These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Atlantic City, NJ For 2018

Chris Kolmar
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 Atlantic City 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 Surgeons are the highest paid people in Atlantic City.

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

  1. Surgeons
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Dentists, General
  5. Construction Managers
  6. Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
  7. Personal Financial Advisors
  8. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  9. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  10. Marketing Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 4 on the list of highest paid professions in Atlantic City. 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 Atlantic City and New Jersey job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Atlantic City For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 316 job classifications in Atlantic City 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 Atlantic City

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Surgeons $272,850 $185,760 50
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $249,800 $155,300 490
3 Family and General Practitioners $179,090 $129,100 100
4 Dentists, General $170,730 $115,170 40
5 Construction Managers $162,280 $76,590 160
6 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $162,020 $103,690 50
7 Personal Financial Advisors $140,730 $52,990 70
8 Architectural and Engineering Managers $135,760 $108,730 190
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers $132,490 $94,310 200
10 Marketing Managers $130,070 $74,580 180
11 Sales Managers $128,400 $69,200 160
12 General and Operations Managers $123,700 $67,310 1,000
13 Optometrists $123,440 $87,080 40
14 Financial Managers $123,040 $73,940 310
15 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $122,230 $91,490 80
16 Veterinarians $120,250 $71,250 40
17 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $118,200 $88,770 250
18 Pharmacists $116,990 $85,470 260
19 Computer and Information Research Scientists $116,690 $77,960 200
20 Engineers, All Other $114,470 $40,000 130
21 Managers, All Other $113,300 $72,980 480
22 Physician Assistants $112,800 $86,180 60
23 Nurse Practitioners $112,500 $91,450 140
24 Human Resources Managers $108,210 $80,500 50
25 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $106,170 $26,930 100
26 Purchasing Managers $105,570 $76,020 60
27 Medical and Health Services Managers $105,500 $65,220 300
28 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $105,380 $74,890 50
29 Administrative Services Managers $103,620 $73,730 170
30 Lawyers $102,560 $59,100 310
31 Computer Occupations, All Other $100,690 $50,750 540
32 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $96,450 $65,410 30
33 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $95,800 $73,330 110
34 Electrical Engineers $95,410 $65,580 110
35 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers $93,100 $74,830 110
36 Software Developers, Applications $92,450 $63,820 430
37 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $91,860 $34,560 160
38 Radiation Therapists $90,490 $51,890 30
39 Financial Analysts $87,960 $44,180 100
40 Civil Engineers $87,910 $53,450 250
41 Computer Systems Analysts $87,080 $55,050 180
42 Computer Network Support Specialists $86,510 $51,910 90
43 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $86,480 $44,840 130
44 Physical Therapists $83,640 $63,770 200
45 Social and Community Service Managers $83,110 $59,060 100
46 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $83,000 $55,880 120
47 Gaming Managers $82,830 $62,850 150
48 Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers $81,820 $43,830 930
49 Food Service Managers $80,930 $52,080 180
50 Logisticians $80,890 $59,320 50
51 Instructional Coordinators $80,660 $35,530 70
52 Chemists $80,530 $39,760 40
53 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $80,040 $50,430 340
54 Firefighters $79,950 $50,320 340
55 Technical Writers $79,850 $49,210 30
56 Management Analysts $79,340 $51,630 170
57 Loan Officers $79,140 $24,130 80
58 Occupational Therapists $78,980 $58,240 90
59 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $77,590 $46,250 50
60 Respiratory Therapists $77,450 $63,950 130
61 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $77,430 $54,570 210
62 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $77,320 $45,220 40
63 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $77,170 $47,870 60
64 Training and Development Specialists $77,130 $44,170 100
65 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $76,700 $47,680 70
66 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $76,030 $39,280 30
67 Speech-Language Pathologists $75,980 $53,190 110
68 Dental Hygienists $75,680 $65,690 90
69 Registered Nurses $75,650 $54,320 2,930
70 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $73,980 $52,650 80
71 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $73,860 $45,880 410
72 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $73,000 $38,380 40
73 Surveyors $72,970 $40,200 30
74 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $72,550 $49,740 60
75 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $72,190 $38,190 180
76 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $71,550 $44,790 1,300
77 Database Administrators $71,390 $36,700 30
78 Construction and Building Inspectors $71,080 $40,270 120
79 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $70,170 $51,090 1,840
80 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $70,100 $51,760 240
81 Cost Estimators $69,530 $30,260 220
82 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $69,330 $40,830 40
83 Computer Programmers $69,230 $37,880 50
84 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $68,970 $55,000 30
85 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $68,920 $46,310 210
86 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $68,810 $49,950 890
87 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $68,770 $38,690 230
88 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $68,350 $54,430 90
89 Tile and Marble Setters $68,170 $31,750 40
90 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $68,050 $51,710 80
91 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $67,990 $44,730 110
92 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $67,960 $50,240 470
93 Dietitians and Nutritionists $67,670 $51,590 40
94 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $67,350 $50,920 220
95 Budget Analysts $66,990 $30,390 50
96 Accountants and Auditors $66,730 $38,380 480
97 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $66,000 $46,640 1,060
98 Librarians $65,480 $40,710 110
99 Electricians $64,530 $38,630 530
100 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $64,390 $41,370 70