These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Framingham, MA For 2018

Chris Kolmar
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 Framingham 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 Internists, General are the highest paid people in Framingham.

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

  1. Internists, General
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  4. Dentists, General
  5. Pediatricians, General
  6. Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
  7. Natural Sciences Managers
  8. Computer and Information Systems Managers
  9. Sales Managers
  10. Training and Development Managers

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Framingham For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 325 job classifications in Framingham 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 Framingham

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Internists, General $254,970 $131,050 170
2 Chief Executives $231,380 $117,570 680
3 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $219,520 $92,610 230
4 Dentists, General $211,150 $113,190 90
5 Pediatricians, General $197,410 $74,630 60
6 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $169,600 $50,450 200
7 Natural Sciences Managers $169,320 $101,500 180
8 Computer and Information Systems Managers $165,300 $101,110 970
9 Sales Managers $160,300 $79,800 830
10 Training and Development Managers $159,630 $74,330 70
11 Architectural and Engineering Managers $153,820 $88,460 720
12 Lawyers $148,260 $58,670 600
13 Marketing Managers $148,020 $79,780 710
14 General and Operations Managers $137,670 $54,860 3,450
15 Managers, All Other $137,440 $70,880 310
16 Human Resources Managers $134,490 $76,270 280
17 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $132,540 $62,730 470
18 Purchasing Managers $129,460 $79,530 260
19 Compensation and Benefits Managers $129,320 $66,250 70
20 Financial Managers $127,070 $59,440 920
21 Computer Network Architects $126,830 $73,440 290
22 Advertising Sales Agents $124,500 $45,990 140
23 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $120,990 $73,780 760
24 Industrial Production Managers $119,620 $61,270 400
25 Real Estate Sales Agents $118,910 $38,550 40
26 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $118,260 $47,680 140
27 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $117,070 $47,130 1,290
28 Construction Managers $116,530 $84,540 300
29 Electrical Engineers $116,240 $72,620 1,310
30 Chemical Engineers $115,380 $83,750 120
31 Aerospace Engineers $115,290 $81,630 130
32 Pharmacists $115,260 $93,820 290
33 Sales Engineers $114,630 $60,630 390
34 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $113,050 $66,360 240
35 Veterinarians $112,750 $64,820 90
36 Advertising and Promotions Managers $110,360 $85,900 50
37 Software Developers, Systems Software $108,960 $67,450 3,830
38 Statisticians $107,150 $56,970 210
39 Administrative Services Managers $105,610 $58,020 510
40 Materials Engineers $105,220 $79,290 50
41 Physician Assistants $105,180 $70,360 60
42 Civil Engineers $104,980 $62,620 460
43 Software Developers, Applications $103,710 $62,900 4,400
44 Biological Scientists, All Other $102,990 $64,840 50
45 Industrial Engineers $102,450 $70,480 840
46 Biomedical Engineers $102,210 $70,880 230
47 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $101,920 $68,120 450
48 Management Analysts $101,740 $57,740 1,790
49 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $101,160 $69,060 270
50 Information Security Analysts $100,720 $47,310 210
51 Mechanical Engineers $100,060 $64,430 1,240
52 Computer Hardware Engineers $99,690 $59,420 480
53 Nurse Practitioners $98,970 $70,590 180
54 Engineers, All Other $98,250 $36,240 100
55 Computer Systems Analysts $98,130 $60,890 1,290
56 Optometrists $97,800 $68,670 70
57 Insurance Underwriters $97,560 $52,560 90
58 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $96,980 $54,610 300
59 Web Developers $95,350 $57,240 240
60 Chemists $94,410 $57,170 170
61 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $92,900 $66,970 40
62 Computer Programmers $92,420 $56,510 970
63 Personal Financial Advisors $92,050 $39,590 170
64 Medical and Health Services Managers $91,420 $52,220 430
65 Life Scientists, All Other $90,640 $46,820 60
66 Financial Analysts $90,070 $55,800 500
67 Technical Writers $89,720 $60,310 330
68 Computer Occupations, All Other $88,860 $56,400 230
69 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $88,690 $45,780 1,680
70 Database Administrators $86,860 $43,020 200
71 Insurance Sales Agents $86,820 $43,600 390
72 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $86,780 $37,300 1,140
73 Microbiologists $86,750 $51,970 60
74 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $86,590 $71,070 260
75 Biochemists and Biophysicists $85,630 $53,170 230
76 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $85,430 $60,730 860
77 Training and Development Specialists $84,720 $47,910 460
78 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $83,820 $62,670 80
79 Dental Hygienists $83,390 $68,430 440
80 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $81,820 $44,490 130
81 Computer Network Support Specialists $81,620 $50,330 230
82 Budget Analysts $80,870 $54,430 140
83 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $80,410 $59,870 70
84 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $80,140 $41,350 40
85 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $80,110 $45,350 810
86 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $79,080 $30,810 1,870
87 Editors $79,050 $50,260 60
88 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $79,040 $38,480 60
89 Logisticians $78,320 $51,580 440
90 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $77,880 $53,890 90
91 Accountants and Auditors $77,800 $48,140 1,770
92 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $77,190 $51,400 590
93 Environmental Engineers $77,120 $48,090 90
94 Financial Specialists, All Other $76,830 $41,030 50
95 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $76,670 $47,780 540
96 Physical Therapists $76,480 $46,600 360
97 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $76,190 $44,090 800
98 Occupational Therapists $74,790 $51,460 140
99 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $74,750 $45,530 160
100 Credit Analysts $74,720 $50,430 110