These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Fort Smith, 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 Fort Smith 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 Family And General Practitioners are the highest paid people in Fort Smith.

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

  1. Family and General Practitioners
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Dentists, General
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Pharmacists
  6. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  7. Personal Financial Advisors
  8. Nurse Practitioners
  9. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  10. Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 3 on the list of highest paid professions in Fort Smith. 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 Fort Smith and Arkansas job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Fort Smith For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 323 job classifications in Fort Smith 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 Fort Smith

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $253,270 $148,970 100
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $206,840 $85,250 140
3 Dentists, General $161,860 $80,060 90
4 Chief Executives $124,630 $19,930 210
5 Pharmacists $115,870 $85,620 270
6 Architectural and Engineering Managers $106,720 $65,980 40
7 Personal Financial Advisors $106,650 $47,140 30
8 Nurse Practitioners $104,180 $82,810 30
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers $98,770 $62,620 90
10 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $93,810 $34,260 30
11 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $93,800 $17,650 40
12 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $92,930 $35,260 130
13 Financial Managers $89,970 $44,080 240
14 Human Resources Managers $87,550 $58,630 90
15 Marketing Managers $87,430 $38,630 70
16 Physical Therapists $87,120 $38,630 140
17 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $82,430 $48,190 70
18 General and Operations Managers $82,390 $33,500 1,580
19 Industrial Production Managers $81,650 $43,290 180
20 Medical and Health Services Managers $80,580 $44,440 310
21 Occupational Therapists $79,620 $42,530 100
22 Veterinarians $78,020 $56,350 40
23 Sales Managers $77,930 $33,940 210
24 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $77,440 $42,720 120
25 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $77,100 $53,990 220
26 Optometrists $75,980 $29,550 40
27 Database Administrators $73,000 $42,800 50
28 Computer Occupations, All Other $72,230 $55,310 50
29 Software Developers, Applications $71,690 $41,730 120
30 Radiation Therapists $71,580 $54,180 30
31 Industrial Engineers $71,480 $47,560 160
32 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $70,520 $38,650 130
33 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $68,710 $37,410 40
34 Management Analysts $68,620 $31,110 210
35 Administrative Services Managers $67,850 $40,800 180
36 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers $67,750 $45,050 50
37 Managers, All Other $66,540 $27,220 130
38 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $66,270 $32,980 310
39 Logisticians $66,110 $41,180 60
40 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $65,680 $40,720 30
41 Civil Engineers $65,540 $40,130 90
42 Electrical Engineers $65,290 $44,770 40
43 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers $65,210 $51,100 60
44 Mechanical Engineers $64,950 $36,380 120
45 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $64,560 $46,610 30
46 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $64,130 $40,340 60
47 Instructional Coordinators $63,890 $42,760 80
48 Computer Programmers $63,390 $35,620 90
49 Accountants and Auditors $62,860 $34,490 420
50 Lawyers $62,850 $32,940 150
51 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $62,110 $44,880 30
52 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $61,960 $27,110 30
53 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $61,940 $30,790 140
54 Gas Plant Operators $61,690 $46,160 70
55 Construction Managers $61,450 $18,050 130
56 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $60,200 $32,730 190
57 Dental Hygienists $58,500 $34,410 170
58 Loan Officers $57,300 $28,630 170
59 Cost Estimators $56,390 $39,710 130
60 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $55,670 $38,830 100
61 Surveyors $55,310 $32,690 40
62 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $54,770 $37,300 40
63 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $54,740 $34,100 100
64 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $54,660 $27,560 170
65 Physical Therapist Assistants $53,980 $36,350 90
66 Mechanical Drafters $53,670 $31,680 50
67 Computer Network Support Specialists $53,660 $33,180 70
68 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $53,660 $22,230 60
69 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $53,240 $37,940 260
70 Compliance Officers $52,630 $30,740 200
71 Speech-Language Pathologists $52,500 $26,950 140
72 Registered Nurses $52,360 $39,910 2,210
73 Medical Equipment Repairers $52,190 $23,880 50
74 Financial Analysts $51,930 $36,390 50
75 Dietitians and Nutritionists $51,750 $34,570 30
76 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $51,090 $33,000 230
77 Librarians $50,810 $31,240 90
78 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $50,380 $29,650 40
79 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $50,320 $40,350 50
80 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $50,120 $36,520 90
81 Postal Service Mail Carriers $50,100 $34,640 250
82 Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers $49,780 $18,330 120
83 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $49,510 $33,990 110
84 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $49,250 $19,100 1,180
85 Respiratory Therapists $48,840 $40,890 60
86 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $48,790 $32,700 470
87 Social and Community Service Managers $48,450 $29,680 90
88 Food Service Managers $48,020 $27,140 120
89 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $47,980 $27,280 950
90 Real Estate Sales Agents $47,880 $18,690 110
91 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $47,870 $33,920 990
92 Crane and Tower Operators $47,770 $34,630 60
93 Architectural and Civil Drafters $47,760 $30,730 40
94 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $47,510 $32,400 460
95 Special Education Teachers, Middle School $46,440 $32,760 40
96 Industrial Engineering Technicians $45,950 $29,880 40
97 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $45,940 $27,520 220
98 Postal Service Clerks $45,750 $32,510 90
99 Mental Health Counselors $45,650 $31,240 70
100 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $45,490 $33,440 1,160