These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Fresno, CA 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 Fresno 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 Fresno.

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

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

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Fresno For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 456 job classifications in Fresno 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 Fresno

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $255,820 $164,070 340
2 Psychiatrists $203,490 $87,040 80
3 Dentists, General $203,270 $98,820 370
4 Chief Executives $183,870 $87,110 470
5 Personal Financial Advisors $156,550 $48,710 200
6 Family and General Practitioners $149,930 $71,930 270
7 Pharmacists $137,230 $57,920 710
8 Architectural and Engineering Managers $136,920 $83,530 170
9 Lawyers $124,180 $57,940 1,120
10 Computer and Information Systems Managers $124,120 $78,090 280
11 Optometrists $123,710 $31,960 60
12 Electrical Engineers $120,740 $96,280 210
13 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $118,440 $76,570 40
14 Veterinarians $114,170 $67,000 90
15 Managers, All Other $111,650 $64,900 540
16 Software Developers, Applications $111,090 $67,690 400
17 Medical and Health Services Managers $111,030 $49,310 830
18 Computer Network Architects $109,740 $57,100 160
19 Art Directors $109,520 $56,410 30
20 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $109,250 $66,930 90
21 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $108,540 $84,640 650
22 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $106,740 $57,620 300
23 General and Operations Managers $106,560 $46,950 4,900
24 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $104,850 $73,910 70
25 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $103,040 $75,930 120
26 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $102,520 $70,190 30
27 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $102,400 $58,940 140
28 Software Developers, Systems Software $101,150 $56,900 180
29 Financial Managers $100,610 $56,120 1,040
30 Sales Managers $100,230 $40,110 1,100
31 Soil and Plant Scientists $100,010 $41,850 80
32 Natural Sciences Managers $99,520 $69,800 60
33 Marketing Managers $99,100 $46,840 210
34 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $98,780 $69,110 210
35 Civil Engineers $97,890 $70,050 850
36 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $97,780 $66,370 100
37 Physical Therapists $97,670 $68,400 570
38 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $97,600 $41,370 30
39 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $97,410 $58,730 40
40 History Teachers, Postsecondary $97,250 $63,530 40
41 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $96,550 $72,630 70
42 Agricultural Engineers $96,130 $57,690 30
43 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $96,000 $54,230 50
44 Speech-Language Pathologists $95,880 $63,570 630
45 Physician Assistants $95,250 $67,120 220
46 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $95,140 $74,830 60
47 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $94,390 $57,510 140
48 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $94,190 $49,470 170
49 Financial Analysts $94,140 $54,230 240
50 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $92,330 $66,780 70
51 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $91,890 $66,340 230
52 Nurse Practitioners $91,840 $56,460 350
53 Purchasing Managers $91,800 $52,030 120
54 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $91,600 $69,510 90
55 Industrial Engineers $90,650 $55,490 150
56 Education Administrators, All Other $90,400 $61,060 180
57 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $89,820 $52,740 80
58 Mechanical Engineers $89,670 $55,280 150
59 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $88,810 $52,370 90
60 Information Security Analysts $88,810 $64,120 60
61 Registered Nurses $88,380 $65,120 6,660
62 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $87,310 $62,600 50
63 Loan Officers $87,100 $41,760 560
64 Surveyors $86,760 $60,320 130
65 Dental Hygienists $86,200 $64,900 330
66 Human Resources Managers $86,180 $56,400 200
67 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers $85,750 $71,030 180
68 Administrative Services Managers $85,680 $44,170 730
69 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $84,500 $44,170 710
70 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $83,800 $61,570 80
71 Engineers, All Other $83,450 $33,460 120
72 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $83,250 $51,850 3,850
73 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $83,020 $53,010 250
74 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $82,980 $58,330 370
75 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $82,820 $48,650 330
76 Sales Engineers $82,490 $40,100 50
77 Labor Relations Specialists $82,320 $59,900 140
78 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $81,910 $49,830 40
79 Database Administrators $81,730 $51,880 100
80 Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $81,430 $53,310 630
81 Computer Occupations, All Other $81,200 $51,510 230
82 Industrial Production Managers $81,140 $44,480 330
83 Advertising and Promotions Managers $81,020 $51,550 50
84 Construction Managers $80,920 $41,380 480
85 Commercial and Industrial Designers $80,110 $40,190 30
86 Respiratory Therapists $79,510 $54,580 320
87 Technical Writers $78,650 $55,930 50
88 Occupational Therapists $78,230 $34,560 300
89 Commercial Pilots $77,990 $35,950 50
90 Instructional Coordinators $77,700 $48,600 670
91 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $77,570 $52,150 150
92 Advertising Sales Agents $77,440 $27,540 240
93 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $77,310 $50,510 3,650
94 Special Education Teachers, All Other $76,990 $46,880 130
95 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $76,120 $42,810 470
96 Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists $75,290 $46,850 350
97 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $74,540 $56,320 40
98 Logisticians $74,540 $44,130 170
99 Management Analysts $74,500 $45,910 890
100 Radiologic Technologists $74,410 $43,670 350