These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Boise City, ID For 2018

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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 Boise 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 Dentists, General are the highest paid people in Boise City.

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

  1. Dentists, General
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  5. Chief Executives
  6. Optometrists
  7. Marketing Managers
  8. Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
  9. Pharmacists
  10. Computer and Information Systems Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 1 on the list of highest paid professions in Boise 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 Boise City and Idaho job scene here:

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

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 435 job classifications in Boise 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 Boise City

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Dentists, General $224,190 $108,480 160
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $204,540 $62,640 450
3 Family and General Practitioners $193,700 $88,990 380
4 Architectural and Engineering Managers $140,920 $85,000 620
5 Chief Executives $131,090 $25,910 430
6 Optometrists $128,480 $80,350 150
7 Marketing Managers $125,190 $59,880 500
8 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers $119,750 $70,200 90
9 Pharmacists $118,290 $102,500 670
10 Computer and Information Systems Managers $110,350 $69,540 700
11 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers $106,600 $46,330 50
12 Lawyers $102,990 $52,660 1,250
13 Sales Managers $101,450 $43,970 1,000
14 Computer Hardware Engineers $99,800 $67,990 250
15 Physician Assistants $98,310 $78,330 250
16 Veterinarians $98,020 $66,280 210
17 Natural Sciences Managers $97,160 $68,980 250
18 Financial Managers $96,850 $44,230 900
19 Nurse Practitioners $96,820 $69,940 320
20 Human Resources Managers $92,780 $50,810 330
21 Industrial Engineers $92,580 $65,140 420
22 Power Distributors and Dispatchers $92,070 $59,440 70
23 Personal Financial Advisors $90,990 $36,780 510
24 Electrical and Electronics Drafters $89,930 $45,730 70
25 Construction Managers $89,890 $51,000 600
26 Environmental Engineers $88,210 $56,360 120
27 Managers, All Other $86,920 $33,980 540
28 Compensation and Benefits Managers $85,700 $53,570 50
29 Electrical Engineers $85,680 $53,490 990
30 Purchasing Managers $85,520 $45,050 170
31 Commercial Pilots $85,490 $40,730 60
32 Medical and Health Services Managers $85,220 $48,180 820
33 Sales Engineers $84,940 $42,600 140
34 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $84,920 $57,810 200
35 Insurance Sales Agents $82,260 $36,420 490
36 Management Analysts $81,940 $38,960 1,120
37 Industrial Production Managers $81,790 $40,870 200
38 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $81,690 $38,410 230
39 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $81,100 $64,380 360
40 General and Operations Managers $80,700 $34,040 5,390
41 Computer Occupations, All Other $80,670 $58,030 610
42 Computer Systems Analysts $80,180 $49,230 990
43 Computer Network Architects $79,390 $47,810 270
44 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $78,560 $41,180 130
45 Mechanical Engineers $77,910 $47,540 440
46 Software Developers, Applications $77,760 $47,300 1,630
47 Information Security Analysts $77,640 $48,150 140
48 Statisticians $77,460 $51,010 40
49 Financial Analysts $76,800 $48,690 240
50 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $74,910 $37,690 100
51 Training and Development Managers $74,680 $36,280 40
52 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $74,600 $43,700 510
53 Logisticians $73,750 $45,130 260
54 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $73,650 $38,520 180
55 Financial Examiners $73,470 $47,720 70
56 Physical Therapists $72,610 $42,370 460
57 Soil and Plant Scientists $72,220 $43,710 50
58 Civil Engineers $71,710 $40,920 1,010
59 Public Relations Specialists $71,690 $35,680 320
60 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $70,880 $35,800 40
61 Dental Hygienists $70,780 $63,260 730
62 Conservation Scientists $70,780 $39,580 80
63 Hydrologists $70,710 $46,570 90
64 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $69,810 $33,120 780
65 Biological Scientists, All Other $69,660 $31,940 90
66 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $69,270 $40,160 190
67 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $69,160 $43,880 50
68 Financial Specialists, All Other $69,080 $40,380 180
69 Social Workers, All Other $69,030 $50,010 60
70 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $69,010 $18,340 40
71 Operations Research Analysts $67,600 $42,630 260
72 Accountants and Auditors $66,870 $42,210 2,060
73 Computer Programmers $66,650 $41,300 390
74 Occupational Therapists $66,640 $41,920 180
75 Surveyors $65,900 $42,450 120
76 Multimedia Artists and Animators $65,310 $37,690 30
77 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $65,150 $36,360 860
78 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $65,020 $51,920 180
79 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $65,020 $41,310 270
80 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $64,670 $31,930 1,360
81 Budget Analysts $64,660 $48,620 100
82 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $64,650 $28,230 3,410
83 Writers and Authors $64,180 $29,860 60
84 Speech-Language Pathologists $64,120 $36,470 220
85 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $63,630 $19,540 60
86 Advertising and Promotions Managers $63,570 $29,890 100
87 Administrative Services Managers $63,520 $34,020 560
88 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $62,990 $27,010 520
89 Registered Nurses $62,390 $46,390 5,710
90 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists $62,380 $31,770 210
91 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $62,250 $50,420 190
92 Human Resources Specialists $62,170 $33,050 880
93 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $61,800 $29,190 140
94 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary $61,620 $47,980 30
95 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $60,920 $37,540 130
96 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $60,910 $46,900 280
97 Urban and Regional Planners $60,350 $43,930 120
98 Database Administrators $60,100 $35,820 260
99 Occupational Therapy Assistants $59,690 $42,460 30
100 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $59,680 $36,590 890