These Are The 100 Highest Paying Jobs In Idaho For 2018

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Rankings - 8 months ago
Copied!

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 Idaho. 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 Obstetricians And Gynecologists are the highest paid people in Idaho.

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

  1. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. Surgeons
  3. Internists, General
  4. Anesthesiologists
  5. Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
  6. Family and General Practitioners
  7. Orthodontists
  8. Dentists, General
  9. Pediatricians, General
  10. Nurse Anesthetists

Everyone’s favorite dentists place number 8 on the list of highest paid professions in the Gem 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.

How we determined the highest paid jobs in Idaho For 2018

We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 585 job classifications in Idaho 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:

Advertisement. Article Continues Below.

Detailed List Of Highest Paying Jobs In Idaho

Rank Job Title Average Salary Entry Level Salary # Of People
1 Obstetricians And Gynecologists $281,710 $196,190 40
2 Surgeons $273,000 $175,690 70
3 Internists, General $251,200 $62,140 110
4 Anesthesiologists $236,770 $61,480 210
5 Physicians And Surgeons, All Other $230,330 $65,940 740
6 Family And General Practitioners $220,550 $86,530 1,060
7 Orthodontists $196,370 $144,560 50
8 Dentists, General $187,800 $58,160 310
9 Pediatricians, General $150,780 $88,590 70
10 Nurse Anesthetists $145,910 $109,830 440
11 Psychiatrists $137,280 $39,290 30
12 Architectural And Engineering Managers $124,460 $63,690 1,140
13 Nuclear Engineers $122,950 $82,850 360
14 Pharmacists $119,790 $90,790 1,400
15 Physicists $119,270 $85,790 90
16 Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates $116,540 $94,460 210
17 Optometrists $110,460 $51,150 150
18 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $108,970 $53,860 220
19 Marketing Managers $108,240 $48,580 890
20 Engineers, All Other $106,080 $50,600 420
21 Sales Managers $105,910 $49,050 1,800
22 Computer And Information Systems Managers $105,660 $57,880 1,260
23 Personal Financial Advisors $104,890 $32,050 560
24 Physician Assistants $104,130 $69,360 540
25 Nurse Practitioners $102,760 $59,480 590
26 Materials Engineers $102,740 $61,120 190
27 Sales Engineers $102,540 $58,570 220
28 Computer Hardware Engineers $101,470 $64,250 270
29 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $99,390 $49,830 90
30 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $99,160 $42,900 330
31 Lawyers $98,390 $47,430 1,980
32 Financial Managers $97,960 $46,750 2,370
33 Industrial Production Managers $97,800 $55,580 660
34 Atmospheric And Space Scientists $96,470 $58,320 50
35 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $95,250 $45,390 210
36 History Teachers, Postsecondary $94,780 $51,970 60
37 Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors $94,330 $58,030 160
38 Natural Sciences Managers $94,150 $65,960 340
39 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $93,110 $47,990 60
40 Industrial Engineers $93,070 $63,620 900
41 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $93,000 $44,860 50
42 Electrical Engineers $92,290 $54,230 1,120
43 Environmental Engineers $91,810 $55,590 500
44 Purchasing Managers $90,650 $50,870 310
45 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $89,740 $46,930 110
46 Software Developers, Systems Software $89,610 $35,610 900
47 Medical And Health Services Managers $89,180 $47,600 1,910
48 Air Traffic Controllers $89,010 $64,200 60
49 Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary $88,630 $55,370 70
50 Veterinarians $87,900 $38,740 400
51 Software Developers, Applications $87,580 $53,440 2,950
52 Compensation And Benefits Managers $87,130 $54,950 80
53 Chiropractors $86,560 $22,790 180
54 Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products $86,090 $38,340 1,040
55 Statisticians $85,620 $48,600 60
56 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers $85,440 $38,370 50
57 Psychologists, All Other $85,250 $42,310 50
58 Mechanical Engineers $84,640 $55,140 910
59 Power Distributors And Dispatchers $84,500 $46,110 100
60 Business Teachers, Postsecondary $84,480 $27,140 380
61 Information Security Analysts $84,450 $43,500 410
62 Human Resources Managers $84,450 $45,660 710
63 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $83,880 $41,330 30
64 Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers $83,560 $50,520 650
65 Managers, All Other $83,090 $33,570 1,210
66 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers $83,030 $51,440 80
67 Occupational Therapists $82,820 $56,340 430
68 Public Relations And Fundraising Managers $81,890 $45,440 280
69 Construction Managers $81,650 $45,740 1,300
70 Emergency Management Directors $81,620 $38,890 100
71 Management Analysts $81,470 $33,870 2,460
72 Transportation Inspectors $81,280 $47,760 40
73 Computer Network Architects $80,890 $49,620 430
74 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $80,520 $60,360 100
75 English Language And Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $80,470 $41,540 280
76 Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $80,070 $45,100 60
77 Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $79,950 $45,990 250
78 General And Operations Managers $79,400 $33,370 12,490
79 Financial Examiners $79,150 $55,580 120
80 Media And Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $79,100 $60,200 50
81 Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School $79,080 $53,310 1,080
82 Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay $78,930 $49,580 80
83 Computer Systems Analysts $78,770 $46,640 1,360
84 First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives $77,550 $51,400 610
85 Training And Development Managers $77,330 $45,010 110
86 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $77,260 $56,530 300
87 Chemists $77,150 $38,010 270
88 Nuclear Medicine Technologists $76,550 $62,530 80
89 Computer Occupations, All Other $76,320 $50,500 960
90 Physical Therapists $76,110 $38,330 1,200
91 Computer Programmers $75,310 $44,050 630
92 Civil Engineers $75,010 $39,490 2,040
93 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $74,690 $32,510 120
94 Commercial And Industrial Designers $74,650 $34,570 160
95 Dental Hygienists $74,490 $60,170 1,650
96 Financial Analysts $74,150 $45,580 450
97 Farmers, Ranchers, And Other Agricultural Managers $73,570 $45,200 190
98 Education Teachers, Postsecondary $73,320 $42,480 170
99 Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers $73,290 $41,080 500
100 Logisticians $73,190 $44,830 500

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Idaho job scene here:

×

Review Your Company Sweepstakes

Take a short anonymous survey on your workplace and be entered for a chance to win an iPad.