440 $44,820 530
45 Software Developers, Applications $85,800 $54,270 1,780
46 Computer Systems Analysts $85,640 $54,800 1,580
47 Computer Hardware Engineers $85,510 $62,820 70
48 Physical Therapists $85,040 $66,450 460
49 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $84,920 $32,770 60
50 Art Directors $84,280 $46,720 50
51 Materials Engineers $83,540 $47,820 140
52 Information Security Analysts $83,520 $53,950 140
53 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $82,900 $63,360 120
54 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $82,260 $18,510 100
55 Aerospace Engineers $81,540 $60,230 160
56 Physician Assistants $81,190 $56,200 90
57 Occupational Therapists $81,080 $57,620 250
58 Chemists $79,870 $43,610 230
59 Database Administrators $79,040 $45,310 340
60 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $77,780 $20,090 290
61 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $77,370 $41,430 230
62 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $77,170 $33,560 1,880
63 Management Analysts $76,320 $39,050 860
64 Mechanical Engineers $75,780 $51,630 740
65 Operations Research Analysts $75,770 $50,670 40
66 Biomedical Engineers $75,690 $37,630 30
67 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $75,570 $49,690 970
68 Computer Occupations, All Other $75,560 $33,240 410
69 Chemical Engineers $74,800 $47,510 80
70 Speech-Language Pathologists $74,450 $50,550 270
71 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $74,420 $27,340 160
72 Power Distributors and Dispatchers $73,670 $46,530 190
73 Industrial Engineers $73,650 $49,440 610
74 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $73,640 $36,510 140
75 Financial Analysts $72,300 $47,420 340
76 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $72,160 $40,690 660
77 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $72,110 $52,530 130
78 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $71,940 $18,550 50
79 Civil Engineers $71,700 $44,150 560
80 Environmental Engineers $71,510 $52,230 140
81 Electrical Engineers $71,370 $19,000 470
82 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $70,640 $49,430 180
83 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay $70,170 $59,160 60
84 Social and Community Service Managers $70,120 $50,420 250
85 Accountants and Auditors $68,940 $35,870 2,760
86 Credit Analysts $68,940 $39,840 100
87 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $68,540 $32,030 230
88 Budget Analysts $68,500 $44,220 40
89 Logisticians $68,280 $44,030 370
90 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $68,110 $55,870 80
91 Dental Hygienists $67,600 $54,810 510
92 Commercial and Industrial Designers $67,510 $44,750 70
93 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $67,300 $45,890 30
94 Music Directors and Composers $66,950 $32,460 30
95 Computer Programmers $66,810 $34,130 280
96 Commercial Pilots $66,690 $38,740 70
97 Instructional Coordinators $65,940 $36,280 230
98 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $64,720 $41,130 760
99 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $64,490 $43,900 110
100 Urban and Regional Planners $64,400 $49,990 40