These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Evansville, 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 Evansville 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 Evansville.

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

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Dentists, General
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Physician Assistants
  5. Purchasing Managers
  6. Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
  7. Chemical Engineers
  8. Pharmacists
  9. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  10. Human Resources Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 2 on the list of highest paid professions in Evansville. 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 Evansville and Indiana job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Evansville For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 381 job classifications in Evansville 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 Evansville

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $250,770 $172,920 550
2 Dentists, General $171,700 $79,470 60
3 Chief Executives $161,720 $71,280 230
4 Physician Assistants $134,250 $72,730 50
5 Purchasing Managers $126,640 $63,780 100
6 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $123,300 $66,470 40
7 Chemical Engineers $120,820 $73,530 180
8 Pharmacists $118,500 $104,040 320
9 Architectural and Engineering Managers $118,100 $78,420 130
10 Human Resources Managers $117,470 $58,370 120
11 Financial Managers $116,460 $50,240 530
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers $116,200 $60,470 200
13 Marketing Managers $113,100 $59,760 150
14 Lawyers $107,520 $49,210 300
15 Sales Managers $107,220 $52,260 310
16 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $100,030 $54,400 50
17 Industrial Production Managers $98,720 $54,790 350
18 General and Operations Managers $98,390 $39,890 2,450
19 Personal Financial Advisors $96,650 $39,000 170
20 Management Analysts $94,950 $44,750 260
21 Nurse Practitioners $94,530 $81,450 180
22 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $94,380 $45,580 90
23 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $93,850 $26,770 270
24 Construction Managers $92,350 $43,650 350
25 Medical and Health Services Managers $90,250 $49,850 380
26 Engineers, All Other $88,880 $57,420 170
27 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $88,350 $54,850 130
28 Computer Network Architects $88,120 $55,850 110
29 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $87,750 $63,890 170
30 Chemists $87,500 $44,220 280
31 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $84,650 $44,100 70
32 Software Developers, Applications $82,740 $51,200 420
33 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $82,340 $59,230 40
34 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $81,690 $54,580 80
35 Industrial Engineers $81,190 $51,040 260
36 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $80,080 $37,790 130
37 Administrative Services Managers $78,780 $41,310 210
38 Electrical Engineers $78,450 $54,690 200
39 Financial Analysts $77,850 $46,780 90
40 Information Security Analysts $76,830 $47,890 40
41 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $76,650 $36,510 260
42 Managers, All Other $76,270 $34,840 230
43 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $75,160 $40,860 410
44 Veterinarians $74,510 $53,620 60
45 Materials Engineers $74,360 $45,960 40
46 Logisticians $74,070 $45,930 90
47 Civil Engineers $73,960 $49,220 160
48 Occupational Therapists $72,590 $55,250 130
49 Computer Systems Analysts $71,990 $48,090 340
50 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $71,360 $36,410 60
51 Physical Therapists $71,080 $39,710 300
52 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $70,900 $52,110 40
53 Software Developers, Systems Software $70,840 $44,930 50
54 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $70,490 $43,560 30
55 Mechanical Engineers $70,460 $37,480 260
56 Education Administrators, All Other $69,620 $43,660 60
57 Operations Research Analysts $69,360 $39,620 90
58 Credit Analysts $69,120 $36,570 70
59 Dental Hygienists $68,590 $54,330 260
60 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $68,530 $50,390 70
61 Boilermakers $68,020 $55,110 550
62 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $67,940 $43,260 60
63 Commercial Pilots $67,830 $49,620 30
64 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $67,280 $43,150 40
65 Instructional Coordinators $65,540 $36,430 110
66 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $65,240 $37,220 40
67 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders $65,100 $44,000 570
68 Loan Officers $64,780 $30,600 310
69 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $64,750 $38,720 640
70 Electricians $63,940 $36,650 1,120
71 Database Administrators $63,850 $37,170 90
72 Computer Programmers $63,780 $40,420 120
73 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $63,360 $37,110 160
74 Speech-Language Pathologists $62,870 $44,050 190
75 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $61,860 $39,540 330
76 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $61,580 $34,370 620
77 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $61,450 $34,060 140
78 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $61,370 $38,540 90
79 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $60,980 $29,450 370
80 Compliance Officers $60,510 $27,700 200
81 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $60,410 $23,860 1,280
82 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $59,330 $43,990 90
83 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $59,220 $48,760 90
84 Training and Development Specialists $59,100 $28,740 310
85 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products $59,060 $24,430 40
86 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $59,030 $42,790 40
87 Sales Engineers $59,010 $43,090 70
88 Accountants and Auditors $58,980 $34,650 1,230
89 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $58,890 $35,930 240
90 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $58,650 $33,580 960
91 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $58,550 $36,350 1,300
92 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $58,270 $34,570 430
93 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $58,180 $34,350 230
94 Physical Therapist Assistants $57,650 $39,100 110
95 Electro-Mechanical Technicians $57,050 $41,520 50
96 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $56,720 $32,440 60
97 Dietitians and Nutritionists $56,370 $45,500 60
98 Web Developers $56,190 $29,560 110
99 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $56,140 $34,970 30
100 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $55,810 $43,070 40