These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Davenport, IA 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 Davenport 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 Family And General Practitioners are the highest paid people in Davenport.

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

  1. Family and General Practitioners
  2. Internists, General
  3. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  4. Dentists, General
  5. Chief Executives
  6. Purchasing Managers
  7. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  8. Personal Financial Advisors
  9. Lawyers
  10. Computer and Information Systems Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 4 on the list of highest paid professions in Davenport. 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 Davenport and Iowa job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Davenport For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 395 job classifications in Davenport 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 Davenport

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $250,530 $131,780 150
2 Internists, General $238,660 $70,700 50
3 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $228,950 $148,700 380
4 Dentists, General $208,710 $99,760 120
5 Chief Executives $146,170 $19,200 410
6 Purchasing Managers $134,090 $64,510 180
7 Architectural and Engineering Managers $124,540 $74,280 230
8 Personal Financial Advisors $124,000 $39,410 170
9 Lawyers $118,650 $56,070 490
10 Computer and Information Systems Managers $116,510 $65,100 360
11 Pharmacists $115,350 $97,980 320
12 Actuaries $107,910 $52,880 40
13 Financial Managers $106,530 $51,120 770
14 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $102,960 $67,040 320
15 Sales Engineers $101,860 $63,520 100
16 Marketing Managers $101,720 $54,470 350
17 Sales Managers $99,920 $51,780 690
18 Managers, All Other $99,630 $42,210 910
19 Training and Development Managers $93,050 $51,180 50
20 Industrial Production Managers $92,620 $53,270 200
21 Operations Research Analysts $92,530 $60,130 170
22 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $92,180 $49,500 50
23 Mechanical Engineers $92,030 $57,100 710
24 Human Resources Managers $91,370 $43,220 250
25 Nurse Practitioners $90,000 $70,120 140
26 Engineers, All Other $89,280 $55,920 240
27 Computer Occupations, All Other $89,230 $51,640 260
28 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators $88,510 $53,280 80
29 Education Administrators, All Other $88,510 $56,630 40
30 Software Developers, Systems Software $88,030 $51,670 90
31 Medical and Health Services Managers $87,990 $47,980 500
32 Construction Managers $87,560 $52,380 230
33 Computer Systems Analysts $86,490 $58,090 1,330
34 Electrical Engineers $86,080 $53,470 140
35 Financial Analysts $85,960 $44,100 160
36 Logisticians $85,800 $56,510 580
37 General and Operations Managers $84,900 $28,490 2,960
38 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $84,680 $56,680 160
39 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $83,710 $39,760 170
40 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $82,860 $55,440 80
41 Computer Network Architects $82,720 $34,560 80
42 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $81,900 $54,760 70
43 Software Developers, Applications $81,900 $51,370 400
44 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $81,660 $49,220 180
45 Civil Engineers $81,250 $51,320 310
46 Industrial Engineers $79,390 $51,620 730
47 Physician Assistants $78,200 $31,070 90
48 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers $77,310 $57,480 70
49 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $77,280 $52,020 170
50 Speech-Language Pathologists $77,020 $51,290 180
51 Budget Analysts $76,720 $53,280 90
52 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $76,530 $29,100 90
53 Technical Writers $75,990 $44,200 60
54 Physical Therapists $75,820 $51,300 230
55 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $75,810 $50,160 50
56 Database Administrators $74,860 $45,580 50
57 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $74,270 $36,580 430
58 Occupational Therapists $73,930 $53,900 130
59 Veterinarians $73,860 $44,070 100
60 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $73,830 $48,400 100
61 Environmental Engineers $73,280 $32,540 50
62 Urban and Regional Planners $72,830 $38,680 50
63 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $72,580 $39,580 680
64 Chemists $71,830 $44,130 60
65 Biological Scientists, All Other $71,590 $42,040 50
66 Insurance Underwriters $71,000 $41,250 170
67 Chiropractors $70,430 $28,850 80
68 Management Analysts $70,330 $43,460 350
69 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $70,290 $51,070 30
70 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $69,840 $26,300 220
71 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $69,640 $19,250 70
72 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $69,030 $33,150 140
73 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $68,710 $44,990 510
74 Computer Programmers $68,690 $38,210 260
75 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $67,620 $28,970 110
76 Music Directors and Composers $67,520 $19,740 40
77 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $67,140 $32,540 1,520
78 Public Relations Specialists $66,780 $39,560 90
79 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $66,590 $50,910 50
80 Accountants and Auditors $66,490 $34,790 980
81 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $66,460 $36,920 40
82 Administrative Services Managers $65,300 $34,470 280
83 Financial Specialists, All Other $64,990 $31,940 280
84 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $64,860 $38,410 580
85 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors $64,760 $38,640 50
86 Compliance Officers $64,730 $41,190 200
87 Cost Estimators $64,310 $34,440 240
88 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $64,240 $38,550 260
89 Construction and Building Inspectors $63,800 $27,800 100
90 Audiologists $63,710 $52,230 70
91 Dental Hygienists $63,430 $44,400 350
92 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $62,130 $42,950 90
93 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $61,520 $36,800 580
94 Loan Officers $61,450 $34,170 360
95 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $61,190 $40,440 710
96 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $61,080 $42,240 40
97 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $60,920 $24,560 1,710
98 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $60,750 $25,110 180
99 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $60,650 $35,360 1,530
100 Child, Family, and School Social Workers $60,600 $28,660 460