We combed through the data to identify the profession in Idaho 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 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:
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.
If you’re interested, you can read more about the Idaho job scene here:
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:
|Rank||Job Title||Average Salary|
|1||Obstetricians And Gynecologists||$281,710|
|5||Physicians And Surgeons, All Other||$230,330|
|6||Family And General Practitioners||$220,550|
|12||Architectural And Engineering Managers||$124,460|
|16||Judges, Magistrate Judges, And Magistrates||$116,540|
|18||Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary||$108,970|
|20||Engineers, All Other||$106,080|
|22||Computer And Information Systems Managers||$105,660|
|23||Personal Financial Advisors||$104,890|
|28||Computer Hardware Engineers||$101,470|
|29||Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$99,390|
|30||Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary||$99,160|
|33||Industrial Production Managers||$97,800|
|34||Atmospheric And Space Scientists||$96,470|
|35||Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$95,250|
|36||History Teachers, Postsecondary||$94,780|
|37||Health And Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers And Inspectors||$94,330|
|38||Natural Sciences Managers||$94,150|
|39||Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, And Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,110|
|41||Physics Teachers, Postsecondary||$93,000|
|45||Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary||$89,740|
|46||Software Developers, Systems Software||$89,610|
|47||Medical And Health Services Managers||$89,180|
|48||Air Traffic Controllers||$89,010|
|49||Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary||$88,630|
|51||Software Developers, Applications||$87,580|
|52||Compensation And Benefits Managers||$87,130|
|54||Sales Representatives, Wholesale And Manufacturing, Technical And Scientific Products||$86,090|
|56||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers||$85,440|
|57||Psychologists, All Other||$85,250|
|59||Power Distributors And Dispatchers||$84,500|
|60||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||$84,480|
|61||Information Security Analysts||$84,450|
|62||Human Resources Managers||$84,450|
|63||Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary||$83,880|
|64||Electrical Power-Line Installers And Repairers||$83,560|
|65||Managers, All Other||$83,090|
|66||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers||$83,030|
|68||Public Relations And Fundraising Managers||$81,890|
|70||Emergency Management Directors||$81,620|
|73||Computer Network Architects||$80,890|
|74||Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,520|
|75||English Language And Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,470|
|76||Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||$80,070|
|77||Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||$79,950|
|78||General And Operations Managers||$79,400|
|80||Media And Communication Equipment Workers, All Other||$79,100|
|81||Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School||$79,080|
|82||Electrical And Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, And Relay||$78,930|
|83||Computer Systems Analysts||$78,770|
|84||First-Line Supervisors Of Police And Detectives||$77,550|
|85||Training And Development Managers||$77,330|
|86||Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$77,260|
|88||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$76,550|
|89||Computer Occupations, All Other||$76,320|
|93||Communications Teachers, Postsecondary||$74,690|
|94||Commercial And Industrial Designers||$74,650|
|97||Farmers, Ranchers, And Other Agricultural Managers||$73,570|
|98||Education Teachers, Postsecondary||$73,320|
|99||Transportation, Storage, And Distribution Managers||$73,290|
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