These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Elkhart, IN 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 Elkhart 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 Elkhart.

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

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Pharmacists
  4. Marketing Managers
  5. Sales Managers
  6. Dentists, General
  7. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  8. Human Resources Managers
  9. General and Operations Managers
  10. Financial Managers

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Elkhart For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 280 job classifications in Elkhart 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 Elkhart

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $258,920 $145,460 160
2 Chief Executives $195,710 $50,670 200
3 Pharmacists $123,510 $107,220 140
4 Marketing Managers $123,010 $63,290 110
5 Sales Managers $122,920 $58,770 340
6 Dentists, General $115,540 $44,100 60
7 Architectural and Engineering Managers $106,500 $67,530 170
8 Human Resources Managers $104,060 $57,980 70
9 General and Operations Managers $103,950 $41,150 1,920
10 Financial Managers $103,820 $56,070 400
11 Veterinarians $102,460 $63,040 40
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers $95,780 $62,800 100
13 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $92,920 $53,140 130
14 Nurse Practitioners $92,840 $67,810 130
15 Physical Therapists $85,660 $60,790 70
16 Industrial Production Managers $83,990 $55,180 670
17 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $83,040 $41,750 40
18 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $82,660 $62,490 100
19 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $82,490 $32,270 100
20 Electrical Engineers $81,200 $56,520 140
21 Management Analysts $81,090 $53,180 70
22 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors $80,840 $36,810 40
23 Administrative Services Managers $79,880 $43,270 160
24 Medical and Health Services Managers $79,320 $50,740 190
25 Purchasing Managers $78,820 $54,160 140
26 Financial Analysts $78,700 $49,460 120
27 Civil Engineers $77,930 $44,870 50
28 Occupational Therapists $77,150 $55,010 50
29 Software Developers, Applications $76,570 $55,470 90
30 Lawyers $76,310 $27,510 190
31 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $70,580 $33,740 200
32 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $70,280 $32,620 2,300
33 Operations Research Analysts $69,170 $44,290 40
34 Materials Engineers $69,000 $36,520 40
35 Mechanical Engineers $68,880 $45,310 400
36 Managers, All Other $68,760 $36,820 150
37 Construction Managers $68,470 $41,520 110
38 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $68,080 $50,840 70
39 Industrial Engineers $67,580 $47,730 380
40 Computer Network Architects $67,550 $40,670 50
41 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $67,300 $34,650 140
42 Logisticians $66,910 $50,250 40
43 Loan Officers $66,610 $28,380 80
44 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $65,260 $39,590 240
45 Database Administrators $65,140 $36,630 30
46 Accountants and Auditors $64,780 $37,100 730
47 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $63,920 $51,940 60
48 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $63,330 $45,440 60
49 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $63,200 $40,680 90
50 Computer Systems Analysts $62,830 $40,080 140
51 Speech-Language Pathologists $62,380 $34,360 60
52 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $62,330 $39,880 130
53 Dental Hygienists $61,980 $51,640 190
54 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $60,880 $27,090 210
55 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $60,750 $26,830 180
56 Computer Programmers $60,350 $34,320 80
57 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $58,570 $30,530 250
58 Compliance Officers $58,340 $24,800 80
59 Commercial and Industrial Designers $58,220 $34,650 120
60 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $57,530 $40,580 110
61 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $56,890 $28,170 230
62 Respiratory Therapists $56,490 $43,080 70
63 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $56,380 $35,240 490
64 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $56,280 $39,850 340
65 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $55,980 $38,780 590
66 Radiologic Technologists $55,280 $41,220 100
67 Human Resources Specialists $55,230 $32,460 350
68 Healthcare Social Workers $55,010 $38,600 60
69 Registered Nurses $54,890 $41,600 1,460
70 Occupational Therapy Assistants $54,860 $41,950 30
71 Brickmasons and Blockmasons $53,680 $40,480 30
72 Physical Therapist Assistants $53,630 $42,540 40
73 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $53,620 $38,200 90
74 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders $53,500 $40,930 80
75 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $53,460 $34,910 120
76 Instructional Coordinators $53,450 $32,700 40
77 Cost Estimators $53,050 $29,320 200
78 Tool and Die Makers $52,980 $40,720 320
79 Chemists $52,210 $30,490 90
80 Mechanical Engineering Technicians $52,130 $36,740 50
81 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $51,550 $35,030 420
82 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $51,390 $31,980 1,780
83 Electricians $51,310 $33,130 600
84 Postal Service Clerks $51,250 $35,370 30
85 Advertising Sales Agents $51,230 $28,360 30
86 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $51,130 $33,550 80
87 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic $51,120 $33,940 40
88 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $51,080 $33,220 110
89 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $51,050 $28,630 30
90 Postal Service Mail Carriers $50,960 $34,640 150
91 Social and Community Service Managers $50,920 $32,380 70
92 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $50,730 $31,180 130
93 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $50,600 $31,260 160
94 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $50,380 $33,860 930
95 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $50,280 $40,390 60
96 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $49,730 $32,600 700
97 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand $49,140 $28,130 160
98 Training and Development Specialists $49,050 $28,900 80
99 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers $48,830 $27,580 860
100 Librarians $48,710 $28,110 80