These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Fort Wayne, 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 Fort Wayne 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 Fort Wayne.

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

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Family and General Practitioners
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
  5. Physician Assistants
  6. Pharmacists
  7. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  8. Lawyers
  9. Personal Financial Advisors
  10. Orthodontists

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

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

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 383 job classifications in Fort Wayne 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 Wayne

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $239,840 $132,920 370
2 Family and General Practitioners $154,760 $65,410 160
3 Chief Executives $140,420 $18,360 380
4 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $121,580 $61,370 100
5 Physician Assistants $121,480 $76,710 110
6 Pharmacists $121,410 $100,770 480
7 Architectural and Engineering Managers $115,570 $72,730 280
8 Lawyers $114,320 $58,010 470
9 Personal Financial Advisors $113,020 $32,200 330
10 Orthodontists $112,420 $81,560 40
11 Computer and Information Systems Managers $111,770 $69,160 340
12 Financial Managers $111,640 $55,490 490
13 General and Operations Managers $109,550 $45,740 2,580
14 Marketing Managers $104,190 $59,680 180
15 Sales Managers $103,380 $51,170 380
16 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $102,740 $36,100 430
17 Actuaries $99,290 $56,970 80
18 Optometrists $98,540 $69,120 90
19 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $98,510 $29,290 50
20 Computer Hardware Engineers $98,110 $64,880 50
21 Purchasing Managers $97,390 $66,460 110
22 Nurse Practitioners $95,220 $68,850 200
23 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $94,240 $52,230 180
24 Medical and Health Services Managers $92,250 $46,340 630
25 Human Resources Managers $91,850 $54,570 110
26 Software Developers, Systems Software $89,800 $52,680 250
27 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $89,670 $40,450 370
28 Veterinarians $89,370 $67,410 80
29 Sales Engineers $88,570 $57,330 160
30 Loan Officers $87,110 $21,830 260
31 Industrial Production Managers $86,940 $48,360 450
32 Construction Managers $84,360 $47,080 300
33 Occupational Therapists $82,320 $50,590 180
34 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $82,210 $43,580 270
35 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $81,850 $64,940 430
36 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $81,300 $32,810 290
37 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $81,180 $51,980 210
38 Physical Therapists $78,930 $53,860 400
39 Computer Network Architects $78,030 $55,420 250
40 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $77,130 $53,780 390
41 Information Security Analysts $76,860 $52,130 140
42 Speech-Language Pathologists $76,760 $47,430 200
43 Software Developers, Applications $76,550 $46,640 620
44 Electrical Engineers $76,340 $49,410 240
45 Administrative Services Managers $74,870 $38,920 190
46 Mechanical Engineers $74,190 $50,420 620
47 Chemists $73,580 $44,390 30
48 Industrial Engineers $73,380 $44,790 670
49 Art Directors $72,960 $41,140 40
50 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $72,580 $48,410 30
51 Credit Analysts $72,530 $40,600 40
52 Managers, All Other $72,520 $41,690 460
53 Operations Research Analysts $72,160 $39,320 70
54 Management Analysts $72,130 $42,680 790
55 Computer Systems Analysts $71,470 $48,790 400
56 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $71,370 $41,190 40
57 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $71,280 $39,740 70
58 Engineers, All Other $71,050 $31,270 100
59 Computer Programmers $70,510 $36,320 350
60 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $69,200 $29,210 60
61 Financial Analysts $68,800 $40,730 190
62 Crane and Tower Operators $68,550 $51,870 150
63 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $68,330 $34,970 110
64 Music Directors and Composers $67,810 $32,120 30
65 Computer Occupations, All Other $67,740 $38,590 110
66 Civil Engineers $66,260 $45,730 130
67 Accountants and Auditors $66,060 $36,230 1,420
68 Database Administrators $65,430 $37,950 120
69 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $65,370 $33,230 60
70 Health Educators $64,770 $35,240 90
71 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $64,510 $43,660 120
72 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $63,330 $42,440 550
73 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $63,000 $51,620 70
74 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $62,940 $39,140 80
75 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $62,600 $32,960 40
76 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $62,530 $41,340 70
77 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $61,750 $33,700 200
78 Cost Estimators $61,530 $33,950 490
79 Dental Hygienists $61,380 $50,120 370
80 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $60,470 $40,370 870
81 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $60,250 $34,730 760
82 Labor Relations Specialists $59,710 $17,740 100
83 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $59,110 $28,310 2,520
84 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $58,960 $37,740 620
85 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $58,840 $42,560 70
86 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $58,700 $24,220 30
87 Technical Writers $58,200 $34,390 30
88 Logisticians $57,860 $35,770 120
89 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $57,760 $49,910 90
90 Materials Engineers $57,390 $40,920 140
91 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $57,040 $36,510 330
92 Insurance Sales Agents $56,900 $26,640 630
93 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $56,800 $32,970 510
94 Insurance Underwriters $56,580 $38,700 130
95 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $56,550 $38,290 270
96 Writers and Authors $56,380 $31,340 70
97 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $56,330 $36,060 250
98 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $55,630 $32,370 110
99 Dietitians and Nutritionists $55,600 $41,800 100
100 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $55,560 $34,230 1,500