These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Fayetteville, AR 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 Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville.

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

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Family and General Practitioners
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Sales Managers
  5. Marketing Managers
  6. Financial Managers
  7. Managers, All Other
  8. Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
  9. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  10. Pharmacists

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 11 on the list of highest paid professions in Fayetteville. 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 Fayetteville and Arkansas job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Fayetteville For 2018

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

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $202,500 $82,880 180
2 Family and General Practitioners $179,100 $70,870 360
3 Chief Executives $162,960 $43,410 370
4 Sales Managers $149,260 $61,450 1,160
5 Marketing Managers $146,960 $65,950 610
6 Financial Managers $142,980 $58,370 620
7 Managers, All Other $142,210 $54,500 1,430
8 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $140,380 $50,290 90
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers $138,240 $62,400 500
10 Pharmacists $135,420 $110,510 420
11 Lawyers $133,050 $51,140 610
12 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $130,920 $66,730 460
13 Pediatricians, General $130,220 $63,080 60
14 Optometrists $124,730 $66,100 100
15 Training and Development Managers $123,110 $52,980 60
16 Administrative Services Managers $117,220 $44,660 380
17 Human Resources Managers $115,850 $59,760 210
18 Architectural and Engineering Managers $108,300 $68,510 140
19 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $106,620 $43,110 140
20 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $103,790 $51,360 60
21 Personal Financial Advisors $102,970 $35,850 200
22 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $101,960 $34,350 620
23 General and Operations Managers $99,060 $31,170 4,120
24 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $97,830 $50,090 190
25 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $93,010 $34,350 350
26 Occupational Therapists $91,800 $65,340 110
27 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $91,540 $52,060 110
28 Physician Assistants $89,140 $55,490 50
29 Speech-Language Pathologists $88,530 $51,590 300
30 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $87,080 $66,260 330
31 Software Developers, Applications $86,050 $55,580 1,050
32 Natural Sciences Managers $85,500 $41,820 120
33 Engineers, All Other $85,100 $52,990 50
34 Advertising and Promotions Managers $84,620 $43,820 50
35 Financial Analysts $82,780 $45,740 120
36 Industrial Production Managers $80,460 $44,550 310
37 Electrical Engineers $79,740 $50,260 100
38 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $79,120 $40,820 50
39 Operations Research Analysts $77,630 $38,850 60
40 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $77,320 $47,970 840
41 Chemists $77,140 $42,000 70
42 Nurse Practitioners $77,100 $26,160 260
43 Medical and Health Services Managers $76,890 $40,700 420
44 Database Administrators $76,870 $40,730 230
45 Mechanical Engineers $76,540 $50,980 190
46 Veterinarians $75,890 $52,440 120
47 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $75,590 $44,190 40
48 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $75,550 $31,640 3,700
49 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $74,760 $50,950 80
50 Chemical Engineers $73,740 $43,910 30
51 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $73,280 $48,620 60
52 Physical Therapists $73,210 $29,230 220
53 Industrial Engineers $73,050 $50,230 240
54 Information Security Analysts $72,970 $49,220 200
55 Construction Managers $72,680 $41,010 410
56 Instructional Coordinators $72,610 $30,360 150
57 History Teachers, Postsecondary $72,310 $43,260 50
58 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $72,100 $27,960 1,150
59 Web Developers $71,620 $31,400 150
60 Civil Engineers $70,250 $51,200 150
61 Chiropractors $69,660 $26,520 100
62 Food Scientists and Technologists $68,950 $33,040 170
63 Coaches and Scouts $68,930 $20,440 250
64 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $68,370 $33,610 80
65 Computer Systems Analysts $67,790 $40,140 590
66 Dental Hygienists $67,760 $43,690 220
67 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $67,370 $44,050 40
68 Computer Occupations, All Other $67,050 $34,880 120
69 Loan Officers $65,750 $30,900 380
70 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $65,540 $35,850 280
71 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $65,500 $42,980 100
72 Logisticians $65,180 $43,040 560
73 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $65,010 $24,510 170
74 Management Analysts $64,260 $30,100 990
75 Software Developers, Systems Software $64,040 $45,130 140
76 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $62,160 $45,490 270
77 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $62,140 $40,830 130
78 Accountants and Auditors $61,640 $35,790 1,070
79 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $60,690 $36,500 70
80 Dietitians and Nutritionists $60,240 $41,790 60
81 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $60,060 $28,550 80
82 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $59,750 $29,670 110
83 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $59,440 $40,350 140
84 Insurance Sales Agents $58,750 $21,440 470
85 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $58,400 $42,380 30
86 Marriage and Family Therapists $58,120 $42,820 50
87 Cost Estimators $58,030 $36,060 270
88 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $57,850 $37,870 210
89 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $57,270 $36,120 720
90 Clergy $57,270 $36,650 40
91 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $57,180 $42,030 60
92 Private Detectives and Investigators $56,870 $26,000 50
93 Human Resources Specialists $56,860 $31,270 470
94 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $56,750 $43,100 120
95 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $56,660 $28,450 360
96 Compliance Officers $56,660 $32,830 330
97 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $56,630 $40,370 1,590
98 Registered Nurses $56,150 $39,740 3,070
99 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $55,780 $32,050 420
100 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $55,140 $37,880 160