These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Flint, MI 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 Flint 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 Flint.

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

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Family and General Practitioners
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Dentists, General
  5. Nurse Anesthetists
  6. Optometrists
  7. Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
  8. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  9. Physician Assistants
  10. Pharmacists

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Flint For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 298 job classifications in Flint 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 Flint

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $224,150 $127,400 770
2 Family and General Practitioners $198,990 $88,340 110
3 Chief Executives $195,260 $88,050 220
4 Dentists, General $193,200 $91,410 210
5 Nurse Anesthetists $184,350 $170,210 40
6 Optometrists $150,880 $63,390 60
7 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $147,200 $53,060 80
8 Architectural and Engineering Managers $119,490 $75,180 90
9 Physician Assistants $117,520 $53,780 230
10 Pharmacists $116,150 $103,360 530
11 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $108,910 $61,620 60
12 Financial Managers $108,380 $64,350 290
13 Marketing Managers $107,470 $60,770 40
14 Industrial Production Managers $103,860 $66,540 160
15 Sales Managers $103,710 $36,250 400
16 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $103,540 $53,280 170
17 Construction Managers $102,010 $46,770 130
18 Nurse Practitioners $102,010 $79,780 110
19 Managers, All Other $101,660 $58,860 370
20 General and Operations Managers $98,750 $41,770 1,710
21 Computer and Information Systems Managers $97,770 $58,920 150
22 Internists, General $96,620 $41,650 500
23 Lawyers $94,830 $63,190 230
24 Human Resources Managers $94,810 $59,930 100
25 Natural Sciences Managers $94,230 $68,400 30
26 Medical and Health Services Managers $93,610 $63,690 540
27 Personal Financial Advisors $93,500 $30,180 200
28 Purchasing Managers $91,970 $65,160 50
29 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $91,580 $64,530 240
30 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $91,300 $33,310 230
31 Financial Analysts $90,390 $58,310 130
32 Veterinarians $90,110 $45,690 80
33 Industrial Engineers $87,440 $52,800 300
34 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $87,180 $50,500 70
35 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $85,640 $38,900 40
36 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $83,410 $54,520 70
37 Computer Systems Analysts $83,000 $52,740 230
38 Physical Therapists $82,250 $59,640 360
39 Loan Officers $82,090 $29,110 170
40 Occupational Therapists $80,080 $54,010 170
41 Software Developers, Applications $77,060 $52,550 170
42 Software Developers, Systems Software $76,790 $51,840 70
43 Mechanical Engineers $75,710 $46,160 220
44 Civil Engineers $74,090 $54,330 60
45 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $74,050 $42,810 200
46 Social and Community Service Managers $73,210 $40,420 110
47 Speech-Language Pathologists $72,740 $55,010 80
48 Administrative Services Managers $72,380 $32,650 140
49 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $70,980 $39,180 530
50 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program $70,510 $28,690 50
51 Engineers, All Other $70,140 $43,430 110
52 Instructional Coordinators $70,120 $35,120 120
53 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $69,560 $36,820 230
54 Database Administrators $69,270 $42,110 40
55 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $68,720 $37,580 80
56 Accountants and Auditors $67,600 $36,200 870
57 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $67,530 $36,940 330
58 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $67,110 $45,540 110
59 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $67,030 $52,620 120
60 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $66,540 $45,630 50
61 Registered Nurses $66,320 $52,260 4,040
62 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $66,180 $39,180 550
63 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other $65,850 $30,360 50
64 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $65,040 $48,340 30
65 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $63,690 $47,740 220
66 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $62,990 $34,230 170
67 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $62,700 $27,630 100
68 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $62,460 $51,710 40
69 Electricians $62,250 $43,050 770
70 Commercial and Industrial Designers $62,150 $33,610 40
71 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $61,950 $33,680 610
72 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $61,720 $36,880 1,570
73 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $61,100 $28,970 850
74 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $60,880 $36,150 260
75 Computer Occupations, All Other $60,830 $20,600 120
76 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $60,820 $35,780 780
77 Urban and Regional Planners $60,810 $35,810 50
78 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $60,610 $47,320 80
79 Dental Hygienists $60,570 $47,770 530
80 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $60,200 $41,170 160
81 Paralegals and Legal Assistants $59,550 $47,070 90
82 Cost Estimators $59,190 $34,820 210
83 Compliance Officers $59,050 $39,030 140
84 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $59,000 $30,840 150
85 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $58,880 $23,910 120
86 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $58,710 $38,780 140
87 Chiropractors $58,510 $28,150 100
88 Human Resources Specialists $58,020 $35,300 340
89 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $57,990 $27,260 120
90 Industrial Machinery Mechanics $57,700 $33,670 310
91 Healthcare Social Workers $57,450 $41,340 210
92 Health Educators $57,360 $28,820 40
93 Training and Development Specialists $56,990 $28,020 90
94 Fundraisers $56,730 $23,600 70
95 Interpreters and Translators $56,580 $29,490 50
96 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $55,980 $38,120 160
97 Food Service Managers $55,910 $28,410 280
98 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $55,810 $25,560 120
99 Occupational Therapy Assistants $55,740 $40,830 30
100 Public Relations Specialists $55,000 $27,980 100