These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Cleveland, OH 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 Cleveland 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 Cleveland.

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

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Anesthesiologists
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  5. Family and General Practitioners
  6. Dentists, General
  7. Pediatricians, General
  8. Internists, General
  9. Nurse Anesthetists
  10. Psychiatrists

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in Cleveland. 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 Cleveland and Ohio job scene here:

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Cleveland For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 546 job classifications in Cleveland 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 Cleveland

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $256,520 $104,680 220
2 Anesthesiologists $245,320 $58,760 120
3 Chief Executives $211,820 $89,080 1,250
4 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $194,070 $55,700 3,740
5 Family and General Practitioners $186,480 $130,690 640
6 Dentists, General $185,040 $72,410 810
7 Pediatricians, General $178,810 $55,350 170
8 Internists, General $160,230 $55,340 250
9 Nurse Anesthetists $158,220 $111,710 430
10 Psychiatrists $150,640 $103,510 210
11 Physicists $148,890 $77,840 90
12 Air Traffic Controllers $145,690 $119,100 560
13 Podiatrists $142,460 $50,230 210
14 Natural Sciences Managers $139,030 $72,950 250
15 Sales Managers $133,510 $65,940 3,120
16 Architectural and Engineering Managers $128,430 $86,680 1,520
17 Computer and Information Systems Managers $126,700 $80,890 2,720
18 Marketing Managers $125,870 $64,160 1,150
19 Optometrists $125,440 $68,100 200
20 Financial Managers $120,950 $56,500 4,850
21 Human Resources Managers $116,940 $68,170 800
22 Pharmacists $115,100 $90,670 2,390
23 Lawyers $114,510 $51,410 4,790
24 General and Operations Managers $113,740 $44,410 13,510
25 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $111,810 $57,980 390
26 Compensation and Benefits Managers $111,760 $62,150 120
27 Aerospace Engineers $111,300 $71,680 750
28 Training and Development Managers $110,270 $68,050 190
29 Physician Assistants $108,840 $84,120 810
30 Sales Engineers $107,150 $61,510 1,330
31 Materials Scientists $106,480 $63,390 170
32 Purchasing Managers $105,320 $51,810 630
33 Managers, All Other $102,580 $54,950 2,070
34 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $100,070 $53,950 160
35 Medical and Health Services Managers $98,180 $65,270 3,160
36 Computer Network Architects $97,740 $56,240 1,510
37 Construction Managers $97,690 $58,130 1,760
38 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $97,350 $31,460 2,200
39 Nurse Practitioners $95,770 $80,430 1,840
40 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $95,410 $52,810 1,090
41 Materials Engineers $94,750 $54,610 300
42 Commercial Pilots $94,490 $35,460 390
43 Information Security Analysts $93,660 $54,020 460
44 Engineers, All Other $93,120 $51,020 1,470
45 Personal Financial Advisors $92,860 $33,640 1,710
46 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $92,790 $30,910 1,340
47 Chemical Engineers $92,460 $64,170 380
48 Industrial Production Managers $92,020 $53,550 2,350
49 Nurse Midwives $90,070 $48,520 70
50 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $88,280 $60,880 530
51 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $87,960 $43,800 100
52 Chiropractors $86,890 $51,910 310
53 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $86,300 $35,960 600
54 Software Developers, Systems Software $86,110 $50,130 1,180
55 Advertising and Promotions Managers $86,080 $40,930 110
56 Administrative Services Managers $85,990 $53,660 1,970
57 History Teachers, Postsecondary $84,600 $33,340 110
58 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $83,970 $56,570 1,990
59 Financial Analysts $83,660 $49,660 1,880
60 Physical Therapists $83,580 $59,910 1,330
61 Management Analysts $83,480 $40,080 3,400
62 Occupational Therapists $83,400 $62,970 770
63 Actuaries $83,330 $50,320 140
64 Software Developers, Applications $82,780 $44,440 6,610
65 Statisticians $81,640 $51,930 90
66 Computer Systems Analysts $81,270 $51,330 4,870
67 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $80,840 $42,700 1,780
68 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $80,830 $51,220 100
69 Psychologists, All Other $80,730 $24,930 80
70 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $80,470 $41,730 410
71 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $80,460 $43,180 40
72 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $80,440 $62,590 550
73 Civil Engineers $80,090 $49,430 1,240
74 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $79,980 $33,600 710
75 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $79,790 $42,550 5,280
76 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $79,620 $66,580 40
77 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators $79,520 $50,920 50
78 Industrial Engineers $78,850 $52,810 2,670
79 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $78,680 $37,520 430
80 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $78,470 $57,150 120
81 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $78,040 $36,690 430
82 Speech-Language Pathologists $78,000 $54,710 970
83 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $76,880 $45,470 620
84 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $76,830 $34,440 210
85 Mechanical Engineers $76,550 $50,850 2,500
86 Electrical Engineers $75,910 $37,460 890
87 Orthotists and Prosthetists $75,240 $35,120 80
88 Computer Occupations, All Other $75,120 $40,430 1,340
89 Credit Analysts $75,010 $46,010 470
90 Funeral Service Managers $75,010 $56,200 50
91 Emergency Management Directors $74,080 $43,620 50
92 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $73,800 $49,230 2,820
93 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $73,800 $40,110 720
94 Financial Specialists, All Other $73,610 $44,520 1,040
95 Chemists $73,170 $41,900 1,310
96 Instructional Coordinators $72,920 $40,510 620
97 Power Distributors and Dispatchers $72,450 $47,710 100
98 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $72,360 $35,420 560
99 Accountants and Auditors $72,320 $43,430 9,070
100 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $72,180 $36,940 510
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