We combed through the data to identify the profession in Hawaii that will get you rich.
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 Hawaii. 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 Hawaii.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Hawaii:
Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 10 on the list of highest paid professions in the Aloha State. 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 Hawaii job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 518 job classifications in Hawaii 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 data on March 30, 2018.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|2||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$255,410|
|6||Family And General Practitioners||$194,760|
|7||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$190,950|
|12||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$135,220|
|15||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$121,560|
|16||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$120,950|
|17||Medical And Health Services Managers||$120,050|
|22||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers||$115,220|
|23||General And Operations Managers||$113,310|
|26||Natural Sciences Managers||$112,550|
|30||Computer And Information Research Scientists||$105,490|
|32||Training And Development Managers||$103,250|
|34||Securities, Commodities, And Financial Services Sales Agents||$101,270|
|36||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$100,730|
|37||Computer Network Architects||$100,540|
|38||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$100,170|
|40||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$99,210|
|42||Human Resources Managers||$98,460|
|43||Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay||$97,000|
|45||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$95,960|
|46||Information Security Analysts||$95,700|
|47||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$95,630|
|49||Engineers, All Other||$95,510|
|50||Clinical, Counseling, And School Psychologists||$95,500|
|51||Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||$95,500|
|52||Software Developers, Systems Software||$94,280|
|53||Psychologists, All Other||$91,750|
|54||Social Scientists And Related Workers, All Other||$91,300|
|55||Managers, All Other||$91,180|
|56||Industrial Production Managers||$90,920|
|57||Administrative Services Managers||$90,590|
|58||Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$90,250|
|59||Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary||$90,120|
|61||Physical Scientists, All Other||$89,580|
|62||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$89,420|
|64||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$89,260|
|65||Computer Occupations, All Other||$88,790|
|66||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$87,590|
|68||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$87,050|
|69||Network And Computer Systems Administrators||$86,440|
|70||Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists||$86,260|
|71||Elevator Installers And Repairers||$85,540|
|74||Personal Financial Advisors||$84,390|
|75||Advertising And Promotions Managers||$84,190|
|76||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,620|
|78||Power Plant Operators||$83,320|
|79||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,290|
|80||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$82,920|
|81||Arbitrators, Mediators, And Conciliators||$82,870|
|82||Drywall And Ceiling Tile Installers||$82,110|
|83||Software Developers, Applications||$82,050|
|84||Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors||$81,560|
|85||Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers||$81,160|
|86||Operations Research Analysts||$81,040|
|88||Computer Systems Analysts||$80,940|
|89||Anthropology And Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,840|
|91||Architects, Except Landscape And Naval||$80,400|
|92||Nursing Instructors And Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,150|
|93||Hearing Aid Specialists||$79,900|
|94||Marine Engineers And Naval Architects||$79,610|
|96||First-Line Supervisors Of Construction Trades And Extraction Workers||$79,510|
|97||Plumbers, Pipefitters, And Steamfitters||$79,380|
|99||Postmasters And Mail Superintendents||$78,440|
|100||Crane And Tower Operators||$78,200|
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