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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 Charlottesville 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 Psychiatrists are the highest paid people in Charlottesville.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Charlottesville:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 4 on the list of highest paid professions in Charlottesville. 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 Charlottesville and Virginia job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 313 job classifications in Charlottesville 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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|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|5||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$144,020|
|6||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$140,950|
|7||Personal Financial Advisors||$140,360|
|8||Human Resources Managers||$134,910|
|9||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$134,330|
|11||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$127,190|
|13||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$120,420|
|15||Training and Development Managers||$120,280|
|16||Computer Hardware Engineers||$120,210|
|18||Natural Sciences Managers||$119,450|
|22||Managers, All Other||$115,660|
|24||General and Operations Managers||$113,190|
|25||Computer and Information Research Scientists||$112,620|
|26||Medical and Health Services Managers||$111,770|
|28||Biochemists and Biophysicists||$110,540|
|30||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$101,390|
|31||Education Administrators, All Other||$100,650|
|34||Computer Network Architects||$98,990|
|36||Computer Systems Analysts||$96,850|
|38||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$96,140|
|39||Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other||$95,680|
|40||Physical Scientists, All Other||$95,520|
|41||Computer Occupations, All Other||$94,490|
|42||Information Security Analysts||$93,720|
|44||Software Developers, Applications||$89,790|
|45||Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers||$89,350|
|46||Engineers, All Other||$89,260|
|47||Administrative Services Managers||$86,640|
|49||Software Developers, Systems Software||$84,480|
|53||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$81,650|
|54||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$80,400|
|55||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$79,980|
|57||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$79,560|
|61||Public Relations Specialists||$77,340|
|62||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$77,140|
|64||Producers and Directors||$76,480|
|66||Accountants and Auditors||$75,860|
|67||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$75,810|
|68||Social and Community Service Managers||$75,190|
|69||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$74,680|
|70||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$74,070|
|71||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$73,550|
|72||Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||$73,400|
|74||Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$71,950|
|75||Business Operations Specialists, All Other||$71,900|
|80||Operations Research Analysts||$69,740|
|85||Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||$67,280|
|87||Food Service Managers||$66,580|
|88||Sales Representatives, Services, All Other||$66,310|
|91||Urban and Regional Planners||$64,760|
|93||Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education||$63,800|
|95||Training and Development Specialists||$62,950|
|96||Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products||$62,930|
|97||Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||$62,340|
|98||Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||$61,830|
|99||Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers||$61,760|
|100||Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$61,520|
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