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 Charlotte 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 Charlotte.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Charlotte:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 9 on the list of highest paid professions in Charlotte. 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 Charlotte and North Carolina job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 569 job classifications in Charlotte 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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|6||Family and General Practitioners||$233,500|
|7||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$226,140|
|14||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$139,870|
|15||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$139,550|
|18||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$135,970|
|19||General and Operations Managers||$133,280|
|20||Training and Development Managers||$129,670|
|21||Human Resources Managers||$128,950|
|23||Managers, All Other||$123,810|
|24||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$122,590|
|26||Natural Sciences Managers||$118,730|
|28||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$117,100|
|31||Computer Network Architects||$110,800|
|32||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$110,750|
|33||Personal Financial Advisors||$109,730|
|34||Administrative Services Managers||$109,370|
|35||Medical and Health Services Managers||$108,870|
|37||Software Developers, Systems Software||$107,380|
|38||Broadcast News Analysts||$104,040|
|39||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$103,940|
|40||Industrial Production Managers||$102,190|
|42||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$101,860|
|44||Engineers, All Other||$98,810|
|45||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$98,390|
|48||Information Security Analysts||$96,660|
|51||Software Developers, Applications||$94,980|
|53||Computer Systems Analysts||$94,260|
|54||Computer Hardware Engineers||$93,570|
|56||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$92,760|
|59||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$91,470|
|61||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,100|
|64||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,570|
|66||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$88,180|
|68||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,090|
|70||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$86,850|
|71||Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary||$85,560|
|73||Emergency Management Directors||$84,970|
|75||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,280|
|77||Psychologists, All Other||$82,850|
|80||Computer Occupations, All Other||$81,660|
|83||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,380|
|85||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$79,940|
|86||Financial Specialists, All Other||$79,670|
|89||Postmasters and Mail Superintendents||$78,610|
|90||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,450|
|91||Accountants and Auditors||$77,720|
|92||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products||$77,360|
|95||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$75,210|
|97||Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other||$74,850|
|99||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$74,060|
|100||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$73,940|
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