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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:
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:
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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|4||Family and General Practitioners||$197,070|
|5||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$191,640|
|9||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$127,350|
|11||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$122,190|
|14||Natural Sciences Managers||$118,720|
|16||General and Operations Managers||$115,480|
|19||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$111,110|
|22||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$109,630|
|23||Physical Scientists, All Other||$109,050|
|25||Personal Financial Advisors||$105,540|
|27||Human Resources Managers||$104,130|
|28||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$104,100|
|30||Engineers, All Other||$103,320|
|31||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$103,310|
|32||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$103,070|
|33||Industrial Production Managers||$102,880|
|35||Psychologists, All Other||$101,530|
|36||Education Administrators, All Other||$100,990|
|37||Managers, All Other||$100,690|
|38||Computer and Information Research Scientists||$100,610|
|39||Insurance Sales Agents||$99,770|
|41||Computer Network Architects||$98,360|
|42||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$97,980|
|43||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$97,490|
|45||Medical and Health Services Managers||$97,130|
|46||Biological Scientists, All Other||$96,810|
|48||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$94,490|
|49||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$93,520|
|50||Software Developers, Systems Software||$93,270|
|51||Training and Development Managers||$92,140|
|52||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$91,940|
|53||Operations Research Analysts||$91,700|
|57||Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,750|
|59||Computer Hardware Engineers||$89,260|
|60||Computer Systems Analysts||$89,030|
|61||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$88,930|
|63||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,360|
|66||Information Security Analysts||$86,960|
|68||Administrative Services Managers||$84,290|
|70||Software Developers, Applications||$83,390|
|73||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$83,180|
|74||Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other||$82,050|
|75||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$81,900|
|76||Computer Occupations, All Other||$81,800|
|77||English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||$81,620|
|78||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$81,170|
|79||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$80,620|
|80||Financial Specialists, All Other||$80,580|
|81||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$80,200|
|84||Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$78,290|
|91||Food Scientists and Technologists||$76,580|
|92||Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||$76,410|
|93||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$76,030|
|94||Business Operations Specialists, All Other||$75,230|
|96||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$74,680|
|98||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$73,780|
|99||Set and Exhibit Designers||$73,500|
|100||Therapists, All Other||$73,430|
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