These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Greenville, SC 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 Greenville 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 Family And General Practitioners are the highest paid people in Greenville.

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

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

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Greenville For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 453 job classifications in Greenville 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 Greenville

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $240,140 $150,140 770
2 Internists, General $195,180 $70,340 140
3 Dentists, General $189,470 $18,060 410
4 Chief Executives $160,350 $57,040 590
5 Lawyers $157,380 $50,660 1,110
6 Nurse Anesthetists $140,410 $26,300 80
7 Architectural and Engineering Managers $135,230 $83,420 460
8 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $127,740 $53,320 410
9 Financial Managers $123,750 $66,720 950
10 Pharmacists $123,500 $102,370 850
11 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $120,080 $60,400 50
12 Natural Sciences Managers $118,880 $75,520 60
13 Optometrists $116,630 $31,970 80
14 Marketing Managers $110,870 $58,730 370
15 Computer and Information Systems Managers $110,300 $70,690 490
16 Computer Network Architects $108,990 $61,180 170
17 Sales Managers $106,230 $51,130 780
18 Industrial Production Managers $104,470 $54,460 600
19 Personal Financial Advisors $102,290 $32,950 540
20 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $100,060 $46,400 30
21 General and Operations Managers $99,380 $31,480 6,580
22 Commercial Pilots $99,040 $70,870 50
23 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $97,910 $58,510 190
24 Mechanical Engineers $97,820 $55,390 1,300
25 Purchasing Managers $96,460 $52,670 120
26 Human Resources Managers $94,970 $51,060 360
27 Training and Development Managers $94,930 $54,620 80
28 Compensation and Benefits Managers $93,810 $61,320 30
29 Managers, All Other $93,790 $53,000 80
30 Physician Assistants $92,360 $56,840 160
31 Civil Engineers $92,200 $54,020 1,320
32 Engineers, All Other $91,090 $65,010 50
33 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $90,010 $35,670 310
34 Veterinarians $88,380 $69,250 150
35 Sales Engineers $88,260 $38,680 70
36 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $88,180 $47,050 50
37 Physical Therapists $87,760 $64,230 540
38 Nurse Practitioners $87,530 $66,140 380
39 Aerospace Engineers $87,330 $54,520 40
40 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $87,300 $54,820 40
41 Chemical Engineers $85,700 $61,570 160
42 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $85,550 $42,290 840
43 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $84,830 $47,790 140
44 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $84,540 $54,030 340
45 Software Developers, Systems Software $83,690 $53,600 430
46 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $83,510 $18,070 480
47 Electrical Engineers $83,430 $53,750 450
48 Software Developers, Applications $83,420 $47,570 930
49 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $83,010 $46,990 70
50 Radiation Therapists $82,800 $51,420 30
51 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $82,620 $52,210 160
52 Database Administrators $81,730 $35,530 280
53 Commercial and Industrial Designers $81,010 $45,010 260
54 Labor Relations Specialists $79,830 $37,320 80
55 Administrative Services Managers $79,810 $39,530 640
56 Medical and Health Services Managers $79,480 $40,010 880
57 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $79,160 $39,510 90
58 Operations Research Analysts $78,700 $39,040 60
59 Construction Managers $78,370 $49,810 760
60 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $78,340 $50,310 600
61 History Teachers, Postsecondary $77,770 $47,240 60
62 Materials Engineers $77,430 $41,030 40
63 Mechanical Drafters $77,250 $39,090 170
64 Advertising and Promotions Managers $77,180 $41,410 60
65 Industrial Engineers $77,140 $49,260 1,590
66 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary $76,920 $46,270 40
67 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $76,910 $19,360 90
68 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $76,030 $46,720 150
69 Computer Systems Analysts $75,160 $42,990 760
70 Credit Analysts $74,860 $42,130 220
71 Speech-Language Pathologists $74,030 $50,260 260
72 Occupational Therapists $73,980 $48,200 310
73 Electrical and Electronics Drafters $73,690 $40,220 90
74 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $73,600 $60,810 180
75 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $73,240 $27,250 50
76 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $72,800 $37,580 40
77 Computer Occupations, All Other $71,970 $46,100 100
78 Financial Examiners $71,360 $40,090 60
79 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $71,150 $30,970 1,500
80 Financial Analysts $71,130 $47,450 350
81 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $70,840 $45,730 50
82 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $70,200 $43,150 230
83 Environmental Engineers $69,460 $29,900 90
84 Computer Programmers $68,980 $37,620 470
85 Airfield Operations Specialists $68,640 $34,050 30
86 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $68,540 $45,310 140
87 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $68,460 $39,190 210
88 Chemists $68,130 $34,960 170
89 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $68,080 $43,870 310
90 Management Analysts $68,000 $38,470 1,280
91 Accountants and Auditors $67,840 $40,110 3,060
92 Emergency Management Directors $67,020 $52,590 40
93 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $66,780 $27,380 200
94 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $65,940 $37,260 630
95 Loan Officers $65,910 $24,610 950
96 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $65,410 $28,440 5,130
97 Education Administrators, All Other $65,370 $32,150 30
98 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $64,800 $50,810 30
99 Information Security Analysts $64,790 $33,480 210
100 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $64,690 $40,050 80