We combed through the data to identify the profession in Arkansas that will get you rich.
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 Arkansas. 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 Internists, General are the highest paid people in Arkansas.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Arkansas:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 8 on the list of highest paid professions in the Natural 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.
If you’re interested, you can read more about the Arkansas job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 641 job classifications in Arkansas 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 30, 2018.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|2||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$235,130|
|3||Family And General Practitioners||$222,460|
|4||Dentists, All Other Specialists||$212,970|
|7||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$180,350|
|12||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$145,680|
|13||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$142,340|
|16||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$116,720|
|17||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$114,820|
|18||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$113,580|
|22||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$111,410|
|23||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$111,000|
|24||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$110,000|
|25||Area, Ethnic, And Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||$105,120|
|26||Personal Financial Advisors||$103,880|
|27||Natural Sciences Managers||$103,060|
|29||Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners, All Other||$101,540|
|30||Training And Development Managers||$100,630|
|31||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$100,510|
|33||Human Resources Managers||$100,220|
|35||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$98,650|
|36||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$98,620|
|37||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$96,190|
|39||Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,090|
|40||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,910|
|41||Industrial Production Managers||$93,060|
|42||Administrative Services Managers||$92,860|
|45||Air Traffic Controllers||$89,490|
|46||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,380|
|48||Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers||$89,030|
|49||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,960|
|50||Computer Hardware Engineers||$88,580|
|51||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,510|
|52||Software Developers, Applications||$87,500|
|53||Managers, All Other||$86,860|
|55||Computer Network Architects||$86,400|
|56||Philosophy And Religion Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,470|
|57||General And Operations Managers||$85,390|
|59||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,450|
|60||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,280|
|61||Food Scientists And Technologists||$83,110|
|62||Information Security Analysts||$83,070|
|63||Medical And Health Services Managers||$82,930|
|64||Farmers, Ranchers, And Other Agricultural Managers||$82,810|
|65||Software Developers, Systems Software||$82,580|
|66||Psychologists, All Other||$82,480|
|68||Funeral Service Managers||$81,850|
|70||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$81,180|
|71||Power Plant Operators||$80,780|
|73||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$79,600|
|75||Power Distributors And Dispatchers||$78,940|
|78||Postmasters And Mail Superintendents||$77,490|
|79||Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors||$77,230|
|83||First-Line Supervisors Of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$75,930|
|84||Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary||$75,650|
|88||Soil And Plant Scientists||$74,510|
|90||Real Estate Brokers||$73,930|
|92||Education Teachers, Postsecondary||$73,470|
|94||Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay||$72,910|
|95||Computer Occupations, All Other||$72,420|
|96||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$72,240|
|97||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$71,590|
|98||Biological Scientists, All Other||$71,530|
|99||Education Administrators, All Other||$71,310|
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