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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 Dallas 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 Dallas.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Dallas:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 5 on the list of highest paid professions in Dallas. 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 Dallas and Texas job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 603 job classifications in Dallas 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|
|4||Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers||$201,100|
|6||Family and General Practitioners||$185,330|
|7||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$169,530|
|10||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$154,830|
|14||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$149,010|
|16||Natural Sciences Managers||$147,110|
|17||General and Operations Managers||$144,950|
|19||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$134,780|
|20||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$134,070|
|21||Training and Development Managers||$134,060|
|22||Managers, All Other||$133,940|
|23||Real Estate Brokers||$133,840|
|24||Human Resources Managers||$133,120|
|25||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$132,090|
|26||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$131,460|
|27||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$125,920|
|28||Personal Financial Advisors||$123,910|
|29||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$120,940|
|31||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$119,900|
|34||Administrative Services Managers||$118,030|
|39||Medical and Health Services Managers||$111,850|
|40||Engineers, All Other||$110,420|
|41||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$108,460|
|42||Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers||$108,430|
|43||Industrial Production Managers||$108,070|
|45||Computer Hardware Engineers||$107,620|
|46||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$106,370|
|47||Computer Network Architects||$105,510|
|48||Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers||$105,460|
|49||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$105,050|
|52||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$104,440|
|54||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$102,610|
|55||Software Developers, Applications||$101,570|
|56||Software Developers, Systems Software||$101,190|
|58||Physical Scientists, All Other||$98,340|
|59||Computer Occupations, All Other||$98,190|
|65||Biochemists and Biophysicists||$95,900|
|71||Computer Systems Analysts||$95,160|
|74||Education Administrators, All Other||$92,550|
|77||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$91,700|
|79||Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||$90,510|
|80||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$89,970|
|82||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$89,460|
|84||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,850|
|85||Psychologists, All Other||$87,550|
|86||Information Security Analysts||$87,490|
|89||Funeral Service Managers||$86,830|
|90||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$86,800|
|91||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$86,690|
|95||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$83,630|
|96||Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other||$83,400|
|97||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$83,190|
|98||Producers and Directors||$82,940|
|99||Operations Research Analysts||$82,870|
|100||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$82,850|
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