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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:
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:
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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|1||Obstetricians and Gynecologists||$232,120|
|5||Family and General Practitioners||$179,460|
|6||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$176,840|
|11||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$127,870|
|13||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$123,610|
|14||Managers, All Other||$121,850|
|19||Human Resources Managers||$115,900|
|21||Personal Financial Advisors||$114,470|
|22||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$113,760|
|23||General and Operations Managers||$111,060|
|24||Natural Sciences Managers||$110,600|
|25||Funeral Service Managers||$106,320|
|27||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$104,120|
|28||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$104,010|
|29||Medical and Health Services Managers||$103,690|
|32||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$102,010|
|33||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$101,570|
|34||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$98,050|
|35||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$97,440|
|36||Computer Network Architects||$95,690|
|37||Industrial Production Managers||$94,620|
|40||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$91,240|
|41||Training and Development Managers||$89,500|
|42||Administrative Services Managers||$88,700|
|43||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$87,060|
|45||Software Developers, Applications||$85,800|
|46||Computer Systems Analysts||$85,640|
|47||Computer Hardware Engineers||$85,510|
|49||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$84,920|
|52||Information Security Analysts||$83,520|
|53||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$82,900|
|54||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$82,260|
|60||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,780|
|61||Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$77,370|
|62||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$77,170|
|65||Operations Research Analysts||$75,770|
|67||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$75,570|
|68||Computer Occupations, All Other||$75,560|
|71||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$74,420|
|72||Power Distributors and Dispatchers||$73,670|
|74||Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary||$73,640|
|76||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$72,160|
|77||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$72,110|
|78||Postsecondary Teachers, All Other||$71,940|
|82||Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||$70,640|
|83||Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay||$70,170|
|84||Social and Community Service Managers||$70,120|
|85||Accountants and Auditors||$68,940|
|87||Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers||$68,540|
|90||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$68,110|
|92||Commercial and Industrial Designers||$67,510|
|93||Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||$67,300|
|94||Music Directors and Composers||$66,950|
|98||Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products||$64,720|
|99||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$64,490|
|100||Urban and Regional Planners||$64,400|
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