These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Greensboro, NC 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 Greensboro 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 Greensboro.

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

  1. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  2. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  3. Dentists, General
  4. Family and General Practitioners
  5. Internists, General
  6. Chief Executives
  7. Psychiatrists
  8. Pediatricians, General
  9. Natural Sciences Managers
  10. Compensation and Benefits Managers

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Greensboro For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 472 job classifications in Greensboro 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 Greensboro

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $260,840 $185,510 610
2 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $257,930 $132,100 110
3 Dentists, General $257,870 $148,160 160
4 Family and General Practitioners $234,360 $159,530 380
5 Internists, General $231,340 $155,740 150
6 Chief Executives $224,800 $113,110 350
7 Psychiatrists $210,840 $106,030 30
8 Pediatricians, General $196,220 $125,040 40
9 Natural Sciences Managers $136,960 $88,750 90
10 Compensation and Benefits Managers $136,630 $75,470 30
11 General and Operations Managers $134,650 $55,400 4,920
12 Marketing Managers $133,140 $78,160 480
13 Sales Managers $132,470 $67,300 650
14 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $132,050 $18,000 360
15 Financial Managers $130,520 $72,820 1,300
16 Optometrists $127,490 $77,740 80
17 Pharmacists $125,050 $103,230 630
18 Architectural and Engineering Managers $119,620 $73,790 320
19 Chiropractors $119,110 $71,680 50
20 Computer and Information Systems Managers $118,880 $74,280 680
21 Human Resources Managers $115,880 $68,330 280
22 Lawyers $115,180 $52,360 590
23 Managers, All Other $114,690 $67,050 610
24 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $114,040 $56,850 70
25 Medical and Health Services Managers $107,060 $66,920 580
26 Purchasing Managers $106,120 $62,890 220
27 Advertising and Promotions Managers $105,520 $54,870 40
28 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $98,450 $68,200 50
29 Training and Development Managers $97,480 $65,650 70
30 Industrial Production Managers $97,380 $58,390 630
31 Physician Assistants $97,170 $71,300 300
32 Software Developers, Systems Software $97,090 $58,340 340
33 Administrative Services Managers $96,690 $60,260 550
34 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $96,610 $47,800 430
35 Computer Network Architects $95,790 $57,090 190
36 Electrical Engineers $94,240 $57,520 250
37 Nurse Practitioners $93,620 $74,470 170
38 Software Developers, Applications $92,830 $51,300 1,220
39 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $92,040 $44,890 260
40 Computer Hardware Engineers $91,380 $57,380 30
41 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $89,850 $44,890 890
42 Transportation Inspectors $89,080 $51,170 50
43 Actuaries $88,320 $54,170 80
44 Computer Systems Analysts $88,020 $51,500 1,040
45 Chemical Engineers $86,810 $65,520 70
46 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $85,970 $44,080 330
47 Construction Managers $85,930 $54,410 550
48 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $85,130 $41,890 210
49 Commercial and Industrial Designers $84,600 $42,710 210
50 Physical Therapists $84,510 $59,560 350
51 Materials Scientists $84,260 $51,940 60
52 Insurance Sales Agents $83,940 $30,720 870
53 Power Plant Operators $83,480 $64,910 70
54 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $83,220 $50,910 280
55 Commercial Pilots $83,080 $52,410 40
56 Industrial Engineers $82,580 $53,800 700
57 Environmental Engineers $82,030 $64,780 40
58 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $80,630 $53,410 140
59 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $80,380 $43,390 620
60 Technical Writers $79,870 $41,860 50
61 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $79,640 $47,800 730
62 Mechanical Engineers $79,270 $53,360 490
63 Audiologists $78,670 $62,800 40
64 Personal Financial Advisors $78,240 $42,920 420
65 Financial Analysts $77,890 $46,100 370
66 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $77,440 $27,520 4,550
67 Veterinarians $77,360 $51,520 260
68 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $76,910 $46,460 130
69 Sales Engineers $76,820 $42,190 150
70 Occupational Therapists $76,330 $48,930 220
71 Surveyors $76,050 $46,710 40
72 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $74,900 $51,300 50
73 Database Administrators $74,760 $40,770 210
74 Insurance Underwriters $74,720 $49,610 340
75 Radiation Therapists $74,650 $61,440 40
76 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $74,070 $53,650 250
77 Computer Programmers $74,000 $48,690 340
78 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $73,540 $48,820 660
79 Computer Occupations, All Other $73,000 $42,530 140
80 Accountants and Auditors $72,810 $42,140 2,500
81 Information Security Analysts $72,370 $42,600 100
82 Civil Engineers $71,810 $43,140 330
83 Chemists $71,670 $41,000 370
84 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $70,770 $48,270 200
85 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $70,750 $53,830 70
86 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary $70,720 $45,470 40
87 Occupational Therapy Assistants $69,990 $55,010 30
88 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $69,980 $42,190 110
89 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $69,890 $51,040 250
90 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $68,920 $53,940 50
91 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $68,480 $43,550 140
92 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $68,380 $39,010 210
93 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $68,370 $46,050 30
94 Credit Analysts $68,250 $34,980 170
95 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $68,190 $46,290 130
96 Budget Analysts $68,160 $47,540 60
97 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $67,390 $40,110 1,880
98 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $67,380 $36,460 960
99 Loan Officers $67,240 $26,720 770
100 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $66,670 $37,890 90