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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 Indianapolis 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 Psychiatrists are the highest paid people in Indianapolis.
Here’s a quick look at the top ten highest paying jobs in Indianapolis:
Everyone’s favorite, dentists, place number 9 on the list of highest paid professions in Indianapolis. 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 Indianapolis and Indiana job scene here:
We looked at the BLS’s data set for all 510 job classifications in Indianapolis 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 29, 2020.
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|2||Obstetricians and Gynecologists||$252,330|
|3||Physicians, All Other; and Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric||$246,120|
|4||Family Medicine Physicians||$240,460|
|5||General Internal Medicine Physicians||$215,420|
|7||Surgeons, Except Ophthalmologists||$169,230|
|10||Air Traffic Controllers||$138,010|
|11||Computer and Information Systems Managers||$135,780|
|15||Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers||$128,610|
|16||Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||$126,430|
|17||Architectural and Engineering Managers||$125,240|
|18||Personal Financial Advisors||$123,330|
|20||General and Operations Managers||$122,500|
|24||Compensation and Benefits Managers||$112,020|
|27||Human Resources Managers||$110,640|
|28||Medical and Health Services Managers||$108,200|
|31||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products||$104,940|
|34||Training and Development Managers||$102,980|
|35||Computer Network Architects||$101,810|
|37||Atmospheric and Space Scientists||$97,290|
|39||Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary||$96,240|
|40||Administrative Services and Facilities Managers||$95,140|
|41||Computer Hardware Engineers||$94,960|
|43||Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents||$93,710|
|46||Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers||$93,370|
|48||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||$92,560|
|51||Education Administrators, Postsecondary||$88,510|
|52||Biochemists and Biophysicists||$88,450|
|54||Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||$87,300|
|55||Network and Computer Systems Administrators||$87,280|
|56||Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other||$85,770|
|58||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$85,540|
|60||Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay||$84,950|
|62||Writers and Authors||$84,610|
|64||Computer Systems Analysts||$84,390|
|65||Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products||$84,060|
|66||Information Security Analysts||$84,020|
|67||First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers||$83,830|
|70||Postmasters and Mail Superintendents||$82,730|
|73||Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||$81,540|
|76||Advertising and Promotions Managers||$80,490|
|77||Engineers, All Other||$80,100|
|78||Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers||$79,830|
|79||First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers||$79,640|
|82||Power Plant Operators||$78,410|
|83||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$78,370|
|85||Database Administrators and Architects||$78,240|
|87||Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors||$77,710|
|88||Psychologists, All Other||$77,180|
|89||Accountants and Auditors||$76,930|
|91||Nuclear Medicine Technologists||$76,340|
|92||Computer Occupations, All Other||$75,880|
|93||Financial and Investment Analysts, Financial Risk Specialists, and Financial Specialists, All Other||$75,590|
|94||Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||$74,710|
|95||Fish and Game Wardens||$73,460|
|97||Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School||$72,940|
|98||Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||$72,590|
|99||Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; and Managers, All Other||$72,310|
|100||Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers||$72,130|
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