These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Connecticut For 2019

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by Chris Kolmar
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Editor’s Note: Article updated for 2019. This is our fifth time ranking the highest paying jobs in Connecticut

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 Connecticut. 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 Connecticut.

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

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

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in the Constitution State. 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.

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Connecticut For 2019

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 617 job classifications in Connecticut 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 data on March 29, 2019.

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Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Connecticut

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians And Gynecologists $272,080 $155,060 590
2 Anesthesiologists $270,210 $124,400 520
3 Psychiatrists $258,200 $153,690 520
4 Internists, General $236,460 $145,860 500
5 Surgeons $224,570 $83,220 520
6 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other $221,870 $61,340 6,970
7 Dentists, General $213,390 $84,690 1,160
8 Chief Executives $210,650 $80,420 1,400
9 Pediatricians, General $205,420 $115,620 490
10 Family And General Practitioners $199,890 $69,960 950
11 Nurse Anesthetists $190,480 $139,810 650
12 Natural Sciences Managers $179,200 $95,040 650
13 Financial Managers $167,160 $83,020 15,750
14 Compensation And Benefits Managers $164,240 $91,910 370
15 Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates $160,410 $66,220 230
16 Morticians, Undertakers, And Funeral Directors $159,970 $50,670 320
17 General And Operations Managers $155,890 $61,040 30,330
18 Marketing Managers $154,810 $83,580 5,920
19 Lawyers $153,640 $70,810 7,270
20 Sales Managers $152,760 $74,260 6,850
21 Computer And Information Systems Managers $147,440 $87,170 8,430
22 Human Resources Managers $143,990 $72,780 2,720
23 Architectural And Engineering Managers $143,920 $87,450 3,570
24 Optometrists $138,140 $65,580 400
25 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $134,710 $68,860 1,340
26 Training And Development Managers $134,240 $83,930 780
27 Actuaries $132,910 $72,540 980
28 Personal Financial Advisors $131,280 $50,860 4,470
29 Industrial Production Managers $129,810 $79,320 2,910
30 Managers, All Other $129,730 $64,280 6,590
31 Medical And Health Services Managers $129,480 $75,350 5,510
32 Commercial Pilots $127,950 $60,800 310
33 Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School $127,390 $75,750 3,940
34 Physician Assistants $125,610 $90,990 2,300
35 Purchasing Managers $124,680 $74,680 1,680
36 Pharmacists $123,950 $98,980 3,100
37 Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents $122,890 $41,930 6,430
38 Public Relations And Fundraising Managers $122,760 $67,740 1,040
39 Computer Network Architects $122,200 $67,590 1,350
40 Nurse Practitioners $118,020 $86,200 2,340
41 Computer And Information Research Scientists $117,990 $74,360 50
42 Airline Pilots, Copilots, And Flight Engineers $116,930 $84,380 80
43 Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers $116,730 $69,710 1,250
44 Advertising And Promotions Managers $116,660 $59,460 250
45 Administrative Services Managers $113,350 $66,590 3,790
46 Information Security Analysts $112,900 $67,280 980
47 Construction Managers $112,570 $58,980 2,660
48 Nuclear Engineers $112,430 $75,610 710
49 Physical Scientists, All Other $108,770 $34,270 100
50 Financial Examiners $108,520 $63,580 360
51 Aerospace Engineers $106,790 $60,530 1,130
52 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $106,770 $69,780 1,000
53 Computer Hardware Engineers $105,980 $64,200 510
54 Financial Analysts $105,950 $58,660 6,240
55 Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products $105,770 $48,680 2,870
56 Radiation Therapists $105,570 $78,210 150
57 Software Developers, Applications $105,500 $64,720 11,540
58 Veterinarians $105,380 $55,970 700
59 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $104,320 $62,220 1,160
60 Management Analysts $103,780 $56,800 8,450
61 Biomedical Engineers $102,970 $56,210 170
62 Multimedia Artists And Animators $102,630 $60,250 430
63 Software Developers, Systems Software $102,440 $62,840 3,560
64 Real Estate Brokers $101,930 $28,120 80
65 Statisticians $101,820 $65,480 490
66 Nursing Instructors And Teachers, Postsecondary $101,760 $62,150 630
67 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers $100,590 $66,220 210
68 Database Administrators $100,570 $59,000 1,300
69 Computer Occupations, All Other $100,340 $55,120 1,700
70 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $100,280 $65,150 420
71 Engineers, All Other $100,230 $58,690 940
72 Chiropractors $99,530 $51,010 180
73 Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors $99,350 $68,640 150
74 Education Administrators, All Other $99,060 $55,560 320
75 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $98,870 $57,620 240
76 Electrical Engineers $98,310 $65,760 2,820
77 Materials Engineers $98,310 $61,700 390
78 First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives $97,700 $77,590 1,900
79 Art Directors $96,780 $55,450 570
80 Psychologists, All Other $96,180 $31,630 190
81 Physical Therapists $96,010 $70,500 3,790
82 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $95,670 $52,270 990
83 Podiatrists $95,610 $44,990 110
84 Economists $95,450 $68,090 140
85 Computer Systems Analysts $94,530 $62,380 6,860
86 Mechanical Engineers $94,270 $60,120 4,020
87 Credit Analysts $93,970 $48,300 1,110
88 Civil Engineers $93,630 $59,530 3,630
89 Computer Programmers $93,370 $56,380 4,110
90 Art, Drama, And Music Teachers, Postsecondary $93,250 $54,300 1,090
91 Network And Computer Systems Administrators $93,230 $58,780 2,890
92 Biological Scientists, All Other $93,180 $61,690 150
93 Chemists $92,850 $53,540 1,400
94 Instructional Coordinators $92,330 $48,780 1,240
95 Speech-Language Pathologists $92,280 $59,880 1,870
96 Loan Officers $91,730 $41,440 2,480
97 Emergency Management Directors $91,120 $28,000 160
98 Elevator Installers And Repairers $90,960 $51,610 380
99 Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists $90,870 $56,670 1,720
100 Occupational Therapists $90,780 $65,140 2,150

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