These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Burlington, VT 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 Burlington 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 Anesthesiologists are the highest paid people in Burlington.

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

  1. Anesthesiologists
  2. Surgeons
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  5. Dentists, General
  6. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  7. Financial Managers
  8. Pharmacists
  9. Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
  10. Marketing Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 5 on the list of highest paid professions in Burlington. 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 Burlington and Vermont job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Burlington For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 358 job classifications in Burlington 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 Burlington

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Anesthesiologists $217,580 $54,030 80
2 Surgeons $216,390 $55,760 170
3 Chief Executives $185,010 $70,360 100
4 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $181,020 $56,160 340
5 Dentists, General $176,310 $87,670 90
6 Computer and Information Systems Managers $144,520 $68,870 250
7 Financial Managers $140,540 $81,070 280
8 Pharmacists $128,520 $102,680 190
9 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $123,940 $54,790 170
10 Marketing Managers $122,480 $68,480 200
11 General and Operations Managers $122,320 $54,680 1,250
12 Optometrists $117,100 $67,160 40
13 Lawyers $113,120 $53,740 550
14 Industrial Production Managers $112,760 $58,140 110
15 Architectural and Engineering Managers $112,140 $74,870 260
16 Human Resources Managers $110,770 $56,490 100
17 Physician Assistants $107,530 $81,990 130
18 Managers, All Other $106,210 $76,720 390
19 Financial Analysts $106,140 $45,520 140
20 Purchasing Managers $101,420 $71,830 80
21 Management Analysts $99,840 $49,840 400
22 Veterinarians $98,930 $69,130 90
23 Electrical Engineers $98,920 $56,830 340
24 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $98,000 $61,230 40
25 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $97,950 $60,790 80
26 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $97,620 $65,390 190
27 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $97,510 $55,610 120
28 Software Developers, Systems Software $96,430 $54,730 420
29 Nurse Practitioners $95,770 $71,700 160
30 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $95,700 $39,380 330
31 Construction Managers $92,600 $57,820 190
32 Medical and Health Services Managers $92,360 $50,720 360
33 Training and Development Managers $90,750 $65,290 50
34 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $89,080 $62,200 60
35 Computer Occupations, All Other $88,730 $60,630 130
36 Engineers, All Other $88,720 $79,630 30
37 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $88,630 $44,270 300
38 Information Security Analysts $87,570 $51,370 50
39 Mechanical Engineers $86,800 $51,830 340
40 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $86,620 $47,450 820
41 Administrative Services Managers $86,090 $48,420 140
42 Cost Estimators $83,710 $52,130 160
43 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $83,680 $48,170 40
44 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $83,350 $46,720 100
45 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $82,930 $36,250 120
46 Sales Engineers $82,830 $45,830 50
47 Electrical and Electronics Drafters $82,550 $46,000 40
48 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $82,430 $49,350 40
49 Software Developers, Applications $82,390 $53,400 660
50 Computer Network Architects $82,370 $49,360 80
51 Environmental Engineers $79,660 $40,540 50
52 Labor Relations Specialists $78,250 $33,600 60
53 Physical Therapists $76,550 $56,100 310
54 Music Directors and Composers $76,470 $30,300 30
55 Operations Research Analysts $75,730 $45,960 50
56 Loan Officers $75,680 $36,820 340
57 Accountants and Auditors $75,310 $43,330 1,360
58 Chemists $74,660 $42,350 100
59 Speech-Language Pathologists $74,340 $53,870 100
60 Computer Systems Analysts $73,970 $44,940 270
61 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $73,820 $51,390 80
62 Occupational Therapists $73,690 $56,210 50
63 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $72,720 $35,830 70
64 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $72,710 $31,570 90
65 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $72,270 $61,750 80
66 Database Administrators $72,190 $25,760 120
67 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $72,070 $44,850 60
68 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $71,840 $45,400 630
69 Web Developers $71,200 $38,340 360
70 Civil Engineers $71,130 $50,590 280
71 Personal Financial Advisors $70,960 $34,300 200
72 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $70,140 $50,880 100
73 Social and Community Service Managers $69,950 $47,320 240
74 Financial Specialists, All Other $69,720 $48,410 70
75 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $68,920 $48,180 310
76 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $68,800 $29,260 210
77 Producers and Directors $68,310 $34,220 150
78 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $68,170 $41,960 250
79 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $68,010 $32,720 90
80 Computer Programmers $67,580 $35,130 230
81 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $67,470 $42,250 150
82 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $67,010 $33,990 640
83 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $66,280 $40,730 450
84 Compliance Officers $65,910 $39,640 1,550
85 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $65,740 $47,000 80
86 Instructional Coordinators $64,670 $35,840 160
87 Logisticians $64,650 $42,560 120
88 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $64,560 $41,520 160
89 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $64,390 $41,850 190
90 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $64,320 $38,640 980
91 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $64,240 $37,620 520
92 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $64,140 $35,810 190
93 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products $63,870 $39,140 30
94 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $63,000 $43,200 320
95 Insurance Underwriters $62,900 $42,070 50
96 Education Administrators, All Other $62,850 $33,930 40
97 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education $62,830 $40,870 120
98 Dietitians and Nutritionists $62,640 $43,950 60
99 Training and Development Specialists $62,350 $32,310 580
100 Human Resources Specialists $62,010 $34,060 530