These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Hartford, CT 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 Hartford 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 Surgeons are the highest paid people in Hartford.

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

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

Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 7 on the list of highest paid professions in Hartford. 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 Hartford and Connecticut job scene here:

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Hartford For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 509 job classifications in Hartford 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 Hartford

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Surgeons $225,840 $68,170 360
2 Chief Executives $224,040 $116,140 460
3 Obstetricians and Gynecologists $212,180 $57,020 180
4 Optometrists $205,820 $85,640 80
5 Psychiatrists $205,020 $68,330 450
6 Family and General Practitioners $191,590 $59,100 610
7 Dentists, General $190,650 $52,500 380
8 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $184,070 $55,840 2,180
9 Internists, General $174,490 $54,360 400
10 Pediatricians, General $169,410 $55,410 350
11 Compensation and Benefits Managers $155,440 $95,270 100
12 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $145,990 $55,030 810
13 Financial Managers $142,170 $73,500 4,990
14 Sales Managers $140,710 $72,200 2,020
15 Computer and Information Systems Managers $140,110 $90,470 2,970
16 Natural Sciences Managers $139,200 $83,840 250
17 Architectural and Engineering Managers $138,550 $92,350 1,480
18 Lawyers $136,160 $82,140 3,610
19 Marketing Managers $133,930 $80,300 1,270
20 Medical and Health Services Managers $131,500 $66,990 1,730
21 General and Operations Managers $127,440 $47,290 13,410
22 Human Resources Managers $126,140 $78,670 690
23 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $120,310 $75,180 1,140
24 Purchasing Managers $119,910 $73,860 480
25 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $117,450 $63,390 340
26 Computer Network Architects $114,650 $77,530 590
27 Pharmacists $114,560 $73,610 930
28 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $114,310 $44,470 510
29 Managers, All Other $113,510 $58,350 2,210
30 Training and Development Managers $112,350 $76,920 330
31 Physician Assistants $111,330 $85,130 780
32 Advertising and Promotions Managers $110,820 $59,670 60
33 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $110,480 $39,870 940
34 Aerospace Engineers $108,100 $82,520 1,720
35 Personal Financial Advisors $107,240 $44,800 960
36 Actuaries $107,080 $66,050 710
37 Computer Hardware Engineers $106,780 $66,460 120
38 Nurse Practitioners $106,560 $80,830 990
39 Industrial Production Managers $105,860 $68,690 950
40 Commercial Pilots $105,370 $42,680 50
41 Veterinarians $105,210 $62,340 270
42 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $105,190 $52,730 320
43 Software Developers, Systems Software $104,390 $65,860 1,840
44 Administrative Services Managers $103,250 $60,360 1,530
45 Education Administrators, All Other $103,010 $64,550 70
46 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $101,780 $52,710 500
47 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $100,950 $69,980 240
48 Art Directors $100,590 $50,740 100
49 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $100,530 $54,370 560
50 Real Estate Brokers $99,920 $35,200 100
51 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $99,860 $53,590 100
52 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $99,090 $56,380 140
53 Computer Occupations, All Other $97,430 $60,460 900
54 Management Analysts $96,960 $58,600 3,610
55 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $96,420 $63,180 150
56 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $96,400 $54,900 100
57 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $96,270 $45,890 150
58 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $95,900 $48,390 1,190
59 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $95,420 $63,120 340
60 Operations Research Analysts $95,380 $63,140 560
61 Environmental Engineers $94,960 $60,490 390
62 Database Administrators $94,900 $55,690 530
63 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $94,640 $65,830 70
64 Elevator Installers and Repairers $94,490 $57,710 240
65 Engineers, All Other $94,250 $63,890 470
66 Statisticians $94,070 $64,550 90
67 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $93,620 $55,130 110
68 Information Security Analysts $93,490 $62,690 410
69 Software Developers, Applications $93,230 $64,400 4,000
70 Construction Managers $93,140 $54,420 1,110
71 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $92,530 $73,890 660
72 Credit Analysts $92,300 $53,880 270
73 Sales Engineers $91,940 $62,520 470
74 Electrical Engineers $91,890 $63,300 890
75 Computer Systems Analysts $91,600 $64,280 3,780
76 Chemical Engineers $90,540 $55,790 130
77 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $90,400 $63,370 120
78 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $90,250 $56,030 710
79 Speech-Language Pathologists $89,970 $55,020 670
80 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $88,960 $81,270 180
81 Financial Analysts $88,850 $53,850 1,810
82 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $88,650 $51,360 290
83 Insurance Underwriters $88,640 $44,120 3,240
84 Civil Engineers $88,610 $59,230 1,900
85 Instructional Coordinators $88,250 $56,410 540
86 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $86,570 $49,460 130
87 Economists $86,510 $65,420 110
88 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $86,330 $42,390 320
89 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $86,250 $39,980 860
90 Life Scientists, All Other $86,180 $50,840 110
91 Psychologists, All Other $86,130 $26,430 50
92 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $85,460 $56,090 500
93 Industrial Engineers $85,280 $56,790 1,330
94 Dental Hygienists $85,130 $67,510 1,360
95 Budget Analysts $84,480 $65,470 630
96 History Teachers, Postsecondary $84,450 $29,760 170
97 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $84,430 $64,000 390
98 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $84,260 $46,950 40
99 Technical Writers $83,970 $48,300 230
100 Financial Examiners $83,850 $54,420 340