These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Fort Worth, TX For 2018

We combed through the data to identify the profession in Fort Worth that will get you rich.

Chris Kolmarby Chris KolmarRankings - 10 hours ago

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 Worth 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 Psychiatrists are the highest paid people in Fort Worth.

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

  1. Psychiatrists
  2. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  3. Family and General Practitioners
  4. Chief Executives
  5. Internists, General
  6. Dentists, General
  7. Optometrists
  8. Petroleum Engineers
  9. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  10. Sales Managers

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in the Fort Worth. 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 Worth and Texas job scene here:

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

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 554 job classifications in Fort Worth 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 Worth

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Psychiatrists $242,910 $108,100 70
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $208,860 $58,250 1,840
3 Family and General Practitioners $205,930 $73,820 350
4 Chief Executives $195,320 $111,030 550
5 Internists, General $171,500 $57,510 320
6 Dentists, General $164,500 $58,470 1,190
7 Optometrists $160,540 $57,700 280
8 Petroleum Engineers $154,010 $81,790 580
9 Computer and Information Systems Managers $152,970 $82,660 1,330
10 Sales Managers $134,860 $63,750 1,700
11 Architectural and Engineering Managers $131,740 $81,300 810
12 Actuaries $130,010 $59,800 100
13 Natural Sciences Managers $128,320 $94,110 100
14 Marketing Managers $125,440 $55,110 390
15 General and Operations Managers $123,840 $45,510 14,940
16 Financial Managers $123,670 $66,460 1,910
17 Pharmacists $122,530 $103,130 1,950
18 Aerospace Engineers $120,410 $83,460 1,490
19 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $120,330 $48,750 240
20 Veterinarians $117,550 $64,180 450
21 Human Resources Managers $115,090 $66,410 380
22 Purchasing Managers $114,480 $69,300 280
23 Lawyers $113,990 $33,950 2,860
24 Computer Network Architects $112,680 $71,160 610
25 Software Developers, Systems Software $111,260 $68,130 2,790
26 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $110,920 $43,090 180
27 Medical and Health Services Managers $110,590 $59,710 1,580
28 Managers, All Other $109,260 $60,990 1,460
29 Training and Development Managers $107,810 $83,770 100
30 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $107,630 $63,830 70
31 Computer Hardware Engineers $107,300 $76,690 160
32 Software Developers, Applications $105,510 $67,630 4,490
33 Computer Occupations, All Other $104,660 $61,980 1,150
34 Materials Engineers $103,860 $67,390 150
35 Physician Assistants $103,040 $43,540 310
36 Engineers, All Other $102,820 $60,320 1,430
37 Sales Engineers $100,900 $53,850 630
38 Industrial Production Managers $100,870 $57,320 1,240
39 Electrical Engineers $100,730 $52,710 950
40 Nurse Practitioners $98,720 $47,560 950
41 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $97,890 $47,450 290
42 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $97,470 $66,960 1,160
43 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $96,330 $61,380 120
44 Information Security Analysts $95,340 $58,790 530
45 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $95,290 $49,460 970
46 Physical Scientists, All Other $95,000 $33,220 40
47 Commercial Pilots $94,780 $40,580 730
48 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $93,890 $60,670 230
49 Emergency Management Directors $93,680 $60,300 30
50 Advertising and Promotions Managers $93,580 $37,070 80
51 Construction Managers $93,320 $35,550 2,370
52 Environmental Engineers $91,020 $58,870 230
53 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $90,800 $61,400 110
54 Personal Financial Advisors $90,670 $34,980 1,400
55 Computer Systems Analysts $90,480 $51,470 3,260
56 Hydrologists $89,880 $56,280 30
57 Management Analysts $89,270 $38,340 2,380
58 Occupational Therapists $89,230 $63,520 600
59 Chemists $87,970 $41,290 460
60 Industrial Engineers $87,950 $52,790 1,500
61 Mechanical Engineers $87,930 $52,530 1,490
62 Administrative Services Managers $87,440 $44,760 1,670
63 Civil Engineers $87,210 $55,020 1,230
64 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program $87,050 $34,970 160
65 Financial Examiners $86,440 $49,660 220
66 Physical Therapists $85,560 $63,060 1,150
67 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $85,500 $26,670 340
68 Credit Analysts $85,120 $44,160 500
69 Operations Research Analysts $83,430 $45,290 790
70 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $81,850 $35,040 2,250
71 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $81,590 $42,970 360
72 Database Administrators $81,450 $44,480 810
73 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $81,000 $49,160 2,080
74 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $80,940 $60,040 1,760
75 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $80,600 $62,390 40
76 Biological Scientists, All Other $80,210 $61,390 50
77 Radiation Therapists $79,090 $52,480 30
78 Statisticians $79,030 $49,020 70
79 Art Directors $78,730 $42,870 180
80 Occupational Therapy Assistants $78,560 $55,400 140
81 Computer Programmers $78,200 $41,140 1,470
82 Dental Hygienists $78,160 $64,470 1,170
83 Budget Analysts $77,960 $45,680 270
84 Education Administrators, All Other $77,840 $44,530 80
85 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $77,720 $41,400 5,140
86 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $77,480 $33,760 810
87 Urban and Regional Planners $76,740 $47,330 170
88 Industrial Engineering Technicians $76,490 $36,810 460
89 Accountants and Auditors $76,330 $41,170 7,810
90 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $75,650 $33,230 2,600
91 Logisticians $75,500 $36,780 1,070
92 Financial Analysts $74,750 $41,550 1,570
93 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $73,870 $32,220 2,250
94 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists $73,820 $55,930 30
95 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $73,770 $40,000 130
96 Registered Nurses $73,580 $53,300 17,450
97 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $73,030 $56,390 220
98 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $72,690 $30,850 2,310
99 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $72,430 $37,360 540
100 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $72,270 $42,690 360

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