These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Gary, 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 Gary 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 Gary.

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

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Psychiatrists
  3. Nurse Anesthetists
  4. Family and General Practitioners
  5. Dentists, General
  6. Chief Executives
  7. Pharmacists
  8. Sales Managers
  9. Optometrists
  10. Architectural and Engineering Managers

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 5 on the list of highest paid professions in Gary. 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 Gary and Indiana job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Gary For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 420 job classifications in Gary 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 Gary

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $248,820 $134,280 790
2 Psychiatrists $200,820 $50,730 60
3 Nurse Anesthetists $160,300 $121,750 80
4 Family and General Practitioners $152,660 $72,410 140
5 Dentists, General $146,540 $61,800 160
6 Chief Executives $136,870 $19,170 400
7 Pharmacists $117,680 $103,100 740
8 Sales Managers $116,550 $54,690 450
9 Optometrists $114,060 $99,420 60
10 Architectural and Engineering Managers $108,790 $72,270 170
11 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $106,180 $37,850 100
12 Computer and Information Systems Managers $103,350 $59,650 190
13 Civil Engineers $103,340 $51,490 210
14 General and Operations Managers $100,460 $35,380 3,650
15 Training and Development Managers $99,750 $47,860 50
16 Physical Therapists $97,640 $62,230 450
17 Industrial Production Managers $95,440 $63,910 430
18 Physician Assistants $94,500 $68,880 80
19 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $93,320 $43,770 270
20 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $90,950 $32,460 460
21 Financial Managers $90,930 $47,230 590
22 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $90,500 $45,500 80
23 Operations Research Analysts $90,360 $45,260 40
24 Lawyers $89,850 $36,490 880
25 Radiation Therapists $88,940 $69,020 60
26 Construction Managers $88,900 $46,050 420
27 Purchasing Managers $88,580 $56,890 70
28 Veterinarians $88,120 $63,880 100
29 Nurse Practitioners $87,960 $46,680 450
30 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $87,480 $58,910 460
31 Medical and Health Services Managers $86,880 $50,620 810
32 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $86,310 $48,050 40
33 Computer Systems Analysts $85,480 $52,300 290
34 Marketing Managers $84,970 $43,390 140
35 Occupational Therapists $84,870 $54,290 230
36 Human Resources Managers $84,090 $44,550 110
37 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators $83,920 $49,860 170
38 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $83,410 $45,590 1,410
39 Management Analysts $82,950 $29,070 440
40 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $82,460 $42,510 30
41 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $80,590 $64,300 100
42 Speech-Language Pathologists $80,420 $37,670 190
43 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $80,180 $26,350 410
44 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $80,140 $52,710 100
45 Cost Estimators $79,340 $42,770 460
46 Computer Programmers $78,670 $50,170 130
47 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $77,600 $36,150 590
48 Mechanical Engineers $77,230 $51,370 390
49 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $76,100 $47,140 50
50 Crane and Tower Operators $75,780 $38,720 470
51 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $75,720 $46,360 90
52 Managers, All Other $75,460 $31,310 390
53 Financial Analysts $74,690 $43,700 150
54 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $74,440 $42,380 240
55 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $74,150 $48,840 900
56 Industrial Engineers $72,620 $47,170 240
57 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $72,280 $31,160 2,420
58 Materials Engineers $72,040 $42,130 390
59 Electricians $71,710 $48,140 3,680
60 Boilermakers $71,290 $64,860 110
61 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $70,220 $51,000 100
62 Dental Hygienists $70,110 $63,350 510
63 Software Developers, Systems Software $69,930 $36,670 120
64 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $69,840 $48,020 160
65 Surveyors $69,400 $41,350 130
66 Software Developers, Applications $69,180 $26,560 210
67 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $68,710 $37,350 1,570
68 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $68,640 $18,970 240
69 Logisticians $68,370 $42,300 40
70 Structural Iron and Steel Workers $68,110 $27,670 390
71 Administrative Services Managers $67,760 $39,010 250
72 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $67,310 $49,090 90
73 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $67,180 $41,410 120
74 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $66,700 $40,030 440
75 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians $66,590 $41,570 50
76 Financial Specialists, All Other $66,180 $43,180 50
77 Chemical Plant and System Operators $65,880 $42,740 130
78 Natural Sciences Managers $65,750 $41,070 30
79 Environmental Engineers $65,410 $42,160 40
80 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $65,240 $34,050 710
81 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $65,160 $41,970 90
82 Accountants and Auditors $64,690 $40,350 1,250
83 Instructional Coordinators $64,590 $35,220 110
84 Loan Officers $64,470 $31,130 340
85 Registered Nurses $64,250 $45,310 6,420
86 Insurance Sales Agents $64,200 $24,990 710
87 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $63,910 $30,790 680
88 Gaming Managers $63,820 $44,400 50
89 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $63,510 $37,300 1,830
90 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $63,420 $34,730 50
91 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $62,800 $31,210 160
92 Sales Engineers $62,360 $42,080 60
93 Civil Engineering Technicians $61,710 $34,740 40
94 Chemists $60,630 $36,480 100
95 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $60,450 $42,700 100
96 Sheet Metal Workers $59,050 $26,060 260
97 Health Educators $58,960 $40,600 90
98 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $58,820 $18,690 40
99 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $58,690 $34,050 60
100 Dietitians and Nutritionists $58,470 $35,780 140