These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Duluth, MN 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 Duluth 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 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other are the highest paid people in Duluth.

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

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Family and General Practitioners
  3. Nurse Anesthetists
  4. Dentists, General
  5. Chief Executives
  6. Optometrists
  7. Pharmacists
  8. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  9. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  10. Human Resources Managers

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Duluth For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 352 job classifications in Duluth 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 Duluth

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $268,480 $172,040 140
2 Family and General Practitioners $220,930 $150,210 80
3 Nurse Anesthetists $215,130 $171,350 100
4 Dentists, General $190,870 $119,480 100
5 Chief Executives $122,340 $18,740 280
6 Optometrists $121,380 $84,420 50
7 Pharmacists $120,280 $102,750 330
8 Architectural and Engineering Managers $117,450 $80,670 120
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers $108,380 $57,910 180
10 Human Resources Managers $107,960 $56,550 80
11 Purchasing Managers $103,400 $60,750 40
12 Financial Managers $103,240 $62,450 440
13 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $103,060 $63,680 50
14 Marketing Managers $102,100 $57,820 70
15 Software Developers, Systems Software $101,920 $58,870 90
16 Lawyers $96,050 $50,820 310
17 Industrial Production Managers $95,840 $64,310 130
18 Natural Sciences Managers $95,620 $69,110 70
19 Sales Managers $94,910 $43,260 270
20 Personal Financial Advisors $94,860 $36,610 130
21 Administrative Services Managers $93,930 $44,750 200
22 Construction Managers $93,360 $64,870 140
23 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $91,520 $65,080 50
24 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $89,930 $68,560 130
25 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $89,900 $63,280 40
26 Computer Network Architects $89,880 $55,800 100
27 General and Operations Managers $87,990 $37,290 1,580
28 Managers, All Other $87,880 $49,280 330
29 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $86,840 $50,830 60
30 Electrical Engineers $85,610 $63,520 140
31 Medical and Health Services Managers $84,040 $43,920 460
32 Industrial Engineers $79,890 $54,910 130
33 Logisticians $79,790 $51,930 30
34 Civil Engineers $79,210 $53,260 290
35 Software Developers, Applications $78,910 $51,050 240
36 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $78,870 $45,610 110
37 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $77,420 $42,840 170
38 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $77,350 $51,250 80
39 Computer Systems Analysts $76,450 $49,870 250
40 Database Administrators $76,240 $40,690 50
41 Computer Programmers $75,730 $36,130 120
42 Physical Therapists $75,500 $64,270 240
43 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $75,470 $57,330 100
44 Mechanical Engineers $75,190 $51,770 280
45 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $75,130 $43,260 50
46 Financial Analysts $73,980 $45,320 50
47 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $73,930 $55,590 70
48 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $72,380 $49,020 130
49 Education Administrators, All Other $72,220 $40,810 30
50 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $70,280 $43,680 70
51 Veterinarians $70,260 $40,840 70
52 Accountants and Auditors $70,160 $42,230 770
53 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $70,130 $58,560 40
54 Environmental Engineers $69,640 $40,670 70
55 Brickmasons and Blockmasons $69,410 $49,810 60
56 Biological Scientists, All Other $69,160 $28,540 40
57 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $69,030 $32,250 140
58 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $68,670 $41,600 750
59 Chemists $67,610 $43,340 40
60 Conservation Scientists $67,560 $41,090 70
61 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers $67,520 $56,270 40
62 Social and Community Service Managers $67,470 $43,370 230
63 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $67,150 $43,730 290
64 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $67,130 $42,450 60
65 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $66,380 $37,430 270
66 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $66,380 $44,040 200
67 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $66,180 $41,230 250
68 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $65,630 $52,030 90
69 Urban and Regional Planners $65,490 $43,460 40
70 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors $65,390 $41,550 40
71 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $65,330 $40,140 250
72 Pipelayers $64,900 $51,120 40
73 Occupational Therapists $64,760 $38,740 130
74 Compliance Officers $64,560 $40,010 130
75 Chiropractors $64,550 $40,820 30
76 Financial Specialists, All Other $64,540 $44,000 60
77 Speech-Language Pathologists $64,060 $51,690 120
78 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $64,010 $50,170 50
79 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $63,600 $30,620 120
80 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $63,540 $39,010 400
81 Insurance Sales Agents $63,020 $40,290 210
82 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $62,770 $34,310 420
83 Computer Occupations, All Other $62,760 $32,780 190
84 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $62,640 $43,140 90
85 Management Analysts $62,630 $32,270 180
86 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers $62,470 $43,560 70
87 Registered Nurses $62,420 $43,220 3,800
88 Web Developers $62,190 $28,050 80
89 Construction and Building Inspectors $61,740 $38,380 80
90 Radiologic Technologists $61,680 $44,760 240
91 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $61,660 $40,050 40
92 Loan Officers $61,630 $30,910 210
93 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $61,590 $35,330 50
94 Labor Relations Specialists $61,490 $18,610 180
95 Sheet Metal Workers $61,340 $32,690 230
96 Industrial Machinery Mechanics $60,960 $45,390 770
97 Dental Hygienists $60,780 $43,810 270
98 Crane and Tower Operators $60,750 $34,360 50
99 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $60,480 $37,750 150
100 Power Plant Operators $60,080 $35,980 40