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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 Baltimore 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 Baltimore.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Baltimore:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in Baltimore. 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 Baltimore and Maryland job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 605 job classifications in Baltimore 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 29, 2019.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|1||Obstetricians and Gynecologists||$250,420|
|4||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$192,710|
|8||Family and General Practitioners||$179,410|
|9||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$146,340|
|11||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$141,840|
|12||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$140,760|
|16||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$132,530|
|17||General and Operations Managers||$132,280|
|19||Natural Sciences Managers||$128,960|
|22||Human Resources Managers||$125,540|
|23||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$125,430|
|24||Air Traffic Controllers||$125,210|
|25||Computer Hardware Engineers||$124,690|
|26||Software Developers, Systems Software||$123,960|
|28||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$121,230|
|29||Funeral Service Managers||$120,120|
|30||Industrial Production Managers||$120,040|
|33||Training and Development Managers||$118,970|
|35||Computer and Information Research Scientists||$114,950|
|36||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$113,110|
|37||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$112,670|
|38||Managers, All Other||$112,640|
|40||Physical Scientists, All Other||$110,740|
|41||Medical and Health Services Managers||$110,170|
|43||Software Developers, Applications||$108,270|
|44||Engineers, All Other||$107,890|
|46||Information Security Analysts||$106,110|
|47||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$104,080|
|48||Administrative Services Managers||$104,010|
|50||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$103,350|
|51||Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers||$101,380|
|52||Computer Occupations, All Other||$101,000|
|53||Computer Network Architects||$100,880|
|54||Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other||$100,560|
|57||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$99,190|
|58||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$98,730|
|59||Atmospheric and Space Scientists||$98,280|
|61||Personal Financial Advisors||$97,910|
|63||Operations Research Analysts||$97,840|
|64||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$97,730|
|65||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$97,390|
|66||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$97,330|
|71||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$95,760|
|73||Education Administrators, All Other||$94,180|
|74||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$93,780|
|78||Computer Systems Analysts||$92,920|
|80||Emergency Management Directors||$92,340|
|81||Psychologists, All Other||$92,330|
|83||Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||$90,910|
|84||Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||$90,150|
|86||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$89,210|
|88||Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other||$88,750|
|90||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,580|
|91||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$87,780|
|93||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,630|
|94||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$87,360|
|97||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$86,350|
|98||Biological Scientists, All Other||$86,020|
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