We combed through the data to identify the profession in Columbus that will get you rich.
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 Columbus 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 Internists, General are the highest paid people in Columbus.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Columbus:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in the Columbus. 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 Columbus and Ohio job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 552 job classifications in Columbus 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|
|3||Obstetricians and Gynecologists||$242,740|
|4||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$234,230|
|8||Family and General Practitioners||$175,850|
|12||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$133,040|
|16||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$125,320|
|17||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$125,090|
|18||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$122,150|
|19||Human Resources Managers||$117,120|
|21||General and Operations Managers||$114,330|
|22||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$113,730|
|23||Real Estate Brokers||$111,870|
|24||Natural Sciences Managers||$111,430|
|26||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$110,700|
|29||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$108,880|
|31||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$108,060|
|32||Training and Development Managers||$107,860|
|33||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$106,590|
|35||Software Developers, Systems Software||$103,700|
|36||Medical and Health Services Managers||$102,460|
|37||Managers, All Other||$101,800|
|38||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$101,260|
|40||Geography Teachers, Postsecondary||$100,750|
|41||Computer Hardware Engineers||$100,350|
|42||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$98,380|
|43||Computer Network Architects||$98,000|
|45||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$96,030|
|46||Industrial Production Managers||$93,410|
|47||Administrative Services Managers||$93,220|
|49||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$92,870|
|51||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$91,730|
|52||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$91,540|
|53||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$91,410|
|55||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$90,740|
|56||Software Developers, Applications||$90,590|
|57||Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,040|
|58||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$89,830|
|59||Psychologists, All Other||$89,250|
|60||Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers||$88,750|
|61||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$88,580|
|62||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,530|
|64||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$87,230|
|65||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$87,060|
|66||Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$86,220|
|69||Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other||$85,240|
|70||Information Security Analysts||$85,030|
|72||Computer Occupations, All Other||$83,050|
|73||Computer Systems Analysts||$83,030|
|74||Emergency Management Directors||$82,890|
|75||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$82,250|
|77||Operations Research Analysts||$81,720|
|80||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$81,120|
|84||Engineers, All Other||$80,270|
|85||Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary||$79,990|
|86||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$79,730|
|88||Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other||$79,540|
|89||Power Distributors and Dispatchers||$79,030|
|90||Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,910|
|92||Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay||$76,470|
|93||Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary||$76,310|
|99||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$74,670|
|100||Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other||$74,620|
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