These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Huntington, WV 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 Huntington 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 Huntington.

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

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

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

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How we determined the highest paid jobs in Huntington For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 351 job classifications in Huntington 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 Huntington

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $240,080 $118,980 550
2 Pediatricians, General $181,390 $114,810 30
3 Dentists, General $179,340 $83,640 90
4 Family and General Practitioners $172,700 $117,680 190
5 Nurse Anesthetists $166,900 $131,170 150
6 Chief Executives $149,660 $39,420 160
7 Pharmacists $121,830 $66,130 550
8 Architectural and Engineering Managers $119,800 $83,350 50
9 Sales Managers $113,840 $45,200 90
10 Industrial Production Managers $112,330 $51,670 120
11 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $104,720 $41,300 240
12 Construction Managers $103,670 $59,010 160
13 Managers, All Other $103,280 $40,040 140
14 Medical and Health Services Managers $100,440 $54,870 250
15 Computer and Information Systems Managers $97,280 $66,380 50
16 Financial Managers $96,310 $41,090 320
17 Physician Assistants $94,930 $66,040 270
18 Personal Financial Advisors $94,680 $28,350 100
19 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels $93,510 $65,860 130
20 Nurse Practitioners $92,920 $69,190 300
21 Marketing Managers $90,110 $45,420 40
22 Electrical Engineers $89,920 $56,240 120
23 Physical Therapists $89,920 $65,020 150
24 Lawyers $88,440 $52,180 280
25 Human Resources Managers $86,270 $50,920 60
26 Education Administrators, Postsecondary $85,760 $50,280 70
27 General and Operations Managers $85,560 $30,330 2,010
28 Mechanical Engineers $83,440 $63,150 70
29 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $82,500 $35,440 40
30 Occupational Therapists $81,470 $56,670 70
31 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $79,410 $56,100 40
32 Industrial Engineers $78,900 $46,920 150
33 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $78,620 $39,840 70
34 Computer Occupations, All Other $77,780 $47,350 70
35 Software Developers, Applications $76,340 $41,330 40
36 Civil Engineers $75,970 $47,910 210
37 Computer Programmers $75,570 $43,520 80
38 Veterinarians $75,140 $38,940 40
39 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $73,410 $45,030 50
40 Environmental Engineers $73,240 $44,290 50
41 Boilermakers $73,060 $65,880 50
42 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $71,620 $60,130 30
43 Logisticians $71,400 $40,670 40
44 Psychologists, All Other $71,320 $23,970 30
45 Administrative Services Managers $70,280 $39,570 200
46 Education Administrators, All Other $69,680 $52,500 40
47 Detectives and Criminal Investigators $68,590 $33,680 50
48 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $68,140 $42,150 260
49 Cost Estimators $68,110 $33,730 150
50 Management Analysts $68,030 $38,690 170
51 Speech-Language Pathologists $66,110 $41,540 180
52 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $65,400 $32,530 150
53 Social and Community Service Managers $64,930 $37,720 90
54 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers $64,380 $40,590 140
55 Biological Scientists, All Other $64,120 $44,110 40
56 Social Workers, All Other $63,660 $31,150 60
57 Gas Plant Operators $63,500 $50,990 90
58 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $63,360 $30,110 60
59 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $63,020 $33,510 650
60 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $62,730 $31,010 70
61 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $62,370 $22,130 40
62 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $62,320 $40,600 980
63 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $62,220 $50,760 50
64 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $61,550 $43,960 90
65 Accountants and Auditors $61,310 $31,700 710
66 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $61,040 $35,590 360
67 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $61,020 $32,750 290
68 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $61,020 $43,120 60
69 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $60,980 $37,280 60
70 Engineers, All Other $60,870 $32,830 130
71 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $60,030 $28,660 130
72 Financial Analysts $59,420 $40,060 90
73 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $59,400 $40,890 210
74 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $57,670 $34,030 40
75 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $56,990 $33,930 60
76 Database Administrators $56,780 $35,320 40
77 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $56,690 $32,230 30
78 Computer Systems Analysts $56,650 $39,840 70
79 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians $56,520 $35,710 60
80 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $56,500 $31,730 180
81 Registered Nurses $56,260 $39,560 4,600
82 Human Resources Specialists $56,250 $31,790 300
83 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $56,130 $39,470 60
84 Electricians $55,950 $33,170 710
85 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $55,840 $35,310 170
86 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $55,490 $38,860 140
87 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $55,490 $25,560 380
88 Loan Officers $55,360 $25,990 180
89 Financial Specialists, All Other $55,210 $31,070 50
90 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $55,120 $29,720 470
91 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $54,850 $21,130 1,380
92 Physical Therapist Assistants $53,970 $35,490 190
93 Dietitians and Nutritionists $53,760 $27,200 80
94 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $52,860 $31,330 830
95 Dental Hygienists $52,550 $42,070 170
96 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors $52,420 $34,580 210
97 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other $51,820 $32,440 120
98 Occupational Therapy Assistants $51,650 $39,450 50
99 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators $51,230 $33,000 90
100 Respiratory Therapists $51,150 $36,970 240