These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Dayton, OH For 2018

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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 Dayton 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 Surgeons are the highest paid people in Dayton.

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

  1. Surgeons
  2. Internists, General
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Family and General Practitioners
  5. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  6. Dentists, General
  7. Pediatricians, General
  8. Nurse Anesthetists
  9. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  10. Lawyers

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Dayton For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 471 job classifications in Dayton 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 Dayton

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Surgeons $249,380 $118,550 110
2 Internists, General $212,640 $108,060 150
3 Chief Executives $200,280 $83,200 290
4 Family and General Practitioners $197,070 $128,190 500
5 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $191,640 $50,780 1,370
6 Dentists, General $190,030 $92,700 210
7 Pediatricians, General $140,310 $106,190 140
8 Nurse Anesthetists $140,300 $125,900 290
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers $127,350 $73,420 1,140
10 Lawyers $123,240 $58,150 870
11 Architectural and Engineering Managers $122,190 $82,940 670
12 Sales Managers $122,070 $69,110 650
13 Marketing Managers $121,120 $70,790 320
14 Natural Sciences Managers $118,720 $73,570 60
15 Pharmacists $118,210 $100,110 670
16 General and Operations Managers $115,480 $51,560 4,400
17 Purchasing Managers $113,820 $76,190 280
18 Physician Assistants $113,160 $85,780 310
19 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $111,110 $46,710 300
20 Veterinarians $109,980 $48,730 180
21 Materials Engineers $109,800 $70,620 320
22 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $109,630 $47,050 60
23 Physical Scientists, All Other $109,050 $67,680 120
24 Financial Managers $109,040 $54,740 1,120
25 Personal Financial Advisors $105,540 $37,910 400
26 Podiatrists $105,030 $44,160 60
27 Human Resources Managers $104,130 $64,850 240
28 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $104,100 $42,980 120
29 Physicists $103,930 $69,080 120
30 Engineers, All Other $103,320 $45,190 1,570
31 Advertising and Promotions Managers $103,310 $67,390 40
32 Compensation and Benefits Managers $103,070 $68,340 40
33 Industrial Production Managers $102,880 $49,050 620
34 Aerospace Engineers $102,000 $64,380 1,170
35 Psychologists, All Other $101,530 $77,840 110
36 Education Administrators, All Other $100,990 $59,480 140
37 Managers, All Other $100,690 $56,370 840
38 Computer and Information Research Scientists $100,610 $75,340 100
39 Insurance Sales Agents $99,770 $27,740 630
40 Nurse Practitioners $98,940 $76,310 420
41 Computer Network Architects $98,360 $57,020 320
42 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $97,980 $60,780 1,180
43 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $97,490 $48,460 400
44 Mathematicians $97,450 $73,840 30
45 Medical and Health Services Managers $97,130 $63,770 1,190
46 Biological Scientists, All Other $96,810 $29,070 40
47 Chemical Engineers $95,350 $72,690 60
48 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $94,490 $53,550 120
49 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $93,520 $48,430 280
50 Software Developers, Systems Software $93,270 $61,360 420
51 Training and Development Managers $92,140 $54,060 40
52 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $91,940 $57,230 50
53 Operations Research Analysts $91,700 $48,160 240
54 Occupational Therapists $90,440 $66,720 340
55 Environmental Engineers $90,340 $53,000 70
56 Physical Therapists $90,340 $65,980 590
57 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $89,750 $46,730 90
58 Chiropractors $89,280 $44,850 70
59 Computer Hardware Engineers $89,260 $64,150 210
60 Computer Systems Analysts $89,030 $52,570 2,330
61 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $88,930 $64,770 580
62 Construction Managers $88,760 $52,640 550
63 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $88,360 $35,410 40
64 Electrical Engineers $87,880 $58,010 510
65 Management Analysts $87,530 $48,690 2,010
66 Information Security Analysts $86,960 $44,020 120
67 Speech-Language Pathologists $86,880 $48,930 480
68 Administrative Services Managers $84,290 $47,280 520
69 Sales Engineers $83,840 $38,790 330
70 Software Developers, Applications $83,390 $50,360 2,260
71 Logisticians $83,200 $51,630 1,110
72 Civil Engineers $83,190 $55,920 450
73 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $83,180 $34,890 650
74 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $82,050 $40,300 580
75 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $81,900 $44,380 120
76 Computer Occupations, All Other $81,800 $55,960 960
77 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $81,620 $37,640 440
78 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $81,170 $37,910 220
79 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $80,620 $26,930 610
80 Financial Specialists, All Other $80,580 $51,140 920
81 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $80,200 $51,740 200
82 Chemists $79,290 $41,230 240
83 Materials Scientists $78,930 $44,990 40
84 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $78,290 $45,010 150
85 Statisticians $78,250 $52,680 30
86 Optometrists $78,240 $34,770 100
87 Art Directors $77,660 $45,440 90
88 Industrial Engineers $77,330 $49,910 950
89 Database Administrators $77,120 $44,640 330
90 Transportation Inspectors $76,660 $41,580 60
91 Food Scientists and Technologists $76,580 $41,830 40
92 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $76,410 $40,120 80
93 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $76,030 $48,080 180
94 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $75,230 $43,720 3,330
95 Budget Analysts $75,180 $49,300 170
96 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $74,680 $23,620 430
97 Mechanical Engineers $74,360 $45,750 1,160
98 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $73,780 $24,530 150
99 Set and Exhibit Designers $73,500 $50,930 40
100 Therapists, All Other $73,430 $37,240 80