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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 Arizona. 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 Anesthesiologists are the highest paid people in Arizona.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Arizona:
- Surgeons, Except Ophthalmologists
- Physicians, All Other; and Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric
- General Internal Medicine Physicians
- Family Medicine Physicians
- Dentists, General
- Pediatricians, General
- Dentists, All Other Specialists
- Chief Executives
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in the Grand Canyon State. 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.
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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Arizona For 2021
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 653 job classifications in Arizona 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 data on March 29, 2021.
For more reading, check out:
- These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Phoenix
- These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Arizona
- These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Arizona
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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Arizona
|2||Surgeons, Except Ophthalmologists||$284,260|
|4||Physicians, All Other; And Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric||$240,750|
|5||General Internal Medicine Physicians||$225,020|
|6||Family Medicine Physicians||$218,920|
|9||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$195,800|
|12||Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers||$164,990|
|13||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$157,570|
|14||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$144,080|
|18||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$131,940|
|24||Medical And Health Services Managers||$123,540|
|25||Engineers, All Other||$122,760|
|27||Natural Sciences Managers||$121,900|
|29||Human Resources Managers||$118,380|
|30||Industrial Production Managers||$118,310|
|31||Air Traffic Controllers||$118,180|
|32||Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment And Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; And Managers, All Other||$117,950|
|34||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$116,670|
|36||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$115,700|
|37||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$115,410|
|39||General And Operations Managers||$113,620|
|40||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$112,890|
|41||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$111,810|
|42||Computer Network Architects||$111,010|
|43||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$110,750|
|44||Data Scientists And Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other||$108,590|
|47||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$105,340|
|49||Software Developers And Software Quality Assurance Analysts And Testers||$104,660|
|51||Bioengineers And Biomedical Engineers||$104,080|
|52||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$103,560|
|53||Training And Development Managers||$103,480|
|55||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$102,930|
|56||Biochemists And Biophysicists||$101,940|
|57||Database Administrators And Architects||$101,920|
|58||First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives||$101,710|
|59||Information Security Analysts||$100,930|
|60||Administrative Services And Facilities Managers||$100,620|
|65||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$96,960|
|66||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$96,890|
|67||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$96,580|
|69||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$95,930|
|71||Psychologists, All Other||$95,300|
|72||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$94,370|
|73||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,320|
|75||Power Distributors And Dispatchers||$93,790|
|76||Personal Financial Advisors||$93,620|
|80||Computer Systems Analysts||$91,840|
|81||Commercial And Industrial Designers||$91,690|
|84||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,560|
|85||Biological Scientists, All Other||$89,510|
|86||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,410|
|87||Mining And Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$88,880|
|88||Social Scientists And Related Workers, All Other||$88,150|
|89||Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,710|
|91||Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay||$86,970|
|92||Education Administrators, All Other||$86,520|
|93||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$86,340|
|94||Agents And Business Managers Of Artists, Performers, And Athletes||$86,120|
|95||Life Scientists, All Other||$86,060|
|96||Detectives And Criminal Investigators||$85,790|
|97||Network And Computer Systems Administrators||$85,700|
|99||Elevator And Escalator Installers And Repairers||$84,610|
|100||Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$84,460|
If you’re interested, you can read more about the Arizona job scene here:
- Best Companies to Work For in Phoenix, AZ
- These Are The 10 Best Jobs In Arizona For Recent College Grads
- These Are The 10 Fastest Growing Jobs In Arizona In 2017
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