These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Baltimore, MD 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 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:

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Pediatricians, General
  3. Internists, General
  4. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  5. Psychiatrists
  6. Dentists, General
  7. Chief Executives
  8. Family and General Practitioners
  9. Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
  10. Sales Managers

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:

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Baltimore For 2018

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 30, 2018.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Baltimore

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $250,420 $154,560 110
2 Pediatricians, General $196,020 $89,840 450
3 Internists, General $194,580 $110,420 550
4 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $192,710 $60,040 2,890
5 Psychiatrists $186,610 $29,050 420
6 Dentists, General $184,100 $66,500 1,100
7 Chief Executives $182,020 $19,360 910
8 Family and General Practitioners $179,410 $72,740 1,390
9 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $146,340 $140,940 180
10 Sales Managers $141,920 $65,070 2,810
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers $141,840 $87,320 4,240
12 Architectural and Engineering Managers $140,760 $95,340 2,400
13 Marketing Managers $136,160 $69,360 1,490
14 Optometrists $134,670 $38,000 160
15 Financial Managers $133,560 $67,180 5,480
16 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $132,530 $67,370 1,070
17 General and Operations Managers $132,280 $54,740 22,520
18 Nurse Anesthetists $129,790 $82,470 290
19 Natural Sciences Managers $128,960 $70,080 600
20 Aerospace Engineers $127,300 $80,960 380
21 Purchasing Managers $126,730 $76,730 710
22 Human Resources Managers $125,540 $82,660 960
23 Compensation and Benefits Managers $125,430 $82,570 170
24 Air Traffic Controllers $125,210 $92,680 50
25 Computer Hardware Engineers $124,690 $80,840 1,820
26 Software Developers, Systems Software $123,960 $62,190 8,020
27 Actuaries $122,520 $59,180 380
28 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $121,230 $77,480 2,620
29 Funeral Service Managers $120,120 $65,550 100
30 Industrial Production Managers $120,040 $67,990 760
31 Pharmacists $119,550 $94,240 3,300
32 Physicists $119,370 $66,320 210
33 Training and Development Managers $118,970 $68,720 410
34 Podiatrists $115,440 $43,230 90
35 Computer and Information Research Scientists $114,950 $81,470 870
36 Advertising and Promotions Managers $113,110 $62,980 300
37 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $112,670 $64,820 580
38 Managers, All Other $112,640 $70,400 5,230
39 Lawyers $112,000 $56,110 6,940
40 Physical Scientists, All Other $110,740 $78,590 370
41 Medical and Health Services Managers $110,170 $64,800 4,230
42 Chemical Engineers $109,420 $78,920 370
43 Software Developers, Applications $108,270 $61,940 6,200
44 Engineers, All Other $107,890 $55,110 1,740
45 Veterinarians $107,290 $37,550 670
46 Information Security Analysts $106,110 $53,830 1,730
47 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $104,080 $37,950 2,950
48 Administrative Services Managers $104,010 $59,240 2,950
49 Economists $103,580 $57,900 100
50 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $103,350 $70,790 170
51 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $101,380 $45,830 1,670
52 Computer Occupations, All Other $101,000 $75,670 6,290
53 Computer Network Architects $100,880 $52,090 3,000
54 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $100,560 $80,710 280
55 Construction Managers $100,200 $54,940 3,070
56 Mathematicians $100,170 $63,850 40
57 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $99,190 $56,900 6,670
58 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $98,730 $48,550 250
59 Atmospheric and Space Scientists $98,280 $50,640 70
60 Materials Engineers $98,080 $62,410 290
61 Personal Financial Advisors $97,910 $37,490 3,330
62 Management Analysts $97,880 $58,650 8,580
63 Operations Research Analysts $97,840 $54,330 1,370
64 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $97,730 $56,140 690
65 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $97,390 $55,360 2,820
66 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $97,330 $45,990 3,120
67 Nurse Practitioners $97,180 $67,910 1,830
68 Financial Analysts $97,160 $50,140 3,440
69 Electrical Engineers $96,690 $60,300 2,530
70 Sales Engineers $95,820 $52,440 580
71 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $95,760 $61,210 390
72 Commercial Pilots $95,600 $67,110 300
73 Education Administrators, All Other $94,180 $55,410 1,120
74 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $93,780 $38,870 500
75 Mechanical Engineers $93,530 $50,190 2,660
76 Industrial Engineers $93,170 $59,330 990
77 Database Administrators $93,110 $52,870 1,810
78 Computer Systems Analysts $92,920 $51,580 7,300
79 Nurse Midwives $92,630 $34,300 160
80 Emergency Management Directors $92,340 $51,920 70
81 Psychologists, All Other $92,330 $36,880 210
82 Statisticians $92,130 $60,990 400
83 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $90,910 $43,490 690
84 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $90,150 $36,010 270
85 Chemists $89,770 $51,240 840
86 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $89,210 $59,350 2,090
87 Microbiologists $89,070 $46,920 260
88 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $88,750 $52,680 990
89 Computer Programmers $88,720 $55,130 2,870
90 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $88,580 $45,070 120
91 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $87,780 $42,910 2,680
92 Materials Scientists $87,770 $43,470 40
93 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $87,630 $41,930 700
94 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $87,360 $28,240 1,970
95 Biomedical Engineers $87,310 $58,550 200
96 Environmental Engineers $87,250 $54,310 570
97 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $86,350 $44,050 400
98 Biological Scientists, All Other $86,020 $47,040 550
99 Logisticians $85,920 $59,680 2,180
100 Nuclear Engineers $85,780 $55,830 60