These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Gulfport, MS 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 Gulfport 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 Gulfport.

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

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

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Gulfport For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 353 job classifications in Gulfport 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 Gulfport

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Family and General Practitioners $239,820 $134,020 80
2 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $207,200 $85,890 190
3 Dentists, General $179,900 $74,450 100
4 Lawyers $142,920 $65,440 370
5 Architectural and Engineering Managers $120,030 $82,890 280
6 Pharmacists $119,320 $82,520 370
7 Chief Executives $116,570 $64,520 110
8 Sales Managers $114,150 $48,550 160
9 Managers, All Other $111,800 $74,400 140
10 Engineers, All Other $111,150 $84,230 170
11 Veterinarians $107,000 $66,380 50
12 Nurse Practitioners $103,480 $71,460 200
13 Financial Managers $102,340 $46,950 450
14 Computer and Information Systems Managers $100,750 $49,920 140
15 Purchasing Managers $98,110 $57,190 140
16 Aerospace Engineers $97,490 $77,160 90
17 Industrial Production Managers $96,140 $57,600 370
18 Mechanical Engineers $95,390 $48,410 290
19 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists $95,230 $74,950 40
20 Electrical Engineers $95,070 $64,480 270
21 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $94,030 $58,570 260
22 Chemical Engineers $92,280 $49,570 50
23 Physical Scientists, All Other $90,830 $64,430 230
24 Marketing Managers $88,700 $43,570 90
25 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $87,900 $56,840 230
26 Human Resources Managers $85,700 $39,600 220
27 Physical Therapists $84,470 $63,750 190
28 Medical and Health Services Managers $84,320 $52,590 300
29 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects $83,860 $58,220 240
30 Software Developers, Applications $83,640 $57,620 280
31 General and Operations Managers $83,240 $30,670 2,650
32 Industrial Engineers $83,220 $50,540 240
33 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $82,950 $33,970 60
34 Software Developers, Systems Software $82,480 $52,630 80
35 Civil Engineers $81,920 $53,030 210
36 Computer Occupations, All Other $81,620 $61,840 260
37 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $79,450 $62,300 260
38 Computer Systems Analysts $79,220 $38,170 240
39 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $77,980 $60,940 70
40 Logisticians $75,970 $51,640 310
41 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $75,880 $33,290 60
42 Management Analysts $75,470 $47,220 300
43 Computer Programmers $74,150 $44,090 80
44 Occupational Therapists $73,930 $39,910 60
45 Psychologists, All Other $73,580 $23,970 30
46 Power Plant Operators $73,450 $49,340 200
47 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $72,870 $37,380 170
48 Gaming Managers $72,790 $52,400 60
49 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $71,920 $34,330 160
50 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $71,060 $32,720 140
51 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $70,420 $23,310 60
52 Biological Scientists, All Other $69,900 $35,450 40
53 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $69,060 $40,510 940
54 Database Administrators $68,610 $45,290 50
55 Business Operations Specialists, All Other $68,440 $39,580 770
56 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay $68,420 $54,490 140
57 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $68,060 $32,960 70
58 Construction Managers $67,970 $40,680 270
59 Advertising and Promotions Managers $67,960 $34,890 30
60 Instructional Coordinators $66,930 $34,760 230
61 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $66,510 $37,740 200
62 Commercial and Industrial Designers $66,380 $51,080 30
63 Social Workers, All Other $66,120 $35,650 90
64 Administrative Services Managers $65,830 $30,570 310
65 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $65,670 $40,760 80
66 Insurance Sales Agents $65,320 $22,890 330
67 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $64,950 $38,030 100
68 Financial Analysts $62,800 $46,200 180
69 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians $62,750 $46,580 200
70 Compliance Officers $62,330 $31,750 310
71 Labor Relations Specialists $61,650 $19,380 50
72 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $61,100 $43,680 70
73 Industrial Engineering Technicians $60,750 $49,580 110
74 Accountants and Auditors $60,620 $29,270 680
75 Dental Hygienists $60,500 $38,920 160
76 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $60,420 $35,800 460
77 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $60,290 $45,260 440
78 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $60,280 $51,400 160
79 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $60,080 $31,040 770
80 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $59,550 $30,100 50
81 Speech-Language Pathologists $59,440 $37,380 220
82 Emergency Management Directors $59,430 $36,610 40
83 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $59,330 $43,480 140
84 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $58,600 $41,180 160
85 Human Resources Specialists $58,420 $27,110 560
86 Training and Development Specialists $58,330 $36,320 240
87 Financial Specialists, All Other $58,150 $31,820 200
88 Registered Nurses $58,000 $42,590 3,440
89 Cost Estimators $57,910 $33,070 200
90 Chemical Plant and System Operators $56,890 $43,290 440
91 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $56,550 $23,750 150
92 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other $56,510 $22,810 50
93 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $56,480 $30,060 140
94 Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers $56,410 $40,530 440
95 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $55,550 $29,170 40
96 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $55,510 $33,770 40
97 Dietitians and Nutritionists $55,330 $24,880 80
98 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $55,290 $33,610 40
99 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters $55,170 $31,840 320
100 Food Service Managers $55,000 $27,630 170