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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 Huntsville 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 Huntsville.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Huntsville:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 3 on the list of highest paid professions in Huntsville. 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 Huntsville and Alabama job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 368 job classifications in Huntsville 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.
For more reading, check out:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|1||Physicians and Surgeons, All Other||$244,580|
|5||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$145,340|
|6||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$142,660|
|9||General and Operations Managers||$134,560|
|11||Personal Financial Advisors||$130,480|
|16||Computer and Information Research Scientists||$123,630|
|17||Managers, All Other||$119,490|
|19||Engineers, All Other||$116,740|
|20||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$114,320|
|21||Natural Sciences Managers||$114,190|
|23||Administrative Services Managers||$112,110|
|24||Computer Hardware Engineers||$111,210|
|25||Software Developers, Systems Software||$110,580|
|26||Industrial Production Managers||$109,280|
|27||Human Resources Managers||$108,070|
|28||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$107,920|
|29||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$107,510|
|32||Training and Development Managers||$102,150|
|33||Operations Research Analysts||$102,120|
|34||Software Developers, Applications||$101,010|
|35||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$99,770|
|37||Medical and Health Services Managers||$98,820|
|38||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$98,720|
|45||Computer Occupations, All Other||$95,100|
|47||Business Operations Specialists, All Other||$93,440|
|50||Computer Network Architects||$92,060|
|51||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$90,130|
|52||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$90,080|
|53||Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||$89,860|
|55||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$88,120|
|56||Information Security Analysts||$87,820|
|58||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$86,530|
|59||Atmospheric and Space Scientists||$86,270|
|61||Computer Systems Analysts||$84,670|
|63||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$82,630|
|65||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$82,160|
|66||Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||$81,920|
|67||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$80,930|
|68||Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products||$80,910|
|71||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$78,450|
|72||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$77,630|
|73||Architects, Except Landscape and Naval||$77,540|
|74||Financial Specialists, All Other||$76,970|
|75||Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School||$76,930|
|76||Accountants and Auditors||$76,750|
|77||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$75,890|
|78||Electrical and Electronics Drafters||$74,680|
|82||Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other||$71,960|
|84||Human Resources Specialists||$70,120|
|85||Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$69,750|
|88||Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||$69,100|
|90||Real Estate Sales Agents||$68,210|
|92||Multimedia Artists and Animators||$68,080|
|93||Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers||$67,890|
|94||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$67,280|
|95||Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians||$66,630|
|98||Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||$65,600|
|100||Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary||$64,650|
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