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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 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:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 6 on the list of highest paid professions in 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:
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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|2||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$208,860|
|3||Family and General Practitioners||$205,930|
|9||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$152,970|
|11||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$131,740|
|13||Natural Sciences Managers||$128,320|
|15||General and Operations Managers||$123,840|
|19||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$120,330|
|21||Human Resources Managers||$115,090|
|24||Computer Network Architects||$112,680|
|25||Software Developers, Systems Software||$111,260|
|26||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$110,920|
|27||Medical and Health Services Managers||$110,590|
|28||Managers, All Other||$109,260|
|29||Training and Development Managers||$107,810|
|30||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$107,630|
|31||Computer Hardware Engineers||$107,300|
|32||Software Developers, Applications||$105,510|
|33||Computer Occupations, All Other||$104,660|
|36||Engineers, All Other||$102,820|
|38||Industrial Production Managers||$100,870|
|41||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$97,890|
|42||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$97,470|
|43||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$96,330|
|44||Information Security Analysts||$95,340|
|45||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$95,290|
|46||Physical Scientists, All Other||$95,000|
|48||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$93,890|
|49||Emergency Management Directors||$93,680|
|50||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$93,580|
|53||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers||$90,800|
|54||Personal Financial Advisors||$90,670|
|55||Computer Systems Analysts||$90,480|
|62||Administrative Services Managers||$87,440|
|64||Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program||$87,050|
|67||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||$85,500|
|69||Operations Research Analysts||$83,430|
|70||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$81,850|
|71||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$81,590|
|73||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$81,000|
|74||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$80,940|
|75||Postmasters and Mail Superintendents||$80,600|
|76||Biological Scientists, All Other||$80,210|
|80||Occupational Therapy Assistants||$78,560|
|84||Education Administrators, All Other||$77,840|
|85||Business Operations Specialists, All Other||$77,720|
|86||Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers||$77,480|
|87||Urban and Regional Planners||$76,740|
|88||Industrial Engineering Technicians||$76,490|
|89||Accountants and Auditors||$76,330|
|90||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$75,650|
|93||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$73,870|
|94||Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists||$73,820|
|95||Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents||$73,770|
|97||Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists||$73,030|
|98||Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||$72,690|
|99||Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$72,430|
|100||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$72,270|
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