These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Appleton, WI 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 Appleton 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 Family And General Practitioners are the highest paid people in Appleton.

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

  1. Family and General Practitioners
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Dentists, General
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Pharmacists
  6. Marketing Managers
  7. Insurance Sales Agents
  8. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  9. Industrial Production Managers
  10. Computer and Information Systems Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 3 on the list of highest paid professions in Appleton. 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 Appleton and Wisconsin job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Appleton For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 302 job classifications in Appleton 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 Appleton

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $274,200 $185,850 70
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $264,890 $181,530 140
3 Dentists, General $223,630 $62,610 100
4 Chief Executives $140,600 $47,890 70
5 Pharmacists $123,040 $88,850 150
6 Marketing Managers $115,070 $56,000 170
7 Insurance Sales Agents $112,490 $40,090 380
8 Architectural and Engineering Managers $112,180 $78,250 130
9 Industrial Production Managers $108,300 $61,650 290
10 Computer and Information Systems Managers $106,820 $72,830 260
11 Sales Managers $104,720 $56,420 370
12 Human Resources Managers $101,880 $68,660 120
13 Financial Managers $100,620 $49,210 380
14 General and Operations Managers $99,700 $31,860 1,640
15 Physician Assistants $98,840 $82,210 50
16 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $96,370 $64,990 180
17 Nurse Practitioners $94,390 $78,170 80
18 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $93,040 $42,750 160
19 Personal Financial Advisors $90,550 $28,370 290
20 Purchasing Managers $89,750 $67,620 60
21 Lawyers $87,350 $43,830 280
22 Software Developers, Systems Software $86,780 $63,470 110
23 Sales Engineers $85,800 $49,920 80
24 Administrative Services Managers $85,430 $56,720 260
25 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $84,630 $45,410 350
26 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $84,140 $53,720 70
27 Civil Engineers $83,420 $64,440 120
28 Software Developers, Applications $81,370 $48,310 310
29 Industrial Engineers $81,230 $58,230 370
30 Management Analysts $79,560 $46,820 320
31 Engineers, All Other $78,310 $50,620 90
32 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $78,030 $53,870 50
33 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door $77,330 $53,290 40
34 Medical and Health Services Managers $77,080 $42,720 280
35 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $75,270 $56,580 140
36 Materials Engineers $74,720 $51,140 40
37 Veterinarians $74,630 $45,430 50
38 Electrical Engineers $74,560 $49,930 180
39 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $74,330 $35,230 2,350
40 Computer Programmers $72,590 $39,560 220
41 Computer Network Architects $72,430 $51,070 70
42 Mechanical Engineers $72,090 $51,050 450
43 Database Administrators $71,640 $32,790 40
44 Computer Systems Analysts $69,770 $51,710 310
45 Managers, All Other $69,240 $27,040 310
46 Compliance Officers $69,160 $44,600 120
47 Physical Therapists $69,030 $32,590 180
48 Accountants and Auditors $67,950 $43,150 890
49 Loan Officers $67,340 $40,940 220
50 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $66,960 $30,520 520
51 Insurance Underwriters $66,790 $36,160 100
52 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $66,250 $37,810 80
53 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $65,780 $29,390 140
54 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $65,390 $43,750 70
55 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $65,280 $35,200 200
56 Occupational Therapists $65,170 $42,610 90
57 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $64,780 $40,420 940
58 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $64,540 $43,120 230
59 Financial Analysts $64,100 $42,270 160
60 Logisticians $63,650 $41,770 90
61 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $62,340 $43,100 420
62 Electrical and Electronics Drafters $61,960 $44,460 40
63 Dental Hygienists $61,700 $52,410 190
64 Speech-Language Pathologists $61,390 $43,670 80
65 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $61,010 $31,690 440
66 Chemists $60,940 $41,430 30
67 Registered Nurses $60,860 $46,620 1,670
68 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $60,250 $39,890 40
69 Technical Writers $59,290 $42,240 30
70 Structural Iron and Steel Workers $59,180 $50,590 230
71 Social and Community Service Managers $59,020 $38,400 120
72 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $58,800 $28,460 570
73 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $58,170 $34,990 60
74 Architectural and Civil Drafters $57,410 $40,300 40
75 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $57,140 $41,880 160
76 Cost Estimators $56,840 $28,160 380
77 Mechanical Drafters $55,970 $35,640 270
78 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $55,760 $34,280 1,140
79 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $55,650 $41,120 70
80 Computer Network Support Specialists $55,490 $34,300 100
81 Librarians $55,300 $34,910 60
82 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $55,070 $33,100 340
83 Radiologic Technologists $54,770 $38,280 130
84 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $54,580 $36,480 80
85 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers $54,380 $39,770 70
86 Training and Development Specialists $54,260 $30,320 230
87 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $54,220 $36,000 60
88 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $54,200 $35,820 260
89 Public Relations Specialists $54,140 $32,550 140
90 Millwrights $54,120 $37,380 150
91 Human Resources Specialists $54,100 $32,750 430
92 Counselors, All Other $53,860 $40,090 60
93 Credit Analysts $53,780 $33,750 80
94 Producers and Directors $53,500 $19,700 30
95 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $53,400 $34,930 40
96 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $53,130 $38,370 970
97 Correctional Officers and Jailers $53,090 $43,790 90
98 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers $52,980 $29,650 1,100
99 Web Developers $52,030 $26,470 100
100 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program $51,940 $31,250 40